Our Awards

We have received multiple industry awards for our excellence in enterprise and in recognition of our staff expertise. Explore our awards and achievements below.



award3Dr Dawn Cranswick, Chief Executive of PNE Group, wins the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the ‘Building a Better Working World’ Category

In recognition of her ‘commitment to creating socio-economic value’, Chief Executive of PNE Group, Dr Dawn Cranswick, is awarded the highly prestigious Ernst and Young ‘Building a Better Working World’ Award for the North.

PNE Group is named Social Enterprise of the Year Finalist at the Northern Powerhouse Northern Lights Awards

The nomination recognised PNE Group’s commitment to supporting the Northern Powerhouse agenda by driving economic, social and business value in the North of England.



award1PNE Group win National Enterprise Network’s Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year (>£750,000)

Presenting the Award, Dawn Whiteley MBE, Chief Executive of the National Enterprise Network, commented: “For 35 years, PNE Group have delivered enterprise support to the North East region and beyond, continuing to adapt, reinvent and create opportunities to add value to the world.”

PNE Group and RBS Group win in the ‘Best Execution’ Category at the Corporate Engagement Awards

Europe’s only accolade benchmarking excellence in collaboration with corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, the BronzeAward marked our involvement in the delivery of the RBS Group’s Skills and Opportunities Fund.



PNE Enterprise win the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) High Impact Award 

For the success and reach of their Global Entrepreneurship Week events, PNE Enterprise are awarded the High Impact Award.



award2Melissa Middleton, Manager of PNE Enterprise, wins the NatWest National Unsung Hero Award

For her dedication to the enterprise agenda of the North East, PNE Enterprise Manager Melissa Middleton is named NatWest’s National Unsung Hero.

Manager of PNE Enterprise, Melissa Middleton, wins the If We Can You Can Challenge ‘Supporter of the Year’ Award

Melissa Middleton, Manager of PNE Enterprise, wins the client-nominated If We Can You Can Challenge ‘Supporter of the Year’ Award for outstanding client support.



PNE Group win the National Federation of Enterprise Agencies (NFEA) ‘Commercial Partnerships’ Award

In recognition of our longstanding work supporting Royal Dutch Shell on their Shell LiveWIRE programme, we were awarded the NFEA’s Commerical Partnership Award.

PNE Enterprise Project Manager, Lee Longstaff, wins the If We Can You Can Challenge ‘Supporter of the Year’ Award

For delivering exceptional business advice and support, PNE Enterprise Business Advisor and Project Manager Lee Longstaff wins the client-nominated If We Can You Can Challenge Supporter of the Year Award.



PNE Development win ‘Best Voluntary Sector Website’ Category at the North East Digital Awards 

Received for their e-learning website, voluntaryskills.com, PNE Development secure the ‘Best Voluntary Sector Website’ Award.