Accountancy industry to come together for annual awards

The north east's largest finance and accounting event is celebrating ten years of excellence.

Sunday, 21st February 2016, 07:30 am
Updated Friday, 19th February 2016, 11:20 am
Steve Cram.

The 10th North East Accountancy Awards, sponsored by Nigel Wright Recruitment, will be returning to the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead on Thursday, June 30.

More than 400 industry professionals expected to attend the event, hosted by Steve Cram.

With nominations for 2016 now open, members of the finance and accountancy community across the region are encouraged to celebrate their individual success as well as the success of their colleagues and organisations.

The range of categories includes team and individual awards and cover the full career span from accounts assistants to finance directors.

Fiona Fletcher, managing director at Echo Events and Association Management, organisers of the North East Accountancy Awards, said: “We’ve seen the North East Accountancy Awards evolve every year since it was founded in 2007, and it has undoubtedly become a well-established, prestigious event in the industry’s calendar.

“We want to ensure the 10th anniversary celebrations are extra special, so to mark this landmark occasion, we are extremely excited that Olympic athlete and BBC commentator, Steve Cram, will be hosting the 2016 ceremony.

“Who better to personify success than a world class champion.”

Paul Wilson, CEO of title sponsors Nigel Wright Recruitment, said: “Nigel Wright Recruitment is proud to have been the title sponsor for the North East Accountancy Awards since its launch in 2007.

“We are delighted to see how the profile of the awards has grown and the platform they offer to showcase the best of the finance industry in the North East.”

To submit a nomination for an award, or book a table, visit