Nominate Your Business Today

The Northern Powerhouse Export Awards, brought to you by UMi in association with the Department for Business and Trade, are now OPEN for nominations!

From Manchester to Middlesbrough and South Shields to Sheffield, they will be accepting nominations from export businesses based in all 11 of the Northern Powerhouse LEPs.

Shining a spotlight on the export success stories of the past year, the campaign will champion and inspire businesses no matter where they are on their exporting journey.

This year there are 11 categories, including E-Commerce Exporter of the Year, Net Zero Exporter of the Year, and the night’s main award, Northern Powerhouse Exporter of the Year.

As a successful nomination, you will:

🏆 Get recognised as one of the North’s leading exporters.

🎙️ Raise your profile by featuring in the UK-wide campaign including an interactive digital publication, interviews and roundtables.

🤝 Join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs and export enthusiasts.

🥳 Celebrate your success with the team at the Celebration Event.

Who’s it for?

Exporters based in Cheshire and Warrington, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Humber, Lancashire, Leeds City Region, Liverpool City Region, North East, Sheffield City Region, Tees Valley, York, North Yorkshire and East Riding.

How do I get involved?

Visit the official website to nominate your business.

Awards Timeline

Jan 2023 Nominations Open
5 May 2023 Nominations Close
9 May 2023 Judging
28 June 2023 Celebration Event
July 2023 Publication Release