The full roll call of winners and runners-up from the inaugural Tees Businesswomen of the Year awards was as follows:
Training & Apprenticeships (sponsored by PX Group)
Winner: Nifco UK.
Runners-up: Jackson’s Law, Hunters Estate Agents.
Best Newcomer (sponsored by RMS Recruitment)
Winner: Jessica Williams (Just Williams)
Runners-up: Holly Campbell (Venator), Jo Davies (HR Alchemy).
Charity/Voluntary Award (sponsored by Venator)
Winner: Halo Project
Runners-up: Teesside Philanthropic Foundation, The Bungalow Partnership.
Breaking the Mould Award (sponsored by Developments by Joseph Homes)
Winner: Andrea Pearson (SABIC)
Runners-up: Liza Pontone (Active Chartered Financial Planners), Kelly Bailey (Venator).
Best New Business (sponsored by Tees Valley Combined Authority)
Winner: Fourteen Drops
Runners-up: Pie Jackers, Just Williams.
Inspiring Others Award (sponsored by SABIC)
Winner: Yasmin Khan (Halo Project)
Runners-up: Julie Donaldson (Zetland FM), Stacey Phoenix (Cygnet Law).
SME of the Year (sponsored by Punch Robson Solicitors)
Winner: Hunters Estate Agents
Runners-up: Chadwicks Inn Maltby, Crake & Mallon Funeral Services.
Lifelong Inspiration Award (sponsored by Tees Valley Business Compass)
Winner: Anne Preston (Prestons of Potto).
Runners-up: Jane Turner (Teesside University), Katrina Morley (Tees Valley Education)
Business of the Year (sponsored by Cornerstone Business Solutions)
Winner: J&B Recycling
Runners-up: Sound Training, Home Instead Senior Care.
Businesswoman of the Year (sponsored by Teesside University)
Winner: Claire Preston (Sound Training)
Runners-up: Sharon Lane (Tees Components), Yasmin Khan (The Halo Project).