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BT sponsors Dynamites 17 awards

Shining a spotlight on our successful North East organisations and recognising the amazing talent in our region

BT was the headline sponsor for Dynamites 17, the region’s IT and technology awards. The Dynamites Awards are now in their fourth year and still the region’s only IT and Technology awards. Organised by North East IT network Dynamo, they shine a spotlight on successful regional tech companies and recognise the talent within the North East tech sector. With 9 categories and 11 awards there is much to celebrate.

Simon Roberson, Regional Partnership Director, BT said: “We were delighted to support the Dynamites awards once again this year. The awards are a fantastic showcase of industry achievements and really celebrate the true tech sector talent right here in the North East and we’re proud to support the innovation, investment and creativity of our fellow technology businesses.

Dynamo Chair, Charlie Hoult added: “The BT Dynamites are now in their fourth year and showcase the exceptional talent and strength of the IT and technology sector here in the North East. “Through the BT Dynamites awards we want to find the pioneering pace-setters, discover dynamic developers and identify the inventers and innovators of the future as well as our more established stars – and ensure they all gain the recognition they deserve.

New BT Chair Simon Yellowley presented the Outstanding achievement award to Atom Bank, based in Durham, Atom Bank is the UK’s first bank built for smartphone or tablet, without any branches.