Thursday 16th November 2023

Newcastle Civic Centre

About the event

The North East's IT and Technology Awards

Now in its tenth year, the Dynamites are the North East’s most highly anticipated IT and Tech awards. Since 2014, 3842 attendees have celebrated the industry, 111 companies or individuals are the proud holders of the cherished Dynamites trophy and over 786 nominations have been considered by the judges. On Thursday 16th November 2023, ten years in we are expecting the biggest celebration of the industry yet.


Guests will be welcomed with a drinks reception to socialise and network with over 500 attendees from 150+ organisations. From there a three course dinner will accompany the main activity for the evening, the awards themselves. The event provides an opportunity for attendees and companies to build profile and national status in joining Dynamo’s growing network.

Awards Hosts

Welcoming you for this year Dynamites Awards

Suzi Ruffell

With five sell-out runs at Edinburgh Fringe, a nomination for Best Stand-Up Show in the National Comedy Awards and racking up critical acclaim from reviewers and audiences alike, suited and booted stand-up Suzi Ruffell is a hugely celebrated name on the UK comedy circuit.

Duncan Leatherdale

Duncan Leatherdale is an award-winning journalist and writer working for the BBC in North East England.

Key Dates

what you need to know when
Monday 05 June
Nominations open
Tuesday 05 September
Nominations deadline
Week commencing 18 September
Judging process
Thursday 28 September
Finalists announced
Thursday 16 November
Awards evening

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