Contact centres in the North East still have time to stake a claim to be the region’s best by entering the North East Contact Centre Awards 2012.
With just under a month to go until entries close, contact centres are being reminded not to miss the deadline for this year’s awards which are recognised as the region’s industry ‘oscars’.
Entrants have until Friday September 14 to submit their applications for a range of individual, team and company awards.
The awards aim to reward the achievements of employees working in one of the North East’s best performing sectors.
They are being organised by Tyne and Wear Development Company in association with headline sponsors NRG.
The full range of awards on offer includes:
- Contact Centre Advisor of the Year
- Contact Centre Customer Hero
- Best New Talent
- Inspirational Leader
- Contact Centre Dream Team
- Contact Centre Team of the Year
- People Development Champions
- Innovative Use of Technology
- North East Outsourced Contact Centre of the Year
- North East Contact Centre of the Year (Under 250 Seats)
- North East Contact Centre of the Year (Over 250 Seats)
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Friday November 9 at Rainton Meadows Arena in Sunderland.
Sarah Gibson, marketing officer at Tyne and Wear Development Company, explains: “The event is a great opportunity for contact centres and their employees to be recognised for their continued success and achievements.
“We still have three weeks to go until the entries close, which gives contact centre lots of time to apply. We’re just keen to remind potential entrants that the deadline is approaching so they have the best chance of achieving success.
“There are still opportunities to sponsor the event so if anyone is interested we’d be happy to hear from them.”
The North East Contact Centre Awards are judged by an independent panel of industry experts.
Event sponsors include Contact Centre Professional (CCP), Hays Recruitment, Sunderland City Council, Sunderland College, GEM Contact Centre, Ingeus and Already Sorted.
For more information about the event please visit www.contactcentreawards.co.uk or to discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact Sarah Gibson at Tyne and Wear Development Company on 0191 516 9099.