Last Wednesday night as everyone started to gather at the Criterion Hotel for Awesome Newcastle we had an unfortunate late scratching. One of our excited finalists couldn’t make it in time to pitch for $1,000 cash. Luckily had a guest board member who was keen to pitch, so Caroline de Vries of The Base, agreed to ste..
For the first time in the history of Awesome Newcastle, a no-strings-attached grant giveaway of $1000 was awarded to one lucky kid with a good idea! Clever children between the ages of 6-14 across Newcastle applied with their great ideas, and the board narrowed it down to five to come pitch last night at Persona Comm..
Last night was a blustery warm evening to celebrate Awesome Newcastle March at the Criterion in Carrington! We, mingled, made merry and met our finalists and guest board members.
After a nice holiday hiatus, Awesome Newcastle returned in full force in February! It was a fateful night full of feelings, as we said a massive thank you and farewell to Amy Tribe, a phenomenal board member who’s been a great energy and full of good ideas over the years. Thank you so much for your commitment and gen..
Last night we had a chilly and cheery Awesome Newcastle as we rugged up and entered the first week of winter at The Criterion in Carrington.
Last night the Criterion Hotel in Carrington hosted another glorious Awesome Newcastle featuring a fabulous line up of finalists and guest board members. We enjoyed some bevvies, we learned who was who, Alex made the “May the Fourth Be With You” joke, and we got down to business.
This month we loved having first t..
We kicked off Awesome Newcastle a little late this month, but in doing so we were able to welcome back our host and cheerleader, Alex Morris, who may or may not be writing this very blog post.
It was a windy wonderful afternoon at The Criterion, as we all gathered around to enjoy some sips and chips and learn about..
Last night we held what we believe to be our final digital Awesome Newcastle of the year! As the clocks kicked forward, we kicked back and enjoyed good ideas and afternoon sun. We welcomed three guest board members: returning guests Marty Spiers of Approach Accounting, and Aleeta Cliff of Hudson Street Hum. We also w..
Last night we got together for another Awesome Newcastle at The Criterion, and what fun we had! With an intimate crowd and plenty of energy, the night kicked off to a great start. We quickly got down to business.
This month was an exciting one for our board members. We welcomed back Graham Batten and as of this mo..
In 2019 we had a great time collaborating with the Hunter Innovation Festival, so we were thrilled to do it again last night! As is the tradition, Awesome Newcastle was open to the public, and The Criterion hosted a lovely, lively crowd. Thank you to all the kind people who came out and showed support.
Last night ..