• "Grim up North"? You're having a laugh!

    14 Mar 2016

    Home to the first programmable computer, the UK’s only FTSE 100 Technology Company, Sage, and once a key player in the industrial revolution, the North has offered the world much in terms of technological advancement. We discuss what makes the North so great and why we, at the Big Chip Awards, love our digital businesses.

  • Looking back at 2015

    04 Mar 2016

    The Big Chip Awards are the UK’s longest-running digital awards and a celebration of the vast digital brilliance the North of England has to offer.

    Considered as the some of the most prestigious and credible accolades in the industry, the awards showcase the pinnacle of the North’s digital industry over the past 12 months.

    The 18th annual Big Chip Awards dinner happens on Thursday 23 June and will be held once again at The Midland Hotel in Manchester.

  • Five minutes with… Chair judge, Alasdair Scott

    24 Feb 2016

    Al Scott, chairing Big Chip Awards judging panel for a second year, explains why he’s returning in 2016 and what he's looking for this year.

  • Big Chip awards - supporting the digital sector in the north over 18 years

    25 Jan 2016

    Big Chip 2016 has now opened for entries - for the 18th time

  • Credibility in awards: where the Big Chips fit in

    19 May 2015

    With more award ceremonies cropping up every year, and many heavily based on sponsorship, it’s no surprise that the issue of integrity crops up regularly.

  • KPMG Blog

    19 May 2015

    We talk to the team at KPMG Enterprise about why they're sponsoring the Big Chip Awards again in 2015

  • MLP Law are proud sponsors of the Big Chip Awards 2015

    17 Apr 2015

    This year we are extremely proud to be sponsoring The Big Chip Awards and the whole team here at MLP Law is eager to get involved with an event that is so important amongst the North's digital community. The awards are known for being the longest running of their kind in the UK, so we’re expecting to see some great examples of the best digital businesses from across the North of England on the night.

  • Manchester Science Partnerships and Big Chip

    14 Apr 2015

    We talk to Manchester Science Partnerships about why they are sponsoring the Big Chip Awards in 2015

  • Winner's Blog - Mighty Giant

    18 Mar 2015

    Motion design company, Mighty Giant, won the Best Established Freelance/Micro-Enterprise Big Chip Award in 2014 for the range of different styles the business showed across their showreel. The judges said the ‘freshness’ demonstrated in their approach to projects such as those with Blue Peter, Conservative Home, and the Wright Way, won it for them. Since then, the business has started developing projects in new fields online and is now working on events, all whilst building a more varied client base in the process.

  • We spoke to last's year's winners, Space 48…

    16 Mar 2015

    Warrington-based eCommerce and digital marketing agency, Space48, won the Big Chip Award for Best e-Business project last year as a result of its work with luxury makeup brand Charlotte Tilbury. Since then the business has recruited 10 additional staff members and turnover has increased 60 per cent this year. The business has won a number of new clients since winning the Big Chip Award, most notably the online retailer Simon Jersey.