• Growing alongside the digital sector in the North for 19 years.

    18 Jan 2017

    If the Big Chip Awards communicate one message above others it is this: not only is the North home to a strong and growing digital and creative-tech sector, but it’s a given that in the North businesses instinctively work together to celebrate their achievements.

  • Big Chip Awards 2016 – another fantastic ceremony!

    26 Jul 2016

    The Big Chip Awards is always a big event in everybody’s digital diary, as we welcome top industry professionals from the North that have achieved digital excellence over the past 12 months.

  • Announcing our 2016 compere… Bethany Black

    25 May 2016

    We are delighted to announce the compere for the 2016 awards. Here, Bethany answers a few questions so we can get to know her a little better...

  • UKFast: Chipping in…

    17 May 2016

    We hear from our brilliant headline sponsor, UKFast

  • The North is ablaze with Big Chip Shortlist fever

    28 Apr 2016

    If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: at the Big Chip Awards, we love the North’s tech and digital industries! Returning for our 18 th year, our mission is to put a spotlight on the region’s fantastic digital and tech sector and celebrate the successes produced annually.

  • Hear from last year's Grand Prix winners: Engage Interactive

    15 Apr 2016

    “Winning awards is always gratifying for the company, the client, and the people involved in bringing it to life...” – Engage Interactive

  • A word from our sponsors: Manchester Science Partnerships

    11 Apr 2016

    Big Chip sponsor Manchester Science Partnerships talks about Big Chip and the digital sector

  • "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.