Call for entries for 2013

09-Jan-13: Big Chip 2013 opens for entries today.

The awards are open to any business that has carried out digital projects over the past year, ranging from launching an innovative website or iPhone app to social media marketing campaigns and animation.

The awards cover the north of England, from Derby to the Scottish border, with the winners announced at a dinner at Manchester's Palace Hotel on June 27.

They are organised by trade association Manchester Digital, with support from partners including Digital Union in the north east, Leeds Digital Festival and Liverpool Vision.

For the second year running, the Manchester Evening News will be media partner along with its Trinity Mirror sister titles the Liverpool Post and the Newcastle Journal.

Big Chip 2013 will also see a number of changes to categories, as well as the addition of two categories - the Best Use of Brand in Digital and the Big Chip Offbeat Award.

This year's headline sponsor is hosting provider UKFast.

Big Chip Round Table

06-Dec-12: Winners of the 2012 Big Chip awards from the Manchester region joined hosts Adam Jupp from Manchester Evening News and Shaun Fensom from Big Chip to discuss the prospects for Manchester achieving its ambition of being one of the world's top 20 digital cities.

Read the full article in GM Business Week here.