Tees Tech Awards 2021 Programme - Page 30

FINALISTS
SPONSORED BY DIGITAL CITY AND MIDDLESBROUGH DIGITAL

Company of the Year

SALESFIRE
Middlesbrough ’ s Salesfire provides a personalised on-site experience to over four million customers a day , replicating the experience of an instore sales assistant , online , as well as helping eCommerce retailers utilise their website traffic , amplify their conversions and maximise their revenue .
In a challenging year , Salesfire increased their staff by 52 per cent , launched two products , introduced a managed service offering , grew by 332 clients and continues to build partnerships with leading companies in the industry such as eCommerce giant , Klarna .
Excited to be part of the Tees tech sector , Salesfire is on track to expand into the USA , Asia and Europe .
ANIMMERSION
Animmersion delivers cutting edge , digital visualisation services from its Middlesbrough studio .
Creating hundreds of innovative digital experiences for a diverse range of global clients , the company boasts a team of experienced designers , artists and software engineers who drive innovation while giving clients access to a range of technical and creative skills .
Animmersion ’ s recently developed Virtual Interactive Events ( VIE ) platform addresses many of today ’ s communications challenges , offering a hybrid approach to a physical event and providing businesses the opportunity to showcase in ways not possible in the real world .
Committed to supporting the development and growth of the region ’ s digital sector , Animmersion provides internships through Teesside University .
CIRCLE CLOUD
Stockton-based Circle Cloud is an ISO27001 certified , Government Cloud approved Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Partner which specialises in the design , implementation and ongoing management of Office 365 , Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Teams Calling .
Though 2020 was a tough year , Circle Cloud grew by being agile and innovative , with additional revenue coming from remote working solutions provided to its existing customer base .
Circle Cloud ’ s specialism in one of the biggest and fastest growing areas of IT in the world benefits our region thanks to its twotiered approach to upskilling existing infrastructure consultants and technical operations staff .
Last year , it employed and upskilled six members of staff , all of whom joined with only basic Microsoft Cloud experience .
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