Northern Star Business Awards

The Northern Star Business Awards is the Chamber’s annual awards evening which recognises companies around the North-east for exceptional accomplishments across a range of fields, from energy to innovation, customer service to people development.

Best Campaign of the Year is back for 2016

Due to popular demand, "Best Campaign of the Year" is now open for nominations for this year's awards. Download the nomination form and submit before nominations close at 5pm on Friday June 10. 


Limited sponsorship options are available for the following:

  • Principal Sponsorship
  • Category Sponsorship 
    • Excellence in Customer Service

    • Lifetime Achievement

    • Outstanding Contribution to Society

    • Rising Star

  • Table Gift Sponsor

To find out more, please contact Seona Shand on 01224 343929 or download our sponsorship proposal.

Dates for your diary

The all important dates for our 2016 award ceremony can be found below.

  • Judging - May 31
  • Finalists announced - June 2
  • Finalists reception - September 15
  • Northern Star Business Awards - September 22
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"Our winners are already making the most of being the best in our region, an accolade deserving of recognition.
"The night itself is a tremendous occasion in showcasing outstanding achievement in business from across a range of industries."

Edel Harris, president of the Chamber
Read the 2015 • winners review

2015 Winners

Achievement in International Business

Equalizer International 

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Commitment to Innovative Use of Research & Development


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Commitment to People Development

Indigo Technologies

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Excellence in Customer Service

Beetroot Restaurants Ltd

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Excellence in Health and Safety

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC)

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Made in Aberdeen

North Hop Aberdeen/Frasermedia

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Outstanding Contribution to Society

DA (Drugs Action)

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Outstanding Contribution to the Energy Sector

Step Change in Safety

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Overall Business of the Year

CHC Helicopter

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Rising Star

Nick Latham - Lubbers UK Ltd

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Student Placement

Stena Drilling Ltd

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The Business Diversity Award


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The Green Award


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Lifetime Achievement

James Milne CBE

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2016 Charities

Over £6,500 was raised for local charities through the generosity of the guests who attended last year’s event.

The five charities chosen to benefit from this year's Northern Star Business Awards are:


Children 1st 

North East Sensory Services 

Royal National Lifeboat Institution