Northern Star Business Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Northern Star Business Awards, the Chamber’s annual celebration of North-east business success.

Key dates

February 20           Nominations open

March 7                 Nominations workshop

March 27               Nominations close

May 22                  Finalists announced

September 20       Finalist’s reception

September 27       Awards ceremony

With an audience of around 600 guests, the Northern Star Business Awards recognise the exceptional accomplishments of organisations across the North-east.

From pioneering innovation and outstanding customer service to excellence in people development, environmental outlook and marketing prowess, the Northern Star Awards provide the a high-profile platform for showcasing success.

Now in their 15th year, the 2018 awards have been refreshed to better reflect the dynamic, progressive and diverse range of businesses who are doing good things in our area.

The winners will be unveiled during a glittering black-tie ceremony at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on Thursday, September 27.

Thinking about entering?

A nominations workshop will take place at Skene House Apartment Hotels, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen on March 7.

The session will include an overview of the new categories from the Chamber’s membership team, plus tips from previous winners and guidance from some of the judges on what they will be looking for.

To register to attend the workshop click here.

2017 Winners

2017 Winners



Each year we work with five member organisations (registered charities) to be the beneficiaries of envelope donations made on the night.

Through the generosity of attendees, the Northern Star Business Awards have raised more than £30,000 in the last five years towards helping local charities

For the 2018 Awards, Dial-a-Bus, Me Too!, Marie Curie, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation and Mental Health Aberdeen have been nominated as charity partners.