The Northern Star Business Awards are a glittering highlight in the North-east business calendar. Attracting hundreds of attendees from across the region, the wide range of sponsorship packages provide a variety of opportunities to promote your brand and raise awareness of your corporate values.

Details of sponsorship opportunties for the 2019 awards will be available shortly.

Our Sponsors

  • Aberdeenshire Council

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    Aberdeenshire Council

    Aberdeenshire Council

    Category sponsor: Family Business

    Visit the Aberdeenshire Council website.

  • Aberdeen City Council

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    Aberdeen City Council

    Aberdeen City Council

    Category sponsor: Going Gobal

    For more information about Aberdeen City council click here.

  • AECC

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    AECC

    AECC

    Water sponsor

  • Balmoral Group

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    Balmoral Group

    Balmoral Group

    Category sponsor: Making the Difference 

    Established in 1980, Balmoral is a diverse privately-owned operation specialising in subsea buoyancy, flotation, insulation, elastomer and renewable energy products; civil & environmental engineering liquid storage/treatment solutions and property development.

    At Group HQ in Aberdeen the company has invested in a pioneering subsea product design and manufacturing facility that includes laboratory, design engineering, production, project management and testing facilities that are unrivalled in the industry.

    Balmoral Tanks runs a highly specialised design and manufacturing business providing hot press GRP and steel sectional tanks as well as cylindrical steel tanks for the global water storage and fire-fighting sectors. The company also designs and produces efusion® and digestore® epoxy coated and concrete tanks respectively for the water, wastewater and anaerobic digestion markets.

    Balmoral Park Ltd is the company’s property development division. Covering some 18 acres Balmoral Business Park is home to three auto dealerships; Audi, Mini and Nissan, and features a 40,500sq ft high-specification office pavilion.

    These individual business units are run by defined management and operations teams that are wholly responsible for their unit’s profit and loss activity.

    The Group is dedicated to a policy of continuous improvement and to providing the highest quality of products on a global basis.

    For more informaiton about Balmoral Group click here.

  • Circular North-east

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    Circular North-east

    Circular North-east

    Category sponsor: Eco Hero

    Circular North-east works to inform and inspire businesses in the North-east of Scotland to adopt new business models to reduce and manage out waste.

    We connect companies across the region, helping them diversify, reduce costs, gain better value from their waste and explore the potential new business opportunities it presents.

    For more information about Circular North-east click here.

  • Dandara

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    Dandara

    Dandara

    Category sponsor: Lifetime Achievement

    Dandara was established in 1988 from the desire to provide innovative homes and commercial properties, which would offer real value for money without compromising on design, durability or quality.

    Click here to find out more about Dandara.

  • Developing the Young Workforce (DYW)

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    Developing the Young Workforce (DYW)

    Developing the Young Workforce (DYW)

    Category sponsor: Inspiring Futures

    Developing the Young Workforce North-east Scotland is the vital link between businesses and schools to engage, inspire and develop the region’s future workforce.

    DYW helps educators and businesses to work together as co-investors to create a skilled and ready-for-work workforce.

    For more information about DYW click here

  • Robert Gordon University

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    Robert Gordon University

    Robert Gordon University

    Category sponsor:Student Placement 

    A dynamic and contemporary institution, Robert Gordon University has achieved international recognition for its quality, professional education and highly skilled graduates. 

    The university continually builds upon close relationships with companies, research institutes, professional institutions and government bodies to ensure course content remains aligned to rapidly changing industry requirements. 

    Through regular interaction with industry and the inclusion of work placements in 90 per cent of our undergraduate courses, the university ensures that it continues to produce job-ready graduates year after year. As a result of the university’s dedication to employability, the university has developed the Talent Exchange programme which connects local businesses with talented students across the university. This is consistently reflected in league tables, with accolades including: ‘RGU is one of the top UK Universities for postgraduate employability, with a 97 per cent employment rate’ (HESA Destination of UK Leavers’ Survey 2013 - 2014), ‘Top University for Graduate jobs in the UK’ (HESA, 2014) and ‘Robert Gordon University remains one of the top performing modern universities in Britain’ (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2014).

    Delivery is designed with flexibility in mind. Part time, blended learning and supported online study options allow students to fit their education around today’s busy life. 

    RGU's Business Development team offers expertise and unique business solutions in sectors ranging from oil and gas to pharmacy and IT. Supporting businesses with education, training, consultancy, competency and capability assurance, research commercialisation and collaboration, we can help companies of all sizes to prosper.   

    For more information about Robert Gordon University click here.

     

  • ScotRail

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    ScotRail

    ScotRail

    Category sponsor: Overall Business of the Year

    Visit the ScotRail website.

  • Sage

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    Sage

    Sage

    Principle sponsor

    The Sage Group plc, commonly known as Sage, is a British multinational enterprise software company headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. It is the UK's second largest technology company and is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise resource planning software, the largest supplier to small businesses, and has 6.1 million customers worldwide. It has offices in 24 countries.

  • Skene House

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    Skene House

    Skene House

      

  • Stewart Milne Group Ltd

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    Stewart Milne Group Ltd

    Stewart Milne Group Ltd

    Category sponsor: Customer First

    For more information about Stewart Milne Group Ltd click here.

  • The Oil & Gas Technology Centre

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    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre

    Category sponsor: Inspiration from Innovation

    For more information about The Oil & Gas Technology Centre click here.

  • Thorpe Molloy Recruitment Ltd

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    Thorpe Molloy Recruitment Ltd

    Thorpe Molloy Recruitment Ltd

    Category sponsor: Staff Matter

    Good recruitment requires knowledge, experience, resources, contacts and time. If you don’t have all the tools you need then it is more effective to seek help from a specialist. For over 20 years we have worked in Aberdeen as a trusted business advisor for the recruitment of temporary, contract and permanent staff. We also help skilled professionals find employment or take the next step in their career.

    Visit the Thorpe Molloy Recruitment Ltd website.

  • University of Aberdeen Business School

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    University of Aberdeen Business School

    University of Aberdeen Business School

    Category sponsor: Rising Star

    Founded in 1495, The University of Aberdeen is the third oldest University in Scotland. With a community of 120 nationalities and 14,500 students the University is ranked consistently among the world's top universities.

    Our Business School is internationally recognised for its excellence in world-leading research, and was ranked as a top three UK University for impact in Business and Management Studies in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), which assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

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  • XIC

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    XIC

    XIC

    Print Sponsor

    XIC has been providing creative communications solutions since 1986. Headquartered in Aberdeen, we deliver professional print services to organisations throughout the north-east and beyond. Our experienced team combine creative design, marketing and print production expertise, working closely with clients to achieve optimum results. Attuned to the needs of the energy industry, we specialise in printed safety materials, tender enhancement and reprographics.

    Regardless of the size and scope of your project, XIC aims to get to know you, your business and its clients so that we can deliver the best possible solution. Whether your next job is a batch of business cards or a $10m tender proposal, we'll ensure your materials make the right impression.

    Over the years, we've been fortunate enough to work with every type of business imaginable. We'll bring experience to your next project however we also have our finger firmly on the pulse of industry trends.
    As we approach this year's awards dinner, XIC would like to take this opportunity to wish all 2017 finalists the best of luck.

    http://www.xic.com/