The 2019 Northern Star Business Awards will take place at P&J Live on Thursday, September 26.

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 high-profile platform for showcasing success.

If you want to raise your company’s profile and sponsor this prestigious event – from the drinks reception to one of our categories and principal sponsor to table gifts – get in touch with our head of membership, Seona Shand

Our Sponsors

  • Nucore Group

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    Nucore Group

    Nucore Group

    Nucore is a world-class integrated group of specialist engineering companies which provide products and services, from fire safety and security to climate control engineering;
    Oteac Ltd is a provider of integrated fire and safety products along with maintenance and testing services, while HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Ltd provides a range of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and services

    https://www.nucore-group.com/
  • Colin Lawson Transport

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    Colin Lawson Transport

    Colin Lawson Transport

    Colin Lawson Transport is a  leading haulage company based in North-east Scotland with a reputation of providing first class services built on quality and strong customer relationships. The company specialises in road freight within the international energy sector, utilising their general and heavy haulage fleet which includes an extensive range of modern vehicles from flatbeds to 250 tonne low loader trailers, delivering an efficient and safe service for their client

    http://colinlawsontransport.co.uk/
  • 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.

  • Aberdeenshire Council

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    Aberdeenshire Council

    Aberdeenshire Council

    Category sponsor: Family Business

    Visit the Aberdeenshire Council website.

  • AVC Immedia

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    AVC Immedia

    AVC Immedia

    Operating for over 40 years they are a market leading media company specialising in content creation for global and local brands. Their award-winning creative team produces videos, animations and digital content from their HQ in Aberdeen, Scotland.

    https://avcimmedia.com/
  • Spirit Energy

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    Spirit Energy

    Spirit Energy

    Spirit Energy is among Europe’s top independent oil and gas operators, with operations in four countries and a team of more than 1,000 people. Our focus is on maximising the potential of existing assets and working with our partners to bring exciting new developments on stream, while maintaining an absolute commitment to safety in everything we do.

    https://www.spirit-energy.com/
  • P&J Live

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  • GM Flow Measurement Services Ltd

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    GM Flow Measurement Services Ltd

    GM Flow Measurement Services Ltd

      

    https://www.gmflow.co.uk/
  • IFS

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  • BGE Consultancy Limited

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    BGE Consultancy Limited

    BGE Consultancy Limited

      

    http://www.bgeconsultancy.co.uk/
  • Circular North-east

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    Circular North-east

    Circular North-east

    Circular North-east work with local businesses to help identify circular economy opportunities and access the necessary support and funding to enable these opportunities.

    For more information about Circular North-east click here.

  • 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

  • IFS

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    IFS

    IFS

    IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers globally and is the undisputed market leader of providing business software to the oil field service industry, working with more than 400 project and asset driven oil and gas companies. Providing software solutions for offshore mobile assets - drilling contractors, FPSO operators or other vessel owners, EPC, service providers & project-based manufacturers.

  • 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.

     

  • Skene House

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    Skene House

    Skene House

    Accommodation sponsor 

    Visit the Skene House website here.

  • University of Aberdeen Business School

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    University of Aberdeen Business School

    University of Aberdeen Business School

    The University of Aberdeen was named Scottish University of the Year 2019.

     

    The Business School aims to develop knowledge, skills and tools to produce better businesses and better lives. With academics at the forefront of research and teaching, and a curriculum relevant to industry needs, the Business School fosters a resilient, future-focused culture to create new and impactful leaders.

     

  • 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 2019 finalists the best of luck.

    http://www.xic.com/