The 2019 Northern Star Business Awards will take place at The Events Complex Aberdeen (TECA) 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 a 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

  • Aberdeenshire Council

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    Aberdeenshire Council

    Aberdeenshire Council

    Category sponsor: Family Business

    Visit the Aberdeenshire Council website.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Skene House

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    Skene House

    Skene House

    Accommodation sponsor 

    Visit the Skene House website here.

  • 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/