N-E Awards boost for city centre


THE North-east’s top business awards ceremony will boost Aberdeen city centre thanks a new partnership.

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Premier Coaches to run buses from the Northern Star Business Awards into Union Street after the awards ceremony.

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More than 800 people will pack P&J Live on Friday April 19th in what promises to be the biggest business party of the year.

The big business boogie bus will depart the arena immediately after the event so revellers can keep the party going and support the region’s night-time economy.

Anyone interested in using the bus should register their interest online. Tickets will cost £10.

Click here to register an interest.

Russell Borthwick, chief executive at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, said: “The Chamber has been at the forefront of the community campaign to rejuvenate Union Street, and we want to take the buzz of Northern Star into town to help support the brilliant business which make up our city centre economy.

“The further enhance the party atmosphere, we have also adjusted the awards schedule to allow for more music and dancing at the end of the evening – we can’t wait for what will be a top night.”

Alan Findlater, founder and owner of Premier Coaches, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the Chamber to ensure the city centre also benefits from the Northern Star Business Awards.

“We are passionate about supporting our local businesses and economy, and with the awards taking place on a Friday night, it’s a great opportunity to celebrate the brilliant achievements of our local community.”

Television presenter Edith Bowman will present the 2024 awards, which attracted a record level of entries this year.

Premier’s sister-brand, Luxe Scot, is sponsoring the drinks reception at the Northern Star Business Awards and will be converting the VIP reception into a special ‘Luxe Lounge’ for the night.

For more information about the Northern Star Business Awards, or to book a ticket, click here.

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