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Northern Star 2024 Business Awards - Finalist
17 November | 2023

ICR Group shortlisted for Business of the Year

We are thrilled to have been revealed as a finalist in the Northern Star Business Awards 2024.

We are one of five organisations shortlisted for the Business of the Year category for the 20th anniversary of the awards, which will take place at the P&J Live on Friday, April 19, 2024.

The awards – run by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, in association with Brodies LLP – recognise successful and growing businesses that make a positive impact on the North-east economy.

A total of 70 organisations have been shortlisted across 14 categories for what will be the biggest business celebration of 2024.

The glittering ceremony celebrates the exceptional accomplishments of organisations across the North-east of Scotland.

Susie Mountain, partner at title sponsors Brodies LLP, said: “The Northern Star Business Awards is an event which brings the North-east business community together and hearing the stories behind all of the finalists this year has been a real privilege.

“The awards highlight the achievements of remarkable individuals and organisations of all sizes, and from all sectors, which continue to inspire those of us fortunate enough to live and work here.

“The Northern Star Business Awards goes to show that there is reason to be extremely positive about the direction the North-east is headed in terms of the brilliant people here, their innovative initiatives and bright ideas.

“All of us at Brodies in Aberdeen are proud that we are the principal partner of the awards once again, and we wish all of the finalists the best of luck at the awards ceremony next April.”

Royal Bank of Scotland, Aberdeen International Airport, Gary Walker Wealth Management, Balmoral, CALA, University of Aberdeen, ANM Group, Port of Aberdeen, bp, Shell, RGU, True North, Luxe Scotland and Robert Gordon’s College are also among the key sponsors of the event.

Russell Borthwick, Chief Executive of Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, said: “For us, Northern Star is the best night of the year – a unique stage to showcase and celebrate the brilliant work being done by businesses of all sizes, from all sectors, across our fantastic region.

“The companies in this area and pioneering, entrepreneurial and resilient, and will continue to be at the forefront of creating a bright economic future for the nation.”

The companies shortlisted for the 2024 Northern Star Business Award winners are:

  • Craig International Ltd
  • ICR Group
  • Mackie’s of Scotland
  • Sport Aberdeen
  • WM Donald
  • Bancon Homes
  • Goldstar Cleaning Services
  • IT Hotdesk
  • Load Monitoring Systems (LMS)
  • Specsavers Aberdeen
  • ATPI Energy Travel
  • Aberdeen Performing Arts
  • Cairngorm Bothies
  • Duncan Farms
  • Port of Aberdeen
  • Amity Fish Company
  • Craig International Ltd
  • Katoni Engineering
  • PMC Property Management Lettings
  • WM Donald
  • ASCO
  • Fulkrum Technical Resources Ltd
  • ModuSpec, a Vysus Group company
  • TWMA
  • Viper Innovations
  • AISUS Offshore Ltd
  • Balmoral
  • eserv
  • Intellicore Ltd
  • PCL Live
  • Aberlour Futures Aberdeen
  • Build Your Future, Grampian Construction Training Group
  • Stork
  • TechFest
  • WM Donald
  • Aberdeen International Airport
  • AberNecessities
  • Kayleigh’s Wee Stars
  • TechFest
  • The Archie Foundation
  • Clan Cancer Support
  • Fifth Ring
  • Maritime Developments Ltd
  • Mearns & Gill
  • ThinkPR & Autism & Neurodiversity North Scotland (A-ND)
  • Murray Collie – Aberdeen Football Club Community Trust
  • Grace Arthur – Aberdeen Performing Arts
  • Nicole Thompson – Grampian Housing Association
  • Chloe Leslie – Infinity Partnership Limited
  • Cassie McGunnigle – The Archie Foundation
  • Appetite for Business
  • Balmoral
  • Bancon Group Ltd
  • Mackie’s of Scotland
  • MRS Training & Rescue
  • Amuse by Kevin Dalgleish
  • Ondo Catering
  • PCL Live
  • Planner Bee VA Services Ltd
  • Usana Mindset
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)
  • RSM UK
  • Sealand Projects Limited
  • Renaissance The Cowdray Club
  • Aberdeen Performing Arts
  • Ardent Group
  • City Restoration Project
  • Dough and Co
  • Sugarbird Wines Ltd
  • To be announced on the night