DC Thomson Events, part of DCT Media, provide creative solutions to bring brands to life and engage with key audiences via the platforms of trusted content and strong local connections across Scotland.

Event Portfolio

  • The Press and Journal Business Briefings
  • The Cherries Awards

Upcoming Events

  • UK Games Fund Awards

    UK Games Talent and Finance CIC and DC Thomson Events have teamed up to create a celebration of the excellence in indie games development within the UK Games Fund community. The UK Games Fund Awards are open to all UK Games Fund supported portfolio companies and Tranzfuser associates with the exception of the Outstanding Contribution award which is open to all, not just the UKGF community. Nominees are eligible for a part-funded trip to the glittering awards and exciting networking/showcase event in Dundee on Wednesday 4th September, 2019.

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  • The Press and Journal Gold Awards

    The Press and Journal Gold Awards, in association with Aberdeen Asset Management, are back and better than ever. Now in its third year, the North Sea’s must-attend night recognises the companies and individuals who continue to forge a path ahead for the sector as it emerges from the challenges of market volatility.

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Every brand and every business have great stories to tell and DC Thomson Events offer the unique opportunity to promote these in front of engaged and captive audiences.

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  • Aberdeen’s Sports Awards celebrate the wealth of sporting achievements and contributions made by local athletes, volunteers and clubs.

    Supported by active Aberdeen Partnership, who passionately promote sport, physical activity and health opportunities within Aberdeen, these awards showcase the city’s wealth of sporting achievements and recognise the work that goes into the vision of making Aberdeen the most active city in Scotland.

    This prestigious event will be held at P&J Live on the 3rd October and is Aberdeen’s moment to let our sporting stars shine.

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  • This year we are celebrating seven years of The Courier Business Awards and we want you to celebrate with us.

    The prestigious awards, held at the Apex Hotel Dundee on Saturday 26th October, recognise business and individuals from across Tayside, Fife, Perthshire and Angus; businesses and individuals with entrepreneurial flair, who are pushing the envelope in the pursuit of commercial success and who go that extra mile to serve their customers and put the community at the heart of everything they do.

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  • This year is our very first Society Awards

    The awards aim to recognise and reward hard-working businesses within Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire’s retail, entertainment, leisure, food, drink and tourism sectors, After all, they are what makes the north-east such a fantastic and vibrant place to work and live in.

     

    This prestigious event will be held at the Sandman Hotel in the heart of Aberdeen on Thursday, 7th November

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  • Vows Awards is quite a party – 700 people from the Wedding Industry get together to celebrate the best suppliers the Scottish Wedding Industry has to offer. Hosts of this energetic lot have included Karen Dunbar, Elaine C Smith, Des Clarke, Craig Hill and Fred MacAulay.

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  • The Press and Journal Energy Snow Ball is back! Last year’s event, held in a gorgeous marquee within the Marischal College Quadrangle and featuring performances by Spandau Ballet front man Tony Hadley and the exceptional Club Live, was a magical night and this year looks set to be even better.

    The Snow Ball, which is returning to the AECC Arena, is an exclusive winter wonderland where people from the energy sector can spend an evening marking the end of another year. There are plenty of surprises planned for the night, which will be revealed soon.

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  • The cHeRries Awards, now in their 11th year, recognise excellence in the field of human resources, training and recruitment. The annual event features 10 award categories and the prestigious Top Cherry award given to an individual that has demonstrated outstanding contribution to the HR Industry. The 2019 awards have also seen the inclusion of an award category in memory of late long time judge Mike Reid. The awards will be held in the Boyd Orr Suite, AECC.

  • Our Amazing Women Awards 2019 will be held again at the Old Fruitmarket Glasgow on Thursday 7th March, in celebration of International Women’s Day. No.1 Magazine celebrates everything that strong Scottish women stand for and now we are creating a special night to showcase all of the amazing achievements that women across Scotland have fought so hard for. From kind gestures to building empires, these women – our colleagues, friends and family members – are the backbone of our country and that’s why No.1, Scotland’s glamorous glossy wants to recognise those women with a special evening of celebration.

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  • Join us throughout the year with our up-close networking breakfasts giving the opportunity to meet and put questions to the likes of Sir Tom Farmer, Jim McColl OBE, The Lord Advocate, Sir John Curtice and many more guest speakers and panellists.

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  • Utilising and extending the popular ‘menu’ brand, the Menu Food & Drink Awards will celebrate and recognise producers and purveyors of quality food and drink, with emphasis on originality, across the Tayside region.

    Hosted at a prestigious Old Course Hotel, St Andrews on the 28th March 2019, but with collaboration amongst the top hotels and chefs in the industry, this event will be truly unique.

    The emphasis of the awards is of course food and drink and therefore this will be the focus of the event;  Each course will be a celebration of the individual chef, and very much served in style, with complementing wine.

     

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  • In the second of our P&J Business Breakfast Series sponsored by Deloitte and Turcan Connell the topic is Economic Forecast.

    With our EU exit looming what impact will this have on our businesses and the economy in the future?

    How can you prepare your business?

    Attend the Press & Journal Business Briefing for insights and advice

    Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 07:00am – 09:15am, Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel, Aberdeen.

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