The show must go on, so for the time being we are still bringing you our top quality events but from the comfort of your homes. You can raise a glass and dress up for one of our glamorous awards nights, enjoy the look and feel of a festival at our food and drink festival or simply follow some industry experts at a Business Breakfast from your home office.

We understand nothing beats the excitement, glamour and feel of real live event but we strive to give you as close an experience as possible until we can meet again. We also continue to plan for the
future and a more ‘normal world’ where we can once again share with you our unique and inspiring portfolio of events.

In the meantime thank you for the continued support and take care.

If you have any queries please direct them to

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.

What We Do

  • The prestigious Press and Journal Energy Ball is not only aimed at recognising the hard work of the oil and gas industry, but celebrating it, too. A fantastic opportunity for networking, the ball is one of the highlight’s of the energy sector’s social calendar each year.

    Held annually, this year’s event is set to be bigger and better than ever before, as it is taking place at Aberdeen’s new, state-of-the-art P&J Live. An evening of high quality cuisine, outstanding entertainment, drinks and dancing, the Energy Ball at the Granite City’s exciting new £333 million entertainment venue is not to be missed.

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  • The cHeRries Awards, now in it’s 13th 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.

  • 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?


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  • In association with Aberdeen Inspired, The Society Awards awards aim to recognise and reward hard-working businesses within Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire’s retail, leisure, lifestyle, 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.

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  • The Evening Express Aberdeen’s Champion 2020 Awards in association with the Balmoral Group and Original 106 aim to recognise the people in our communities who make the north-east a fantastic place to live and work.

    As a newspaper, we hear stories of individuals, groups, businesses, neighbours, key workers and youngsters across the region, who are helping people around them through what is a difficult time.

    We want to recognise and reward these selfless souls who are doing their bit to help others in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

    From acts of courage to tireless efforts, we want to know about regular people doing extraordinary things to make a difference in our communities.

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