About us Latest news Granite City businesses show ongoing support for local sporting stars Subsea 7 have come on board as category sponsors ahead of Aberdeen’s Sports Awards 2017, joining a host of local businesses who are supporting Granite City sporting achievements. The world-leading business has sponsored the Student Sports Achiever of the Year Award, which is awarded to a local sports performer who has achieved significant improvement in their development as an athlete over the last year. Aberdeen's Sports Awards celebrates the wealth of sporting achievements and contributions made by local athletes, volunteers and clubs in encouraging individuals to be active. The ceremony, hosted by the Active Aberdeen Partnership, will be held at the AECC on Thursday 26th October with 18 categories in the running. Commenting on the awards, Active Aberdeen Partnership Chairman Tony Dawson said: “I am thrilled that Subsea 7 have come on board as category sponsors, joining a host of local organisations who are backing and celebrating local sporting achievements. “The Student Sports Achiever of the Year Award celebrates a sportsperson who has shown outstanding improvement over the last year. This category highlights how important it is to foster and recognise the local sporting stars of the future. “These awards are an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the clear culture of sporting excellence and outstanding performance that Aberdeen has fostered.