Tickets are selling fast for the Fishing News Awards gala evening at The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen on 11 May – book yours now to be sure of your seat at this flagship celebration of the UK and Irish fishing industry!

The only awards event dedicated to recognising achievement, innovation and success in the UK and Irish commercial fishing industry, the Fishing News Awards will crown winners in 10 categories this year.

The shortlists will be announced next week, when voting will open for six of the categories: Over-10m Fisherman of the Year, Under-10m Fisherman of the Year, Trainee Fisherman of the Year, Service Provider of the Year, Innovation of the Year and Port of the Year.

A panel of judges from the fishing industry will decide the winners of the remaining four categories: Young Fisherman of the Year, Boat of the Year, The Sustainability Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

We are delighted to announce that the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation is returning as the sponsor of our drinks reception, which will welcome guests to the celebratory evening on 11 May.

Guests will then enjoy a top-class UK-caught seafood meal with wine – after which acclaimed Scottish comedian Stephen Buchanan will take the stage to entertain guests and reveal the winners of the 2023 awards.

Tickets for the evening, which can be bought singly or as tables of 10, are on sale now – book yours here.



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