Ethnicity & Race Awards
8 January 2018
Award nominations open
30 June 2018
Award nominations closed
30 July 2018
Recognise employers & individuals
The awards will celebrate businesses, individuals and the community for their achievements in helping to promote a fairer and more inclusive society around ethnicity and race.
Those shortlisted for each category will be recognised in national press.
The event will also celebrate employers that have taken part in the Matrix.
This award recognises overall outstanding achievement and is the most distinguished of the corporate categories.
To nominate your organisation for this award, please submit through the Maturity Matrix.
Network Group (ERG)
Network Group or ERG is awarded to those companies which have gone above and beyond in helping to positively impact the BAME agenda within their workplace.
The workplace hero award will go to a diversity champion who is able to exhibit that they have worked passionately to move the dial on the BAME agenda within their workplace.
BAME Future Leader
The rising star category recognises those that have initiated processes or begun working on this agenda within their organisation.
The BAME ally recognises those that are able to demonstrate that they have effectively helped further the BAME agenda within their workplace.
BAME Inspirational Leader
This category recognises senior leaders that are able to show they have helped others on this agenda, both within and beyond their organisation as a positive role model.
• Inspirational Public Figure
• Charity or Community Initiative
• Outstanding Contribution to Communities
• Lifetime Achievement
Nominations are open on all categories from 8th January until 30 June. The Top 10 list for each pubic category will be compiled from the highest number of nominations for and by the judges for corporate categories.
The Top 10s will be announced on 30 July by our media partners, and will also be announced here online.
The consumer and celebrity Top 10s are then voted for by the public, whilst the corporate categories are decided by our panel of independent expert judges.
Be a part of it...
Nominate your company or an individual...
Work through and submit the Maturity Matrix
We are currently selecting our judging panel, and looking for headline and category sponsors. Please enquire if you'd like to find out more.