Nominating & voting is now closed!

Shortlisted nominees will be chosen by our judging panel and announced for each award category prior to the ceremony.

A collection of the nation’s most inclusive organisations & diversity influencers will gather on November 15th 2018 at the Midland Hotel in Manchester to honour those that lead in diversity, inclusion and fairness in all aspects of diversity.


Diversity Champion Award

Recognises an individual who has shown outstanding initiative to promote diversity internally and externally, making a positive difference in other’s lives through significant contributions to social justice, equality and diversity.

The Diversity Champion Award is split into 5 categories:

Charity | Education | Housing | Public | Private


Lifetime Achiever Award

Honours an individual who has devoted a major portion of their professional life to enhancing the practice of equality and diversity, making significant, innovative, and cumulatively outstanding contributions to the cause.


Outstanding Diversity Network Award

Identifies the outstanding contribution of an employee network that has tackled issues internally or externally to influence change in the field of equality and diversity.


Best Diversity Resource Award

Recognises an organisation that has shown outstanding dedication to supplying diversity related resources such as jobsites, diversity training programmes, e-learning and diversity marks.


Employee of the Year Award

Showcases the excellent commitment an employee has made to actively develop an inclusive workplace for fellow employees – where fairness, respect, equality, dignity, and autonomy are at the forefront of their values and promoted as part of their everyday goals and behaviour.


Diversity Marketing Campaign of the Year Award

Marketing has a major role in communicating the value of a product to the British public, and this award identifies an innovative marketing campaign that has challenged discrimination and reflected the diversity of the UK through radio, television or print campaigns.


Head of Diversity & Inclusion Award

Highlights the excellent achievements of the Head of Diversity within a particular organisation that has shown leadership, commitment and motivation – driving the diversity agenda throughout an organisation and the wider community.


Inclusive Top 50 

The Inclusive Top 50 UK EmployersPowered by the Inclusive Companies Awards, The Inclusive Top 50 Employers is a definitive list focusing on representation at management, senior, executive and board level, as well as inclusive cultures at work and within communities. The list will assist in identifying companies that have shown outstanding contribution to harnessing diversity within their workforce, actively taking the lead to highlight the business case for diversity within their industry.

The Inclusive Top 50 is split into 5 sectors including:

Charity | Education | Housing | Public | Private