Eligibility Criteria - Anyone can nominate, you can even nominate yourself. You need to have lived / worked or been based in the greater Bristol area (have a BS postcode) over the last 12 months.
We all need positive role models, they inspire us to achieve our goals and work hard to gain success. A role model can be a community leader, colleague, family member, friend, sports coach/mentor, teacher, or a neighbour.
★ Positive Role Model Award for Age
★ Positive Role Model Award for Disability
★ Positive Role Model Award for Gender
★ Positive Role Model Award for LGBT+
★ Positive Role Model Award for Race/Ethnicity
★ Positive Role Model Award for Faith/Religion
The Organisation Awards recognise any non-profit group or organisation who have made an outstanding contribution to Bristol in the field of equality and diversity.
★ Organisation Award for Age
★ Organisation Award for Disability
★ Organisation Award for Gender
★ Organisation Award for LGBT+
★ Organisation Award for Race/Ethnicity
★ Organisation Award for Faith/Religion
The Business Award recognise any small or large business who have made an outstanding contribution to Bristol in the field of equality and diversity.
★ Business Award for Age
★ Business Award for LGBT+
★ Business Award for Disability
★ Business Award for Gender
★ Business Award for Race/Ethnicity
★ Business Award for Faith/Religion
Wherever we go and whatever we do, our opinions (and prejudices) on so many issues are based largely on what see & hear on TV, radio and online. The Diverse Broadcaster Award is to reward individuals or organisations in TV & Radio (including online broadcasters) who strive to give a balance in their coverage of news, issues and current affairs across all diversity categories.
★ Diverse TV Broadcaster Award
★ Diverse Radio Broadcaster Award
★ Diverse Podcast/Online Broadcaster Award
★ Diverse Production Award
The Diverse Publication Award is to reward individuals or organisations who strive to give a balance in their coverage of news, issues and current affairs across all diversity categories in both physical print and online.
★ Diverse Publication Award
Our young people are inspired by us but all inspire their peers in a way that is often more powerful than we can imagine. This next award seeks to recognise a young person under 18 who appears to have grasped the importance of equality and diversity within their work at school, college, team or other organisation that they may be active.
★ Young People's Inspiration Award
Education is at the core of Diversity & Inclusion for both our young people and adults. The Diversity in Education award is open to schools, academies and other educational establishments who show real leadership in promoting and owning the diversity agenda. Nominations should include an example of how the nominee does this.
★ Diversity in Education Award
The Sporting Diversity Awards recognise any sporting group or organisation who have made an outstanding contribution to Bristol in the field of equality, diversity & Inclusion.
★ The Sporting Diversity Award for Age
★ The Sporting Diversity Award for Disability
★ The Sporting Diversity Award for Gender
★ The Sporting Diversity Award for LGBT+
★ The Sporting Diversity Award for Race/Ethnicity
★ The Sporting Diversity Award for Faith/Religion
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our city. Across all areas of diversity we see dedicated individuals working tirelessly for no financial reward just trying to improve the opportunities and situations of others. Our Volunteer Award is intended to recognise those that have tried to include equality and diversity in their volunteer work.
★ Volunteer Award
We trust those in power, especially those that we vote for! So this next award is for elected officials who go above and beyond to ensure that inclusion & diversity are a major part of their civic work. Councillors, the elected mayor, MP's, Metro Mayor, Police & Crime Commissioner are all elected by us and anyone who serves in whole or in part the Greater Bristol area are eligible.
★ Diverse Politician
The following special awards will also be made by on the night.
★ E-Com Media - Broadcast Inspiration Award
★ E-Com Media - Outstanding Contribution Award
★ E-Com Media - Outstanding services to the Community
★ Paul Stephenson - Special Recognition Award