Congratulations on being recognised as a
Ethnicity Awards Top 10 within our Business Categories

Congratulations on being recognised as an Ethnicity Awards Top 10 within our Business Categories

Upon your agreement, your entry as a Top 10 in the Ethnicity Awards 2024 will be included in our official press in early August.

Below is some guidance on your nomination and the process. Please send any further questions to

Promote your Top 10 entry


Make the most of your shortlisting both externally and within your organisation. This is your opportunity to shout about this achievement. It is good for your career as an individual and good for the organisation to show your efforts in inclusivity around ethnicity in the workplace.

  1. Social Media: Look out for your social media post on Instagram and LinkedIN on the release date. Please repost. We will try where possible or where supplied link your post to you social accounts.
  2. Shout about it internally: Ask your organisation’s comms to make an internal announcement
  3. Organisation’s announcement: Ask your organisation’s comms to write a post on their site or utilise their social media channels, i.e. LinkedIN.

Your Shortlist Post

The Ethnicity Awards 2024 shortlist will be announced online at and in the mainstream press on 13th August. Our announcement of the shortlist will also go out via our social media accounts with an individual post for each nominee under the hashtag #ethnicityawards.

All business nominees will be announced on 13 August 2024 by 5PM. As mentioned, all content is under strict embargo until 5PM on the day of the announcement, upon which you are welcome to make your own personal, or company posts regarding the nomination.

Nominee biographies and images will be viewable on our website also from this date. Please note that we cannot make amendments to biographies and images on the day of the launch due to the server.

The shortlist bios, image and links to social accounts will be created using the information submitted in your nomination acceptance so please ensure that this is accurate.

About the awards

The Ethnicity Awards shines a spotlight on inspirational people from ethnic minority backgrounds, and those working tirelessly to improve the lives of Ethnic Minority groups in Britain.

The Ethnicity Awards 2024 overall winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 31st October at the Marriott, Grosvenor Square, London, where you will be able to celebrate your achievement and pick up your glass shortlist recognition award.

Throughout the evening we will be celebrating the achievements of everyone in the top 10 shortlists including campaigners, celebrities and personalities who work to positively impact diversity, equity and inclusion.

Top 10 opportunities


There will be a Top 10 pre-party on 31st October, where you will be able to take a picture with your Top 10 Glass Awards. (see image).

There will also be the opportunity to share your story in the build up to the awards

Award attendance

Space at the awards event is limited, so we strongly recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. Priority will go to those listed on the shortlist. If you would like to see the 2024 media pack with partnership opportunities and individual table options, please email

The judging process

Our esteemed panel of judges will meet to go through our Top 10 evidence submissions and deliberate on a winner for specific categories. We have collated various business leaders and diversity specialists for this task, and each member of the panel is heavily invested in ethnicity and the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic agenda, both in the workplace and the wider community.

Following acceptance of a shortlisting, you will be asked to submit a 600-word evidence to support your nomination. The submission must be received no later than 9am on Wednesday 7 August 2024.

Your answers will not be shared beyond the judging panel. Judges are required to sign an NDA agreement to keep the information confidential.

Key facts

Previous public category winners included Alison Hammond, Alex Scott, Lenny Henry and cricketer Azeem Rafiq.

Our business categories winners are determined via a judging committee based upon submitted evidence. The Outstanding Employer category is determined by the Investing in Ethnicity Maturity Matrix.

Find out more about the Ethnicity Awards night where we celebrate the shortlist and announce the winners here.


Use the hashtag: #ethnicityawards

– Instagram: Ethnicity Awards

– LinkedIn: Investing in Ethnicity


Get involved!

Partnership, membership and individual table packages are extremely limited, we strongly recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. Priority will go to those listed on the Top 10s.For more info contact:

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact