2020 Inclusion Awards Recognizes Leaders in Disability Inclusion 

The 2020 Disability:IN® Inclusion Award winners are recognized as visionary brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion. Disability:IN is pleased to recognize these award winners during the 2020 Disability:IN Annual Conference taking place July 13-16 in Orlando.

There are twelve Inclusion Award categories recognizing leaders across the enterprise. See below for the descriptions of each award.

  1. 2020 John D. Kemp Leadership Award
    The John D. Kemp Inclusion Award recognizes an individual who has developed or influenced the development of significant company disability employment programs and/or services that resulted in measurable, tangible and positive outcomes that dramatically improved disability employment opportunities.
    John D. Kemp Leadership Award
  2. 2020 Affiliate of the Year
    The Affiliate of the Year honors a Disability:IN Affiliate that has demonstrated exemplary efforts in promoting the vision, mission and spirit of Disability:IN. This Affiliate helps their territory understand, utilize, and benefit from the valuable resources that people with disabilities present in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace.
    Affiliate of the Year
  3. 2020 Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year
    The Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year recognizes a procurement champion who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the utilization and growth of disability-owned businesses. Robinson has also provided exceptional support for certified Disability-Owned Business Enterprises- DOBE®s, Veteran-Disability Owned Business Enterprises (V-DOBEs™) and Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (SDV-DOBEs™).
    Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year
  4. 2020 ERG/BRG Executive Sponsor of the Year
    The ERG/BRG Executive Sponsor of the Year Award recognizes an Executive Sponsor of a company’s disability ERG/BRG who has had a measurable impact on disability inclusion at the company and champions disability inclusion across the enterprise.
    ERG/BRG Executive Sponsor of the Year
  5. 2020 ERG/BRG of the Year
    The Employee/Business Resource Group of the Year recognizes a corporate employee resource group (ERG) or business resource group (BRG) as having exemplary programming and practices for its employee group that provides business value to the company and professional growth for its members.
    ERG/BRG of the Year
  6. 2020 Global Employer of the Year
    The Global Employer of the Year recognizes a corporation that is leading disability inclusion efforts within the United States and beyond. This corporation leverages existing tools to advance disability inclusion and aids in developing new tools for future corporations to use.
    Global Employer of the Year
  7. 2020 Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Advertising & Marketing Category
    The Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Advertising & Marketing Category recognizes a visionary corporation for an advertising or marketing strategy that highlights people with disabilities.
    Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Advertising & Marketing Category
  8. 2020 Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Product Category
    The Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Product Category recognizes an innovative product(s) that is inclusively designed, to be used for people of all abilities.
    Marketplace Innovator of the Year, Product Category
  9. 2020 Top Corporation for Disability-Owned Businesses
    The Top Corporation for Disability-Owned Business recognizes a corporation that has demonstrated outstanding inclusion of Disability:IN certified disability-owned businesses (including businesses owned by service-disabled veterans), and demonstrated commitment to disability business inclusion in their supply chain processes and corporate supplier diversity programs.
    Top Corporation for Disability-Owned Businesses
  10. 2020 Supplier of the Year
    The Supplier of the Year recognizes a certified Disability-Owned Business Enterprises- DOBE®s, Veteran-Disability Owned Business Enterprises (V-DOBEs™) or a Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (SDV-DOBEs™) supplier that has provided excellent service and serves as a role model for disability business inclusion in the supply chain.
    Supplier of the Year
  11. 2020 NextGen Alum of the Year
    TheNextGen Alum of the Year recognizes an alumnus who has gone above and beyond after participating in Disability:IN’s NextGen Leader Initiatives. This alumnus has not only demonstrated corporate leadership, but has also paid the way forward for future NextGen Leaders.
    NextGen Alum of the Year