2024 Inclusion Awards Recognizes Leaders in Disability Inclusion
The 2024 Disability:IN Inclusion Award winners are recognized as visionary brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion. Disability:IN will recognize these award winners during the 2024 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo from July 15-18 in Las Vegas. All Inclusion Awards nominations must be submitted by Friday, November 17, 2023.
Accessibility Impact Award
The 2024 Disability:IN Accessibility Impact Award recognizes a company for developing and sustaining digital and physical accessibility programs that have had measurable impact. A company must be a corporate partner of Disability:IN to be considered for this award.
Submit nominations for the Accessibility Impact Award.
Affiliate of the Year Award
The Affiliate of the Year Award honors an outstanding Disability:IN Affiliate that has demonstrated exemplary efforts in promoting the vision, mission, and spirit of Disability:IN. As a result of this Affiliate’s efforts, employers and their communities understand, utilize, and benefit from the valuable resources that people with disabilities present in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace. Self-nominations are encouraged.
Submit nominations for Affiliate of the Year.
DOBE of the Year Award
This award recognizes a Disability:IN certified Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE®), Veteran-Disability Owned Business Enterprise (V-DOBE™) or Service-Disabled Veteran- Disability Owned Business Enterprise (SDV-DOBE™), with a proven track record of success of utilizing the certification and serves as a strong example for other certified disability-owned businesses in terms of business success. This business is a champion for Disability:IN and its mission to accelerate economic opportunity for the disability community.
Submit nominations for DOBE of the Year.
Global ERG/BRG Impact Award
The Global ERG/BRG Impact Award recognizes the one enterprise-wide Employee/Business Resource Group (ERG/BRG) at a national or multi-national company with 1000 or more employees that has made a significant impact on disability inclusion within their company.
For this category, a company must self-nominate. A company must be a corporate partner of Disability:IN to be considered for this award. If you have received this award within the past 3 years, you are not eligible to apply.
Submit nominations for the Global ERG/BRG Impact Award.
The Executive Sponsor of the Year Award recognizes one executive sponsor of their company’s disability ERG/BRG or an executive champion who has had a measurable impact on disability inclusion at the company and champions disability inclusion across the enterprise.
Submit nominations for ERG/BRG Executive Sponsor of the Year.
Inclusive Business of the Year Award
The Inclusive Business of the Year award recognizes a company for exemplary implementation of policies, strategies and initiatives that have resulted in measurable impact in the areas of disability inclusiveness in the workplace, marketplace, accessibility, and supply chain both inside the U.S. and internationally.
Submit nominations for the Inclusive Business of the Year Award.
Inclusive Marketing Impact Award
The 2024 Disability:IN Inclusion Awards Inclusive Marketing Impact Award recognizes a company for developing a marketing/advertising campaign or initiative inclusive of people with disabilities. A company must be a corporate partner of Disability:IN to be considered for this award.
Submit nominations for the Inclusive Marketing Impact Award.
John D. Kemp CEO Award
The John D. Kemp CEO Award recognizes a CEO who has championed disability inclusion and accessibility within their company. Their leadership has resulted in measurable outcomes that have significantly improved disability inclusion across the enterprise. A company must be a corporate partner of Disability:IN to be considered for this award.
Submit nominations for John D. Kemp CEO Award.
The Mary Brougher Advocate of the Year Award
The Mary Brougher Advocate of the Year Award recognizes a champion for inclusive procurement who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the utilization and growth of certified Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs®), Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (V-DOBEs™) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises (SDV-DOBEs™).
Submit nominations for Mary Brougher Advocate of the Year Award.
NextGen Alumni Achievement Award
The NextGen Alumni Achievement Award is a distinguished honor recognizing an alum of the Disability:IN NextGen Leadership Program. To be nominated for this award, a NextGen alumni must exhibit significant contributions to their workplace, community and/or society at large, and actively demonstrate the spirit of the NextGen Leadership Program through their ongoing support of students and recent graduates with disabilities.
Submit nominations for the NextGen Alumni Achievement Award.
Top Corporation for Inclusive Procurement Award
The Top Corporation for Inclusive Procurement Award is presented to the corporation that has demonstrated outstanding inclusion of Disability:IN certified disability-owned businesses (including businesses owned by service-disabled veterans), and a general commitment to disability business inclusion within their supply chain processes and corporate supplier diversity programs.
Submit nominations for the Top Corporation for Inclusive Procurement Award.