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OUR 2016 CATEGORIES

The Icon Awards welcome nominations from the whole Scottish community! To truly celebrate the great work being done across Scotland we welcome nominations for any individual or businesses, regardless of a nominee’s sexuality, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, education, race or religion.

 

 

The Icon Award

The prestigious Icon Award goes to an individual who encapsulates everything we stand for – celebrating diversity and equality and...
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Spirit Award

Sponsored by Audi Glasgow This award will seek to reward an individual or group who has truly gone the extra...
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Business Person of the Year

Awarded to a Scottish professional who has shown impressive business acumen over the last 12 months. Finalists will be asked...
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Venue of the Year

Sponsored by Rekorderlig Cider This award will go to the venue that you believe has most welcomed and supported diversity...
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Employer Of The Year (Over 200 Employees)

This category is open to all large businesses with more than 200 employees across Scotland. Finalists for this category will...
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Employer Of The Year (Under 200 Employees)

The finalists for this category will come from any small-medium businesses with headquarters based in Scotland. They will be progressive...
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Media Coverage Award

Nominees for this award can come from across several sectors of Scottish media, be it: an individual journalist’s efforts, a...
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Political Icon Of The Year

Finalists for this category can come from across the political spectrum in Scotland. From activists and campaigners to elected officials...
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Event Of The Year

From arts festivals to educational conferences, and everything in-between! What events in the last 12 months have supported and promoted...
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Uniformed Icon of the Year

Army, Navy, RAF, Police, NHS, Fire Brigade – Who do you think has gone the extra mile to support and...
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Sporting Icon of the Year

This award is for a group or an individual who has helped promote diversity and inclusion in or through sport....
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Cultural Icon Of The Year

This award will seek to reward a creative individual who has promoted and supported diversity through the arts. Musicians, writers,...
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Charity Of The Year

We will welcome both national and local charities as nominees in this category. Their work can be geared to support...
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Wedding Industry Business Of The Year

This award is for any business within the Scottish wedding industry that strives to create a perfect wedding for all...
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Beauty Industry Business Of The Year

We’re looking for the beauty brand or company working in Scotland that considers the diverse needs of Scotland’s public in...
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