Any company in the UK channel can enter these categories. You
do not need to have been nominated - we invite all companies in the channel to enter.

Deadline to submit is Monday 21 June at 5pm

Word limit for entry statement: 600 words

Best Community Outreach Programme

Attracting more young people into STEM - and the technology industry specifically - is one of the country's most pressing challenges. Not enough girls in particular are pursuing a career in tech. This award will go to a vendor that is doing its bit to tackle this issue head-on through community outreach.

  • How did your outreach programme promote diversity in IT?
  • Please ensure you use a project from the last 12 months. Specifically, detail how your programme will help encourage more girls/women into the tech sector?

Word limit: 600

Gender Parity

The tech channel, like many other industries, remains male-heavy. This award will go to an organisation with a strong track record of nurturing female talent. The winner will demonstrate either that they have a relatively high percentage of females both across their business, and in executive positions, or that they are making strong headway in this area.

  • How diverse is your company?
  • How has your workforce changed over the last 12 months?
  • What policies do you have in place that help promote diversity, particularly getting more women into that top quartile of senior roles? Please ensure you use initiatives from the last 12 months. 

Word limit: 600

Diversity Employer of the Year

The diversity employer of the year will be doing industry-leading work in building an atmosphere in which a diverse workforce, including members of the LGBTQ+ community, can thrive and prosper?

  • What benefits does a diverse workforce bring to your business?
  • What steps have you taken to address diversity in your workforce?
  • Why does your firm deserve to win?

Please use an example from the last 12 months. 

 Word limit: 600 

Ethnic Diversity Champion Award

In Partnership with:

This award will recognise an organisation that is leading the way to encourage people from diverse ethnic backgrounds into the industry and/or creating a culture of supporting and promoting people from different ethnic backgrounds throughout their careers.

  • What steps have you taken to encourage people from diverse ethnic backgrounds into the industry?
  • In what ways have you created a fully inclusive culture?
  • What initiatives/support systems are in place to champion people from diverse ethnic backgrounds throughout their careers?

Word limit: 600

Health and Wellbeing Recognition Award

In Partnership With:

Our health and mental wellbeing has never been more important this past year as staff continue to face the uncertainty of a global pandemic. This award will recognise organisations in the channel that have the put the health and wellbeing of their staff at the forefront.

  • How has your organisation supported staff’s health and wellbeing over the past year?
  • What new initiatives has your organisation introduced during the pandemic to ensure staff feel supported and connected while working from home?
  • Why does your organisation deserve to win this award?

Please use initiatives from the last 12 months

Word limit: 600