Nominations for the annual CGLCC 2SLGBTQI+ Business Leadership Awards are now closed.
These awards hold great significance as they celebrate outstanding individuals and companies who have played a special role in driving economic growth within the 2SLGBTQI+ community in Canada. They honour those who have created positive change and fostered a thriving business environment.
Follow us on our website and social media channels to hear more about the finalists. Then join us on November 10, 2023 where the winners will be announced at CGLCC’s 8th Annual Black & White Gala!
Information for each Award category may be found below.
2023 Business Leader of the Year
The Business Leader of the Year award celebrates an individual in business who has made a significant contribution to the 2SLGBTQI+ community in Canada. The contribution may be through business or volunteer activities with a corporation, educational institution, association, or non-profit agency.
2023 Corporation of the Year
The Corporation of the Year award acknowledges a Corporation that is a recognized leader in Canada that enhances 2SLGBTQI+ Business and supports the 2SLGBTQI+ community through commitment, activities and visibility.
2023 2SLGBTQI+ Business Advocate of the Year
The 2SLGBTQI+ Business Advocate of the Year award recognizes an individual who has been a significant advocate and champion for 2SLGBTQI+ businesses and entrepreneurs. The award is given to an individual who has used their leadership, platform, influence or position to advance the overall mission of improving 2SLGBTQI+ inclusion in Canada’s economy.
2023 2SLGBTQI+ Business of the Year
The 2SLGBTQI+ Business of the Year award celebrates a business that is owned, operated, and controlled by a 2SLGBTQI+ individual(s) that has made a significant contribution to the 2SLGBTQI+ community in Canada.
2023 Young 2SLGBTQI+ Entrepreneur of the Year
The Young 2SLGBTQI+ Entrepreneur of the Year award recognizes outstanding achievement by a 2SLGBTQI+ young entrepreneur. The award is given to an individual that best exemplifies the qualities of effective leadership and innovative thinking, demonstrates potential for growth, shows a high level of social, cultural, and environmental awareness, and has demonstrated commitment to both the 2SLGBTQI+ community and the broader community.
2023 2SLGBTQI+ Founder Award
The 2SLGBTQI+ Founder Award recognizes a 2SLGBTQI+ individual(s) that has founded a Canadian business that has had a significant economic impact on the local/regional/national community. Through their efforts, they have made an important contribution to advancing and growing 2SLGBTQI+ business in Canada.
2SLGBTQI+ Founder Awards are chosen by a committee and are not open for nominations.
2023 Legacy Award
The Legacy Award recognizes an organization or individual(s) that has made a significant contribution to the 2SLGBTQI+ business movement in Canada and/or globally. The contribution may be through business or volunteer activities with a corporation, educational institution, association or non-profit agency.
Legacy Awards are chosen by a committee and are not open for nominations.
If you have any questions or comments regarding the Awards please contact email@example.com.
Prior winners of our Leadership Awards may be found on our Business Leadership Wall of Fame.