2019 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards
The 2019 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards were open for nominations between 5 November 2018 and 22 February 2019. Nominations were free of charge.
With these awards, we recognise the exceptional dedication and accomplishments of individuals and organisations in promoting LGBT+ equality and inclusion in Hong Kong.
In the past years, being either a finalist or a winner of our LGBT+ Inclusion Awards has provided both organisations and individuals with an important platform for them to promote and amplify their meaningful efforts in driving LGBT+ inclusion.
- LGBT+ Network Award 最佳同志網絡
- LGBT+ Executive Sponsor Award 卓越公司發起人
- LGBT+ Inclusion Champion Award 傑出同志共融大使
- LGBT+ Ally Award 傑出同志盟友
- LGBT+ Community Impact Award 最具影響力同志共融社區項目
To recognise an employee network that has played a proactive role in promoting LGBT+ inclusion demonstrating strong engagement with, and commitment to, local Hong Kong LGBT+ employees.
Eligibility: an LGBT+ employee network based in Hong Kong
To recognise a senior business executive sponsor based in Hong Kong who has spoken up and used his/her influence to promote LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace and beyond in Hong Kong.
Eligibility: a senior business executive based in Hong Kong who is not in a Diversity & Inclusion role
To recognise an LGBT+ employee based in Hong Kong who has taken proactive and effective steps to promote an LGBT+ inclusive culture in the workplace and beyond in Hong Kong.
Eligibility: an LGBT+ employee (any level) based in Hong Kong
To recognise a non-LGBT+ individual who has demonstrated personal passion and commitment to promoting LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace and beyond in Hong Kong.
Eligibility: an employee (at any level) who does not identify as LGBT+, based in Hong Kong and who is not in a Diversity & Inclusion role
To recognise a community-based LGBT+ initiative that has had a significant positive impact in promoting LGBT+ inclusion in Hong Kong.
Eligibility: an initiative led by a not-for-profit organisation in Hong Kong.
Selection & Judging Process
Recognising the role of these awards in promoting LGBT+ inclusion in Hong Kong, we will assess award nominations in each category based on the extent to which they are:
Shortlisting: Community Business will shortlist 3-4 finalists for each Award category in line with stated criteria.
Judging Panel: We work hard to ensure a robust, objective and credible judging process. This includes the formation of a Judging Panel with representation from senior members of the Community Business team as well as external stakeholders.
The finalists will be interviewed by a Judging Panel comprised of:
- 2 senior representatives from Community Business
- 1-2 external experts in the relevant field
- 1 senior executive from the Award Sponsor
2019 Hong Kong LGBT+ Gala Dinner
Award winners will be announced at our prestigious 2019 Hong Kong LBGT+ Inclusion Gala Dinner, to be held at Hotel ICON, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, on Tuesday 14 May in commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).
We expect over 300 guests including business executives and leaders, LGBT+ advocates and community leaders. Join us, as we celebrate the outstanding work that is being done to promote LGBT+ inclusion in Hong Kong and raise funds to sustain our continued work in this area.
Community Business has been running these LGBT+ Awards in Hong Kong since 2015. To view the Award Winners and Finalists from previous years, please view the details of our past Gala Dinners.
Our 2019 Hong Kong LGBT+ Index and Awards Gala Dinner date will be announced shortly. Stay tuned for updates and if you're interested in finding out more, please contact us. The results of the 2018 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards were announ...