Nominations for the annual CGLCC LGBT+ Business Leadership Awards are now closed. These awards were created to honour individuals and companies who have played a special role in driving economic growth in the LGBT+ community.
We appreciate those who took the time to nominate deserving Leaders in business. We hope you will follow us on our website and social media channels to hear more about the finalists. Then please join us on November 11th where the winners will be announced at CGLCC’s 7th Annual Black & White Gala!
Prior winners of our Leadership Awards may be found on our Business Leadership Wall of Fame.
Information for each Award category may be found below.
2022 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 LGBT+ community in Canada. The contribution may be through business or volunteer activities with a corporation, educational institution, association, or non-profit agency.
2022 Corporation of the Year
The Corporation of the Year award acknowledges a Corporation that is a recognized leader in Canada that enhances LGBT+ Business and supports the LGBT+ community through commitment, activities and visibility.
2022 LGBT+ Business Advocate of the Year
The LGBT+ Business Advocate of the Year award recognizes an individual who has been a significant advocate and champion for LGBT+ 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 LGBT+ inclusion in Canada’s economy.
2022 LGBT+ Business of the Year
The LGBT+ Business of the Year award celebrates a business that is owned, operated, and controlled by an LGBT+ individual(s) that has made a significant contribution to the LGBT+ community in Canada.
2022 Young LGBT+ Entrepreneur of the Year
The Young LGBT+ Entrepreneur of the Year award recognizes outstanding achievement by an LGBT+ 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 LGBT+ community and the broader community.