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The aim of the Black Achievers Awards is to recognise and promote the achievements of our BME community. Black Men and Women have experienced many years of negative press and we aim to change this by showing the local community that there are real positive black role models out there.

This is the fifth year of the awards and year on year we have had to find a new home due to the over whelming demand of people wanting to attend the event. This year we hope to see an increase in numbers again.

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Who Will You Nominate?

Nominees must be 16+

Nomination Categories

Young Achievers Award

Previously sponsored by Tick Tock all Stars and Nottingham Trent University

Nominate a male and a female aged 16-25 who has overcome professional or personal barriers or has excelled in a particular field i.e business, education, apprenticeship, music or sport..

Health Award

Previously sponsored by The University of Nottingham

An individual who has experienced a health challenge (mental or physical) and still achieved their goals or a carer of someone suffering from a health challenge…

Sports Man & Woman Award

Previously sponsored by Nottinghamshire YMCA & Gifted4Good

This category is open to an individual that has helped someone through any sport or who has achieved something through any sport and has excelled through recognition. For example, this could be through..

Community Volunteer Award

Previously sponsored by Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service

This category aims to recognize the outstanding voluntary contributions made by an individual to the local community in the voluntary field touching the lives of so many people..

Outstanding Parent of the Year

Previously sponsored by Hope Fostering Services

Nominate a father, a mother or a role model who you value as a parent figure. Express in 200 written words why he/she is the best and include the inspiring things they have done for you and your family..

Cultural, Music & Arts Award

Previously sponsored by Tuntum Housing and Danielle Beccan Memorial Trust

This award is aimed at a male individual and a female individual who has been notably successful in the field of art and culture. In particular, we are looking for someone who has achieved prominence in their field as an artist..

Most Transformed Life Award

Previously sponsored by The Nottinghamshire Police & Crime Commissioner

This category is aimed at a male or a female who has gone through adversity and challenging circumstances and confronted the issues he/she faced and in doing so has turned his life and is now fulfilling his/her potential..

Black Business Man & Woman 2017

Previously sponsored by Eon Energy Nottingham

Nominate a father, a mother or a role model who you value as a parent figure. Express in 200 written words why he/she is the best…

Learning Skills & Employment Award

Previously sponsored by Futures Advice, Skills & Employment and Mojatu Foundation

This category aims to recognize a male and a female individual who has excelled in achieving their goals through employment and/or learning skills..

Life Time Community Achievers Award

One Nottingham

This category is open to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement who has in their lifetime, made a significant amount of contribution towards enhancing the lives of people..

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