Hosted by Clare Balding CBE, the National Diversity Awards returns to Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral this September for a celebration of the outstanding achievements of positive role models and community organisations around the UK.

Date: Friday 15th September 2023

Time: 6.15pm – midnight

What to expect?
A record breaking 90,000 nominations and votes were received this year, and an astonishing 120 nominees will be honoured on the evening for their various achievements.

Amongst those shortlisted are activists, charities, and campaigners from all areas of life, but who will be named the best of British diversity this year?

Check out our full shortlist at…

Lights, Camera, Action!

Let’s remind ourselves what a treat The National Diversity Awards audience is in for!

Last year ITV News live streamed the 2022 ceremony and we’re thrilled to give our supporters a glimpse into what the awards entails. 

Hear from award winners, celebrity supporters and esteemed guests as we take trip down memory lane to our 11th annual ceremony.

Nominees in the News

We’re ecstatic to see our marvellous shortlisted nominees being given the recognition that they deserve. Here are just a few articles published in the press recently showcasing their incredible work.

Check out some of the amazing coverage below:

Hebburn Helps team shortlisted for National Diversity award
■ Shields Gazette

Quest4hope founder Robert Groves shortlisted for National Diversity Awards 2023
■ Sussex Express

Hastings Woman Shortlisted for UK’s Largest Diversity Awards
■ Sussex Express

Merseyside Heroes Shortlist for National Diversity Awards
■ Liverpool Echo

Christine McGuinness nominated for celebrity of the year at the National Diversity Awards, alongside Lewis Capaldi and Tom Daley
■ The Gazette


With just one week to go until nominations close for the Inclusive Awards, we encourage all employers to highlight outstanding D&I practice.

The Inclusive Awards (IA) rewards UK organisations for harnessing excellent diversity and inclusivity practices. The ceremony also focuses on leading diversity champions, outstanding diversity networks and extraordinary employees that have displayed motivation, innovation and commitment to the equality agenda.

Award categories include:

■ Outstanding Diversity Network

■ D&I Tech Initiative

■ Diversity Team of the Year

■ D&I Consultancy of the Year

■ Social Mobility Project

■ Diversity Power List

■ Inclusive Culture Initiative

■ Head of Diversity & Inclusion

■ Chief Executive of the Year

■ Lifetime Achiever

Nominations close on Monday 24th July!

Nominate today at…