Archived: Special Awards Event Sponsorship Information

TheSpecial Awards Event convenes more than 500 senior executives each year for a best-practices conference with sessionsbased on the most popular diversity-management topics and an awards dinnerhonoring severalcompanies for unique achievements that go beyond the scope of normal diversity-management best practices. This event features 510 CEOs whospeak about diversity as it contributes to their company’sbottom line from various areas of business. No other event in this space hosts this many CEOs. Sponsors are given the best positioning in the ballroom with the ability to choose their own table along with many other exclusive branding opportunities prior to, on-site, and after the event. This event offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity tostrengthen and build your business relationships with key leaders of other companies that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to diversity and inclusion. In addition to a table of 10 at the announcement dinner, each sponsor will receive two tickets to attend the VIP reception.

Special Awards Event Attendee Profile
Career Level/Job Function/Sociodemographics

25% C-Level

40% Senior Executives

39% Work in HR or Diversity Management

80% Work for Large Companies (1,000+ employees)


White 49%

Black: 27%

Latino: 12%

Asian: 6%

Top Industries (more than 85 companies in 37 industries represented)

Accounting & Accounting Services

Drug Manufacturing & Research

Software Development & Design


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