Nominate your extraordinary business, professional, and community leaders and advocates for the Immigrant Journey Awards today!
Please take the time to nominate a friend, colleague, client, employee, or business, who deserves to be celebrated! Consider nominating individuals or organizations whose accomplishments have yet to be publicly acknowledged.
Nominations for the 2020 Immigrant Journey Awards will be accepted from now until April 15, 2020.
The award categories are:
Immigrant Entrepreneur Award – Honoring an immigrant business owner who has founded a highly successful business in DFW and who serves as a model and inspiration of success.
Immigrant Professional Excellence Award – Honoring an immigrant who has demonstrated significant professional achievements in their field and whose advancements in their field have positively impacted their profession or community.
Immigrant Spirit Award – Recognizing an immigrant civic leader or elected official who has contributed substantially to the community or the region.
Immigrant Advocate Award – Recognizing an individual, organization, business, or governmental entity who has made a positive impact on the lives of immigrants, and who advocates on behalf of immigrants.
Past honorees have emigrated from India, China, Mexico, Nigeria, Colombia, Sierra Leone, Jamaica, Taiwan, Singapore, Ethiopia, Eritrea, El Salvador, Honduras, and other countries, and have been recognized for their significant achievements in business, education, medicine, athletics, community service, and politics.
The Immigrant Journey Awards will be presented at the annual Immigrant Journey Awards Gala on Friday, June 14, 2019 in Dallas, Texas.
Award finalists will be notified by April 30, 2019 and expected to attend the gala.
The deadline to submit your nomination is Monday, April 15, 2020.
All applications are submitted electronically.
All nominees must be able to attend the IJA Gala on June 12, 2020 in order to be considered for an award.