Business Disability Forum Disability Smart Awards 2018

Disability-Smart Awards 2018, supported by Barclays.

Supported by Barclays and hosted by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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Join us and Stef Reid in the Locarno Suite of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office for this year’s Disability Smart Awards.

Our Disability Smart Awards recognise and celebrate businesses who have demonstrated outstanding and innovative practice. Hear about businesses large and small and across all sectors who have helped transform the lives of disabled people in the workplace and in society. This ceremony in the stunning suites where the Locarno Treaties of 1925 were signed will be a celebration of disability confidence.

Hosted by GB Paralympian Stef Reid and Business Disability Forum CEO Diane Lightfoot.

Previous winners of our awards have included:

Lloyds Banking Group, Sainsbury’s, Barclays, HMRC, Atos, BT, Brent Council, EY, Shell, Money Advice Service, Brunel University, CGI, Cisco, Fujitsu, Victim Support, Equal Approach, Remploy and Uber.

This year we will be awarding:

  • Senior disability champion of the year
  • Inclusive service provider of the year
  • Positive cultural change of the year
  • Workplace adjustments innovation of the year (sponsored by Microlink)
  • Influential business of the year 
  • Technology initiative of the year (sponsored by Microlink)
  • New - The 'Disabled People's Choice Awards' for the most inclusive service provider, employer or experience

Find out more about our new award categories here.

Register your place today to attend Business Disability Forum’s flagship event, where you will hear about the achievements of your peers, followed by celebratory networking over canapes and drinks, we hope to see you there!

Register now!

Event details



3:00pm - 7:00pm


Foreign & Commonwealth Office, King Charles St

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