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nomination categories

Nominations for the golden lion awards 2024 are now open!

Please carefully read the nomination categories and descriptions before submitting your nomination. False and/or incorrect nominations will not be registered. A minimum of 5 nominations are required to qualify as a nominee.

bUSINESS

  • Independent Business Excellence Award
  • Small or large privately owned businesses operating in the UK
  • Businesswoman Excellence Award
  • Women’s achievement in business/entrepreneurship
  • Businessman Excellence Award
  • Men’s achievement in business/entrepreneurship
  • Business Excellence Award
  • Small or large businesses which are not privately owned operating in the UK

MEDIA

  • Social Media Influencer Excellence Award
  • Influence and engagement on social media platforms such as Instagram, Tik Tok etc
  • TV Celebrity Excellence Award
  • TV personalities/celebrities such as actors/actresses from the UK
  • Press/Media Outlet Excellence Award
  • Any press organisations, broadcast, journalists, news sources and reporters
  • TV/Radio Presenter Excellence Award
  • TV and Radio Presenters from or operating in and around the UK
  • Stand-up Comedian Excellence Award
  • Stand-up comedians from London and/or working in and around the UK

Organisations and Community Groups

  • Faith Community/Organisation Excellence Award
  • Faith/religious groups operating in the UK
  • Teacher and Educational Institution Excellence Award
  • Teachers and their schools, colleges, universities and any other educational institutions operating in the UK
  • Charity Organisation Excellence Award
  • Non-profit and charity organisations that operate in the UK
  • Event Organisers of the Year Excellence Award
  • Events that regularly take place in the UK whether community events, awards, entertainment, music etc

Youth

  • Young Achiever Excellence Award
  • Young people up to the age of 22 who have made significant achievements
  • Young Entrepreneur Excellence Award
  • Young people up to the age of 22 who have pursued entrepreneurship

COMMUNITY

  • Community Hero Excellence Award
  • Individuals who have selflessly gone above and beyond to help their community
  • Lifetime Achievement Excellence Award
  • An individual or group who have made significant contributions to the community and achievements over their whole career
  • Grass-Roots Organisation Excellence Award
  • Grass roots organisations who have gone above and beyond in helping the community
  • Charles Gordon Trust Community Excellence Award
  • This is an honorary award to be nominated by the board. Please note that you will not be able to nominate anyone for this category.

Music

  • Music Celebrity Excellence Award
  • Celebrity music artists from the UK
  • Record Label Excellence Award
  • Record labels from the UK
  • DJ Excellence Award
  • DJs from and/or operating in the UK
  • Music Newcomer Excellence Award
  • Up and coming music artists from the UK

Sports and health

  • Sports Celebrity Excellence Award
  • Celebrity sports people/personalities from the UK
  • Sports Community Champion Excellence Award
  • Individuals or groups who have worked with the community supporting sports and fitness
  • Health and Well-being Champion Excellence Award
  • Individuals or groups who have worked with the community to support and aide physical and mental health and well-being
  • Sports Newcomer Excellence Award
  • Up and coming sports people from the UK
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