2019 Austin Black Business Journal’s Nominations are now open! 

Help us celebrate Black Excellence in Central Texas!

Beginning February 2019 we are shining a light on some of Austin’s every day heroes who are quietly making the world a better place for all of us.

Austin Black Business Journal & Community News Magazine invites you to nominate a deserving individual or company for recognition.

Please take the time to nominate a friend, colleague, client, employee, or employer who deserves to be celebrated! Consider nominating individuals or organizations whose accomplishments are rarely publicly acknowledged.

Thank you for taking the time to recognize a deserving person.

Who is Eligible for a Nomination?

Anyone who is selflessly working, to make a difference in the world, their community, or in the life of others. The award recognizes the achievements and contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations.

Why should I nominate someone?

By nominating someone, you draw attention to their good deeds and help to inspire other people around the region to also rise up and make a difference, as only they can.  A nomination has the potential to boost and encourage people to want to do more. It also reminds the nominee that we appreciate the work they are doing. It gives us an opportunity to celebrate excellence.

Rules for Nominations

  • After all nominations are received, a qualified team will carefully review and evaluate nominations based on all the criteria, and choose the nominees who will receive awards at the event.  

How do I nominate someone?

Fill in the online form below completely at least 60 days before the Awards Reception. Remember to be specific and give details about your nominee, and the reason(s) for this nomination.

These are the


Black Professionals & Entrepreneurs 
Black Lawyers 
Most Influential Men & Women –
Black Doctors
Diversity & Inclusion Champions
Blacks in Tech/Millennials
Blacks in Education
Black Spiritual Leaders