Award Categories

Awards are presented to individuals or organisations that have given an excellent service in their chosen field, especially Sikhs who have delivered their service in an exceptional and innovative way and can show examples of selfless voluntary service (seva).

Sikhs in Business

For the organisation or individual that can best demonstrate how it has made exceptional financial returns, shown strong growth, innovative strategies and clear market leadership in its sector. This category also incorporates Business Man, Business Women and Entrepreneur awards.

Sikhs in Charity

For an individual, organisation, or society which can best demonstrate that it has the community at heart and has had a positive impact whilst improving the health and wellbeing of society.

Sikhs in Education

For any Sikh educational establishment, teacher or individual that is taking a strategic approach to recognising, educating and developing the talent and skills within the community.

Sikhs in Entertainment

This category recognises directors, presenters, comedians, instrumentalists and musical artists etc… respected role models who promote the Sikh identity within the entertainment industry.

Sikhs in Media

For an individual or organisation that has made a substantial positive impact within the media industry, including newspapers, websites, radio and television stations and all other media platforms.

Sikhs in Profession

Nominees in this category are employees whose contributions have made an exceptional difference on a local or global scale, in any field such as financial, medical, technology, government or legal.

Sikhs in Seva

This category recognises an outstanding individual who has shown exceptional vision and contribution to society through means of Seva (Selfless Voluntary Service).

Sikhs in Sports

For an individual that has made a significant contribution to the sports industry on a regional, national or global scale whilst promoting their Sikh Identity.

The Sikh Lifetime Achievement Award

For a Sikh who has made a significant contribution to Sikhism on a global scale, an individual who has demonstrated a positive impact on society whilst progressing Sikhism to higher levels.

The Sikh People’s Choice Award

Chosen by the community through the online voting process this category recognises an individual who has had a positive impact on people’s lives and has great admiration from others.

The Special Recognition Award

This highly respected honour is bestowed to a Sikh or non-Sikh that through their passion, dedication and commitment have made a significant contribution for the greater good of society.