Celebration of People is an annual awards program and dinner event held each year to recognize the achievements and contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations promoting accessibility, inclusion and full community participation by citizens with disabilities. The awards dinner is held on December 3rd each year – designated by the United Nations as International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The first event in Ottawa was held in 2001.
The nominations are open! We are looking forward to receiving nomination packages about the people and businesses that inspire you. The early bird deadline for nominations is September 14th. Nominations that are received before this date will be entered into a draw to win 2 free tickets to the event. The final nomination deadline is October 14th.