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The Awards are One Week Away... Will You Be There?

Business Awards Chamber News Release

You submitted nominations, you voted, now it’s time to announce winners!


One week and counting! Tickets are still available for the Pride in Business Awards on Friday, June 4, 11 am - 1 pm. Finalists and presenters will gather at a small in-person ceremony that will be broadcast to our virtual guests.


This event has become known for its powerful audience, emotional acceptance speeches, and optimism among those committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace and society. 2021 won't be any different! We missed 2020 so we have a lot of celebration and recognition to do, join us! 


The Pride in Business Awards is our main fundraiser for the year. Support the Chamber and celebrate individuals and businesses making a difference in our community!

Purchase Tickets


Virtual guests won’t miss any of the action! You will mix, mingle, and network with the Chamber and our community at virtual tables, then watch the Awards live! Invite your friends and colleagues to make the day even more special


Individual Tickets$25 Members, $45 Non-Members
Half-Table Sponsorship- $500 for 5 attendees
Table Sponsorship- $1,000 for 10 attendees


Please consider joining the Chamber as an individual member for $150. You will be saving $20 on your membership with the purchase of your ticket, along with a year of membership benefits!

Meet the Finalists


Congratulations to all of our deserving finalists. Who will win? Join us on June 4th to find out!


Watch the replay of our Finalist Announcement and learn more about all of our finalists!

Corporate Diversity


Bass, Berry & Sims

BNA- Nashville International Airport


Small Business Diversity

D’Andrews Bakery & Cafe

Green Pea Salon

TN Event Designs


Entrepreneur of the Year

Sarah Ashley, TN Event Designs

Christopher Lester, Clifton + Leopold

Elliott Noble-Holt, MediCopy


Business Leader of the Year

Hal Cato, Thistle Farms

Rich MacKinnon, Music City PrEP Clinic

Matthew Shaw, Dell Technologies


Ally of the Year

Donna Drehmann, Consultant

Dan Frailich, Dell Technologies

Beth-Ann Martorello, AllianceBernstein


Community Service

Rev. Dawn Bennett, The Table

Dakerri Rhone, HRC Nashville

Michael Reding, Nashville in Harmony


Leadership in the Arts

Nashville Children’s Theatre

Southern Word

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