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ACE Awards

Advancement. Commitment. Engagement.

Calling for Impactful Initiatives Advancing Equity for Women.

The submission window for the 2024 ACE Awards is now closed. Start thinking of initiatives you wish to enter for 2025 now!

Is your company passionately committed to championing equitable practices and empowering women in leadership? 

Does your workplace culture foster ground breaking initiatives dedicated to propelling female talent forward and smashing the status quo? 

Are your programs designed to ignite engagement and foster an inclusive environment where every woman feels valued and empowered? 

If you answered YES, then it's time to seize the spotlight and apply for a prestigious 2024 HBA ACE Award! 

The HBA seeks initiatives that uplift ALL women by: 

 - Accelerating innovation 
 - Driving measurable business outcomes 
 - Expanding reach, scale, and exposure 

We welcome diverse program submissions, from broad initiatives like internal women’s networks to focused plans addressing the gender pay gap. All industries and company sizes are eligible.  

Imagine the buzz as your achievements are showcased across diverse platforms – from center stage at HBA’s Annual Conference in Toronto and vibrant social media campaigns to engaging LinkedIn Live sessions and inspiring speaking engagements.  

This isn't just an award; it's your chance to make a lasting impact, to inspire change, and to lead the charge towards a brighter, more inclusive future. 

Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Submit your program now and let your success story be heard loud and clear! 

Submissions close 4 June, so apply today and let our United Force for Change celebrate your impactful progress. 

“Have a Newer Initiative?” Apply for the HBA ACE Aspire Award.

In 2023, the HBA added a new category to our ACE Awards lineup — the ACE Aspire Award. This award recognizes innovative programs or platforms that are in their infancy or launch mode but are based on solid strategies, metrics, and ideas that are valuable to our community.

Submissions for the 2024 ACE and ACE Aspire Awards are now closed. Honorees will be announced in early Fall 2024. Please review the submission process document for more information.

  • An independent panel of healthcare industry leaders selects ACE Award recipients. 
  • Award criteria include measurable results, business performance, stewardship, execution, and sustainability.
  • For an additional fee, companies may opt to hold a consultative debrief with a member of the judging panel after judging is completed.

ACE Award winning initiatives are celebrated and honored at HBA’s signature Annual Conference in front of an audience of nearly 1,000 industry leaders. Winners also receive:

  • Recognition as thought-leaders before HBA’s global community of 85,000+ 
  • Prominent visibility in trade and mainstream media 
  • Distinction as an organization committed to fostering leadership opportunities for women

The HBA congratulates all previous award-winning initiatives for their extraordinary impact.