Winners of the 2019 Disability Matters North America Awards were announced on Wednesday, April 24th with more than 200 corporate executives (from across the United States and Canada) and their guests in attendance; the awards were announced at a gala dinner at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Jupiter, Florida.
Disability Matters Awards annually honors companies for their innovative programs resulting in the successful outreach, recruitment, engagement and retention of candidates, employees and customers with disabilities. The Honorees represent the “best of the best” when it comes to the commitment required and actions necessary for disability inclusion; shining a spotlight on companies that have had successes in mainstreaming people with disabilities in their workforce, workplace and/or marketplace.
The annual event and awards gala is produced in the United States, Europe and Asia by Springboard Consulting, LLC. Springboard is recognized as the global expert in corporate disability inclusion.
Companies represented at the event included: Ahold Delhaize|USA; Cisco; Landmark College; Visa Colgate-Palmolive Company; The Walt Disney Company; Intel; Unum; UPMC; VF; American Airlines; Bank of America; Fifth Third Bank; Oracle; Runway of Dreams Foundation; Toyota; Travelers; workday HSBC; USAA; Barilla; Cigna; CORNING; DTCC; Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin; INTUIT; Kimberly-Clark; LOral USA; Novant Health; P&G Prudential; SC Johnson; Stanley Black & Decker; Wells Fargo; Wyndham Destinations; DiversityMBA, among others.
The 2019 North America Disability Matters Honorees are:
¢ P&G / Marketplace Award
¢ Spectrum / Marketplace Award
¢ Moffitt Cancer Center / Steps to Success Award
¢ Jay & Lowell Van Vechten / Disability Hero Award
¢ Chuck Robbins; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems / Chief Executive Officer of the Year Award
For more information about Disability Matters, visit https://consultspringboard.com/disabilitymatters/2019dmna/
Entries for the 2020 edition of the awards will open in July.
About Springboard… Founded in 2005, Springboard is recognized as the expert in mainstreaming disability in the global workforce, workplace and marketplace. Serving corporations and organizations throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia, Springboard has become a trusted partner in relation to disability issues and initiatives across virtually every business category. Springboard annually honors exemplary organizational initiatives that promote the outreach, support & engagement of people with disabilities as employees and as consumers through the Disability Matters Awards. www.consultspringboard.com
Nadine Vogel – CEO