The ByBlacks.com People's Choice Awards (PCA) is an annual online award celebration, recognizing Black Canadian artists, businesses, professionals and personalities in over eighty categories. Winners are determined entirely by the public's votes.
To be nominated, an artist, business, professional or personality must self-identify as Black Canadian, and their business must be majority Black Canadian owned.
Individuals can only nominate one person per the ByBlacks.com directory category.
Business owners and professionals must have a claimed listing on the ByBlacks business directory in order to qualify.
TIMELINES (updated January 1, 2022)
The nomination window will be open from November 1 to 15th annually. Self-nominations are allowed.
The voting window will be open from December 1 to 31st annually. Each individual can vote once per day, per category.
Winners will be announced on ByBlacks.com on February 1 annually in the following year.
Due to the current COVID pandemic, we will not be having our nine-year anniversary event and complimentary photoshoot for the award recipients in February 2022.
All award plaques will be shipped directly to recipients by mail.
Winners will also receive digital badges that can be used online.
BENEFITS OF WINNING
People’s Choice Award recipients will get the following benefits:
Bragging rights :)
50% discount on any promotional services offered by ByBlacks.com for one year from February 17 to February 16 of the following year. This discount cannot be combined with any other promotions.
Digital category badge added by our team to the award recipient’s directory listing (if applicable).
Name listed on our PCA winners' page