Advanced tickets also available by calling 302-250-4425 / 267-702-3494

Tickets are $25 per person.

Best in Business: Barbershop, Caterer/Restaurant, Doctor, Financial/Insurance Agency, Graphic/Web Designer, Hair Salon, Home-Based Business/MLM Person, Make-Up Artist/Stylist, Photographer/Videographer, Storefront Retailer

Best of the Community: Community Center, Non-Profit Organization, Faith Based Organization, Men's Organization, Women's Organization

Best in Entertainment: Author/Publisher, Blogger/Journalist, Cultural Performance, DJ, Promoter/Publicist, Live Band, Local Media Program, Performing Artist, Visual Artist

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The Delaware Black Awards were established to publicly promote and highlight some of the best African American Businesses, Community Organizations, and Individuals in the state of Delaware. The goal is generate exposure for the award winners & nominees while encouraging the community and youth who aspire to become Delaware's future Business and Community Leaders!

The Award is a symbol of respect and admiration that will be given to a select identified few. Award recipients were nominated in multiple categories which we felt were important to the community and selected based on the popular vote. ALL nominees will receive significant community exposure and visibility, then on October 14th, the cream of the crop will rise to the Top as they are recognized for their contributions and honored with their Delaware Black 2016 Awards.

Nominations: Aug 15th - Sept 6th

1. Nominations must include Complete Names of Businesses, Organizations, or Individuals.
2. Nominees are NOT required to be affiliated or listed with or on Delawareblack.com.
3. Nominations will only be accepted on www.delawareblackawards.com.
4. Nominees MAY be submitted in multiple award categories.
5. Any Delaware Business, Organization, or Individual may be nominated.


1. The "Top 5" nominees (in each category) will be contacted directly, between the nomination period and finals voting period, to confirm their interest and participation.
2. The "Top 5" nominees (in each category) must commit to attending the Delaware Black Awards Recognition Event (or confirm sending a representative).
3. Only confirmed "Top 5" nominees will be announced to the public as finalist.
4. If a "Top 5" nominee is unable to confirm, in a reasonable about of time, the next nominee (with the most nominations) will be contacted for confirmation and so on...

Finals Voting: Sept 20th - Sept 30th

1. One Finalist voting form may be submitted once per computer (regulated by survey software).
2. The Finalist in each category with the most votes will be announced at the Delaware Black Awards 2016 Recognition Event as the winner - October 14th, 2016.
3. Finalist voting will only be accepted on www.delawareblackawards.com.
4. Delaware Black Awards WINNERS and decisions are final based on survey vote.