BNA Talent Group's Nashville INSPIRATIONAL Person of the Year Award presented with Out & About Newspaper, introduced this year, is meant to recognize one Nashville-metro resident, that during 2012 inspired you and others in Nashville in a truly meaningful and impactful way.

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The 2013 Nashville INSPIRATIONAL Person of the Year award will be recognized during a special segment of the 2013 Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce EXCELLENCE in BUSINESS Awards presented by CURB Records, on April 3, 2013, at The Schermerhorn Symphony Center.  [This award does not require Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce membership, nor does it require a specific sexual-orientation.]  


The requirements for consideration of the award, after nomination, include: 

  • A current resident of the Nashville-metro community
  • Provided personal inspiration to a resident of Nashville-metro, or Nashville community inspiration in general 
  • Employees, staff or owners of BNA Talent Group and/or Out & About Newspaper are not eligible for nomination


The nomination process is being held exclusively on Any other form of nomination will not be accepted or reviewed.  Nominations will be kept confidential, only being reviewed by the non-disclosed award selection committee. 

Nomination Period: Exclusively online  - click here to nominate someone

Beginning: Feb 1, 2013

Closing: Midnight, March 25, 2013

Award Notification: The recipient of the award will be notified, by March 27, 2013. 

Presentation: The recipient and one guest will be invited to attend the 2013 Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce EXCELLENCE in BUSINESS Awards presented by CURB Records, on April 3, 2013, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, as esteemed guests of BNA Talent Group and Out & About Newspaper. 


Anonymous nominations will not be accepted, as the nominee may not be contacted for additional and relevant information. However, the actual nominee will not be told who nominated them. Participants in the nomination process will have the opportunity to opt-out of being contacted by different marketing partner services.  The Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce will not accept nominations for this particular award. The information requested during this nomination process and pursuant to this award is to be provided voluntarily. There is no legal requirement to provide any information. Failure to provide any of the requested information may result in disqualification for consideration for the subject award. 

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