There are two main categories in the Wintrade awards

- Entrepreneur Awards

- Corporate Awards

The following 23 sub categories are available in BOTH main categories

Because She Matters
This category will award a man in corporate life or otherwise who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in support of promoting women corporate intrapreneurs or entrepreneurs. The nominees will include men who have promoted, profiled, supported, and networked women in business, entrepreneurs or corporate women with world-class intervention in producing positive outcomes for everyday business challenges experienced by their audience and whose ability has made the working lives of their intended audience better because of its engagement. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Excellence
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity, progressive thinking and world-class leadership in her work within her chosen sector. The nominees will include females in a corporate global role or an entrepreneur who has demonstrated her international influence in leadership for more than two years and has made an impact on the industry international. There will be one winner and one entrepreneur winner sifted from nominations received.

Health & Wellness
This category will award an independent female business network which has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in support of entrepreneurial women within the Health & Wellness business arena. The nominees will include women who have supported the health ambitions of women business owners with world-class intervention in producing positive outcomes for everyday health and wellness challenges experienced by their audience and whose ability has made the businesses lives of their intended audience better because of its engagement. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received with two highly commended recipients.

Heritage
This category will award a male or female who has demonstrated consistent integrity, progressive thinking and world-class leadership in their work within their chosen sector. This is likely to be someone who has retired or has been carrying out their work for 25 years or more, and whose life work is likely to leave a positive legacy for their industry or community. This category can award one male and one female.

International Business Awards
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity, progressive thinking and world-class leadership in her work within her chosen sector. The nominees will include females in a corporate global role for more than two years and has made an impact on the industry and or their client or staff through their practise or the way they have changed the profession. There will be one corporate and one entrepreneur winner sifted from nominations received.

Minorities Matter
This category will be awarded to some one who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in support of promoting minorities in the workplace whether corporate intrapreneurs or entrepreneurs. The nominees will include men who have promoted, profiled, supported, and networked minorities in business, entrepreneurs or corporate life with world-class intervention in producing positive outcomes for everyday business challenges experienced by their audience and whose ability has made the working lives of their intended audience better because of its engagement. There will be  up to six finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Wintrade Award
This category will award an individual who does not necessarily fit into any category but it is felt that this male or female should be recognised by WinTrade for their positive contribution to their industry sector, community, or peers

WinTrade supporting UN SDG Award 2020
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work representing and supporting the UN Sustainable Goals for Gender Equality, Equal Access to Opportunities, Education and Finance with the specific goal of making the world a better and safe place for women and minorities. 
There will be four finalists in this category.
There will be Two Winners: One Entrepreneur/ Charity and one Corporate. 
There will be Two Highly Commended: One Entrepreneur and one Corporate.

WinTrade Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
This category will award a female between 18 and 25 who has demonstrated potential to become a business leader in their chosen field.  Demonstrating consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work space, proving her ability to strategically future-proof her business for  growth within the following 5 years. There will be four finalists in this category.
There will be Two Winners: One Entrepreneur and one Corporate Rising Star
There will be Two Highly Commended: One Entrepreneur and one Corporate  

Women Heads of Diversity
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity, leadership and progressive thinking in her work within the diversity arena. The nominees will include females in a corporate position for more than two years who have made an impact on the industry and or their client or staff through their practice or the way they have increased diversity in their workplace. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Banking & Finance
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the banking sector. The nominees will include females in a corporate position for more than two years and has made an impact on the industry and or their client or staff through their practise or the way they have changed the profession. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Business Network
This category will award an independent female business network which has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in support of entrepreneurial women in business. The nominees will include networks which have promoted, profiled, supported, and networked women business owners with world-class intervention in producing positive outcomes for everyday business problems experienced by their audience and whose ability has made the businesses lives of their intended audience better because of its engagement. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Engineering
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the Engineering sector. The nominees will include females whose engineering skill has produced a world-class intervention in producing an everyday product which has made the lives of its intended audience better because of its use. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Fashion Design
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking and new concepts of fashion design. Whether is be clothes, shoes, accessories, make-up, or hair. The nominees will include females whose design/innovation skill have produced a world-class intervention in producing an everyday product which has made the lives of its intended audience better because of its use. There will be one finalists representing each area listed above with one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients

Women in Law
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the legal sector. The nominees will include females in a corporate legal position for more than two years and has made an impact on the industry and or their client or staff through their practise or the way they have changed the profession. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Marketing Advertising & PR
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the marketing and PR arena, proving her ability to support women in high visibility circumstances in a positive light, or developing a campaign which has changed perceptions or been the catalyst or change agent. The nominees will include females producing campaign within broadcast, radio, online and print, and can be from the brand, media or ad agency. There will be three finalists, one from a product, a marketing/PR and an ad agency. One winner sifted from nominations received with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Media
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the media sector. The nominees will include females within broadcast, radio, online and print. There will be three finalists  one from each sector of media, and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Public Sector
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the Public sector. The nominees will include females in an organisation for more than two years and has made an impact on the industry and or their client or staff through their practise or the way they have changed the profession. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Women in Tech
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the tech or digital sector. The nominees will include females in a corporate position for more than two years and has made an impact on the industry and or their client or staff through their practise or the way they have changed the profession. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

Women on Boards
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work on a FTSE100 board. The nominees will include females in a corporate board position for more than two years and has made an impact on the “women on boards” movement their practise or the way they have changed the perception of women on board. There will be one winner sifted from nominations received.

Women Trailblazers
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work pushing new boundaries, and sectors not usually associated with women practitioners. Women whose world-class intervention in producing positive outcomes for everyday problems experienced by their audience and whose ability has made the lives of their intended audience better because of its use. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received with two highly commended recipients.

Women's Corporate Employee Network
This category will award a corporate women’s network which has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in support of corporate intrapreneurs. The nominees will include networks which have promoted, profiled, supported, and networked corporate women with world-class intervention in producing positive outcomes for everyday business problems experienced by their audience and whose ability has made the working lives of their intended audience better because of its engagement. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received, with two highly commended recipients.

WinTrade Innovations Award
This category will award a female who has demonstrated consistent integrity and progressive thinking in her work within the innovation space, proving her ability to innovate a future-proof product or service which has changed perceptions or has been the catalyst or change agent, in the lives of its market audience. There will be three finalists and one winner sifted from nominations received. These awards are independently adjudicated by the Global Women’s Inventors and Innovators Network and will be presented as part of the WinTrade Awards evening.