The Walt Disney Legacy Award, a worldwide recognition program which celebrates Walt Disney’s heritage by honouring Cast Members who uphold his tradition of excellence.
Inspired by the personal example of Walt Disney and his heritage of excellence, the Walt Disney Legacy Award recognizes Cast Members, Crew Members and Imagineers who give the very best of themselves to our guests, their co-workers and the company.
All Cast Members with CDI or CDD contacts are eligible, up to and including Senior Managers. Recipients must have worked in the company for at least two consecutive years and represent daily commitment to the three key values of ‘dream, create and inspire’.
Considered to be the highest internal honour among the 12 Disneyland® Paris recognition programs, 215 recipients have been selected since the program began in 2011.
For the programme’s 5th year, 1000 Cast Members were nominated and 39 selected to be recipients of the Walt Disney Legacy Award.
See recipient reactions as the 2019 winners are announced:
« You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a realitY» - WALT DISNEY
To be nominated by your co-workers, candidates must clearly demonstrate attitudes and performance that set them apart as dreamers, creators and sources of inspiration. In fact, the Walt Disney Legacy Award recognizes people who excel in their daily work and who embody the three values of:
See the evening organized in honor of our thirty-nine 2019 winners in this video: