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ABOUT THE AWARD

Background

The Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses presented by Excellence Canada and PwC Canada is a national award administered annually. This special designation recognizes businesses from all industries that demonstrate a strategic approach to successfully improving performance and achieving goals.

Selection Process

Applicants are evaluated by the adjudication committee of the Canadian Business Excellence Award against the award criteria in three key performance areas: (1) Delighted Customers; (2) Engaged Employees; and (3) Innovation. Applicants are benchmarked on their own merit and do not compete against one another.

Eligibility Requirements

Any Canadian owned and controlled private business operating in Canada that has been in operation for at least three years and has revenues over one million dollars annually may apply to receive the award.

Fees

There is no fee to apply for the Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses.

Important Dates & Deadlines
August 1, 2017 Deadline to apply and complete the Awards survey
August 15, 2017 Applicant notified if their application is successful
October 3, 2017 Awards presentation at The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, ON

AWARDS COMMITTEE

 
CBC
CCAB
CEO Global Network
CPA Canada
Excellence Canada
PwC Canada
 
 

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION

NATIONAL EXPOSURE

Award recipients are profiled through the National Post, Canada’s trusted national business news. Reach 116,000+ individuals including business professionals, leaders and decision-makers in organizations of all sizes and sectors.

BRAND POSITIONING

Opportunity to differentiate your business from the competition. Subject to usage guidelines, award recipients can use the Award logo in all marketing and promotional materials.

THIRD-PARTY RECOGNITION

Applicants are evaluated by the Awards Adjudication Committee, a prestigious panel of business experts from organizations that include include BC Business Magazine, CEO Global Network, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Carleton University, CPA Canada, MaRS, PwC Canada, and Excellence Canada.

HIGH-LEVEL FEEDBACK

All applicants, whether or not they qualify for an Award, will receive high-level feedback about their submission. Applicants can use the information to close gaps and build on the good work already in progress.

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION

Recipients will be recognized on the national stage and receive a certificate of recognition at the presentation ceremonies on November 1st at The Carlu in Toronto.

COMPLIMENTARY STRATEGIC SESSION & MENTORING OPPORTUNITY

Recipients of the Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses are eligible for a complimentary strategic working session from Excellence Canada and/or PwC Canada. In addition, the CEO/President of winning organizations will receive 6 hours of complimentary mentoring from CEO Global Network.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications can be submitted directly from Canadian-owned businesses or nominations can be submitted on their behalf from customers, suppliers and stakeholders that believe the business is deserving of recognition.
 
Apply for Recognition   Nominate a Business

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 
SPONSORS
Excellence Canada gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors and supporters of Canadian Excellence.

Presenting Sponsor

Industry Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Vidium Media Productions  
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