ABOUT THE AWARD
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.
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.
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.
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|
BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION
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.
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.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- It is a Canadian-owned private business operating in Canada
- It has been in business for at least three years
- Its revenues are over one million dollars annually