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Why take part

Participating in the Private Business Growth Award offers value for anyone who gets involved, including:

  • Gratitude for nominating a deserving company.
  • Opportunities to network with some of Canada’s most successful private business owners and leaders.
  • Recognition of the hard work and successful achievements of the whole team.
  • Promotion of the Top 10 Finalists in ads, media, video, social media and more...
  • Celebration of the Top 10 and the Winner at the gala

Meet the 2016 Top 10

The Jury

  • The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President and CEO, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  • Kevin Ladner, CEO and Executive Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
  • Christiane Bergevin, President, Bergevin Capital
  • Peggy Cunningham, Professor and RA Jodrey Chair, Dalhousie University Business School
  • Malcolm Hunter, President, Deeley Group of Companies
  • Peter Snucins, President and CEO, Polycorp Ltd
  • Sean Stanleigh, Managing Editor, Globe Content Studio, The Globe and Mail
  • Paul Straus, President, Home Hardware Stores Limited

Key dates

Submission deadline:
July 14, 2017

Top 10 announced:
October 16, 2017

Top 10 CEO roundtable:
November 14, 2017

Gala celebration:
November 14, 2017

Winner announced:
November 14, 2017

Celebrating success at the gala

Media Partner       The Globe and Mail

"The goal of this award is to showcase business success stories – when Canadian businesses strive to be innovative and embrace strategic thinking, they create jobs and build prosperity for communities across the country"