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Does your company have a great growth story?

Showcase your successful company in the Private Business Growth Award program.

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hard work.


Presenting the Top 10 Finalists.

Thank you for your interest in the Private Business Growth Award.

The submission deadline was July 15, 2016 so submissions are now closed.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact

Meet the jury

The 2016 Private Business Growth Award jury consists of the CEOs of the two sponsors and five well-respected Canadian business leaders, including:

  • The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President and CEO, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  • Phil Noble, Past CEO and Strategic Advisor to Firm Leadership, 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
  • Sean Stanleigh, Managing Editor, Globe Content Studio, The Globe and Mail
  • Paul Straus, President, Home Hardware Stores Limited

Join us at the gala to celebrate our acclaimed finalists and winner

Interact with other successful business owners and be inspired by their growth stories.

  • Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  • Location: The Design Exchange, Toronto
  • Host: Deirdre McMurdy

For more information about the gala please contact

"When a great Canadian private business success story comes along, it needs to be shared—not only to celebrate that business's tremendous achievement, but to inspire others as well."