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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Private Business Growth Award - logo

Celebrate 10 businesses that have grown from good to great

Join us at the gala! November 14

Sorry, the submission deadline has passed. Top 10 Finalists announced October 16

Thank you for your interest in the Private Business Growth Award

The submission deadline was July 14, 2017 so submissions are now closed.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact

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"