2019 Public Awards

The following awards recognize individuals or organizations who have demonstrated significant contribution to supplier diversity in Canada. No membership or certification required.

Nominations Are CLOSED!

2019 President's Award

This category recognizes an individual or organization who has demonstrated significant contribution in supplier diversity benefiting or promoting Canadian women-owned businesses in 2019. Nominations for this award may be submitted by anyone. Every submission will be considered, however the award recipient will be selected by the President of WBE Canada.

Nominees are judged on the following criteria:

  • Significant contribution to building awareness around supplier diversity in Canada, specifically focusing on promotion of Canadian women-owned businesses
  • Significant contribution to the success of WBE Canada, including but not limited to opening opportunities, introductions, invitations to events and more
  • Contribution to supplier diversity in a specific region across Canada - building awareness and buy-in with regional and local governments, women-owned businesses, and more

This nomination requires the following supporting documents:

  • Completed Online Nomination Form
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2019 Supplier Diversity Champion

This category recognizes an individual or organization who demonstrates commitment to supplier diversity in Canada, namely through referring new Corporate Members or WBEs to WBE Canada. There is no nomination for this award as it is rewarded based on internal tracking by WBE Canada.

Nominees are judged on the following criteria:

  • Total number of eligible referrals that turned into certified WBEs or Corporate Members between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019
There is no nomination for this award, WBE Canada uses internal tracking to determine its recipient.