INNOVATE

WBE Canada will honour the winners of the 2017 Innovator Awards during our Conference and Matchmaker, Innovate & Ignite on September 28, 2017.

These awards honour and celebrate those championing and/or achieving success utilizing Supplier Diversity within our community.

Nominate a deserving individual or organization in one of the following categories:

  • Corporate Member of the Year (download)
    Recognizing the exceptional commitment from a corporate member of WBE Canada in developing and delivering supplier diversity focusing on certified women-owned businesses.
  • Corporate Leader of the Year (download)
    An individual within the corporate membership of WBE Canada who has been a leader in implementing supplier diversity in Canada, acting as a role model, advocate and champion in supporting women’s engagement in supplier diversity both within corporations and with women- owned businesses.
  • WBE Ambassador of the Year (download)
    An individual in a certified Women Business Enterprise who is making a difference in advancing women in supplier diversity through their efforts to promote and endorse supplier diversity, acting as change agent and champion, and encouraging others to enable supplier diversity success.
  • WBE Doing Business Awards (online survey)
     (3 categories based on # of employees)
    Has your WBE Canada certified business achieved year over year growth? Are you doing business with organizations that require your WBE Canada certificate? Tell us about your business successes based on overall performance in sales expansion, customer relationships, innovation and accomplishments that make you proud.

Click the above links for full details of individual awards including the evaluation criteria for each award category, and the online and/or downloadable nomination forms. The final deadline for nominations is September 5, 2017. All completed nomination forms must be submitted no later than midnight, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in order for nominees to be eligible for the Innovator Awards.