CAMSC 17th Business Achievement Awards Gala 2021
Pivot| Progress |Prosper
Cheer for your peers at the 17th Annual CAMSC Business Achievement Awards!
A theatre-like experience awaits you at #CAMSCAwards2021.
CAMSC’s Awards ceremony shares the extraordinary stories of our network members and recognizes them with top honours in seven different Award categories.
This year, our theme is Pivot | Progress| Prosper to acknowledge the continued resilience of our network members during the pandemic. We also look to celebrate members’ sales growth, innovative solutions, employment opportunities and community development. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn and to be inspired!
Join the CAMSC Awards and be a part of the festive atmosphere from the comfort of your couch…no admission fees for this awards show!
Sip on your favourite wine or cocktail and glam up. You can share in our Awards on Tuesday, October 5th, to hear the extraordinary stories of our nominees and find out who will take home top honour in each category.
Post event networking reception – 5:45 – 6:15 pm (ET)
We are also hosting a post event networking evening where you can e-meet and greet with our guests and team CAMSC. Details to be on our website soon. Stay tuned!
No admission fees for our Awards show!
Date & Time: Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
Time: 4:00 – 5:45 PM (EDT)
We extend our invitation to you to attend our virtual awards gala on October 5th, 4:00 – 5:45 PM (ET).
TAKE A LOOK AT OUR AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR NOMINATIONS…
- Supplier of the Year Award
- Small Business of the Year Award
- Technology Innovation Award
- Corporation of the Year Award
- Tier 1 Champion of Supplier Diversity
- Procurement Business Advocate of the Year Award
- Collaboration Award
AWARDS CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
Supplier of the Year Award
An Aboriginal or Minority-owned business that has successfully demonstrated growth in sales and employment, consistently providing high quality products and services at competitive pricing, offering innovative solutions and delivering significant benefits to their community through growth and development. The Award recipient will also be offered a scholarship to participate in a Tuck MBE program sponsored by General Motors. (CAMSC Certified Supplier Only)
Small Business of the Year Award
An Aboriginal or Minority-owned business with 50 or fewer employees, based on exemplary overall performance in sales, export sales growth, customer relationships, innovation and major accomplishments during the previous year. The Award recipient will be offered a scholarship to participate in a Tuck MBE program sponsored by General Motors. (CAMSC Certified Supplier Only)
Technology Innovation Award
An Aboriginal or Minority-owned business that stands out for its innovative new technology-based product or service. The product will have outstanding performance in operations, design and market success contributing to Canada’s international reputation for innovation and excellence. (CAMSC Certified Supplier Only)
Corporation of the Year Award
A corporation that actively includes certified Aboriginal and Minority-owned suppliers in their procurement opportunities, continuously explores and assists in the development of Aboriginal and Minority-owned suppliers, promotes supplier diversity and business development within their corporation and with their vendors, including other business organizations. A corporation must be nominated by a supplier.
Tier 1 Champion of Supplier Diversity
A business-to-business Tier 1 corporation that actively supports its clients’ economic inclusion goals by including certified Aboriginal and Minority-owned suppliers in their practices and processes providing procurement opportunities. They have encouraged the development of Aboriginal and Minority-owned suppliers, actively promoting supplier diversity throughout their corporation. Must be nominated by a corporate or government client.
Procurement Business Advocate of the Year Award
An individual who acts as a catalyst, advocate and leader who is devoted to the promotion of supplier diversity through outreach efforts and activities and is respected by their peers for advocating supplier diversity in Canada.
A company/organization working collaboratively with CAMSC members, suppliers and other organizations to strengthen Aboriginal and Minority-owned business growth and to facilitate supplier diversity.
Two awarded recipients – Supplier of the Year and Small Business of the Year – will get a scholarship to an MBE program at an Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire. Click Here to learn more about the program.