WBE Canada Excellence Awards
WBE Canada Wall of Fame

WBE CANADA EXCELLENCE AWARDS

check mark Recognizing the accomplishments of Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBES)

check markCelebrating the impact of corporate and government Supplier Diversity Initiatives

check markRecognizing Champions, Change Makers and Leaders in Supplier Diversity in Canada

WALL OF FAME - 2020 | 2019 | 2018

WBE Canada's Annual Excellence Awards celebrate accomplishments in supplier diversity in Canada and recognize Canada's most distinguished women entrepreneurs who are making an impact in corporate and government supply chains in Canada and abroad.

Each year the call for nominations for the Excellence Awards is opened up to our certified WBE community, Corporate and Government member organizations, partners and the public who can then submit their nominations for the various awards under their respective categories.

WBE Canada values the incredible contributions of our community

Each contribution makes a significant impact on the success of women-owned businesses and supplier diversity in Canada.

AWARD CATEGORIES

CERTIFIED WBE

Top WBE Supplier

This award recognizes a certified women-owned business which demonstrated excellence in business and support for other women owned businesses. The recipient of this award achieved business growth, impacted the economy and showed dedication to supporting other women owned businesses.

WBE Rising Star

Awarded to a certified WBE who, within their first 3 years of certification, has demonstrated significant achievements or progress. This company shows quick implementation combined with business acumen and active involvement in the WBE Canada community.

WBE Leaders

This award recognizes certified women-owned businesses that are actively engaged with WBE Canada Community or our partner organizations. The recipients significantly contribute to growth and support of other women-owned businesses in their region or industry.

CORPORATE MEMBER

Top Corporation in Supplier Diversity

This award recognizes a WBE Canada Corporate Member who is making a distinct and describable difference in the advancement of Supplier Diversity in Canada. The recipient of this award is an organization acting as a leader in a wide range of areas, including but not limited to growth, opportunities, visibility, and participation.

Supplier Diversity Leader

This award recognizes a procurement professional within WBE Canada’s Corporate Membership who is a champion among peers. This individual shows tremendous leadership while leveraging innovation to advance supplier diversity. A role model internally with colleagues and externally with vendor partners, this individual is a visible champion in the supplier diversity community as well as their respective industry.

Most Improved Supplier Diversity Program

This award recognizes a WBE Canada Corporate Member that has made a distinct and describable difference in their Supplier Diversity Program. The recipient of this award is an organization with measurable improvement to their procurement benefiting diverse suppliers.

OPEN TO ALL

WBE Canada Champion

This award recognizes an individual or organization who demonstrates commitment to supplier diversity in Canada, namely through referring new Corporate Members or WBEs to WBE Canada.

Top Volunteer Award

This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated significant contribution in supplier diversity benefiting or promoting WBE Canada in 2021.

President’s Award

This award recognizes an individual or organization who has demonstrated significant contribution in supplier diversity benefiting or promoting Canadian women-owned businesses in 2021.

Winners of the 2021 Excellence Awards will be announced at WBE Canada's Annual Conference on November 9-10, 2021