2020 Excellence Awards Finalists Revealed

For immediate release

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council today announced the finalists for their 2020 Excellence Awards being presented on November 10th during this year’s Annual Conference “Supply Chain Innovation <Decoded>”.  WBE Canada’s Excellence Awards showcase and celebrate achievements in supplier diversity amongst our certified WBE community and our corporate and government member organizations.

We are thrilled to have received so many outstanding nominations from across Canada in the seven categories exemplifying  leadership, business growth, success, and commitment to growing supplier diversity across Canada,” said Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada. “It is an honour to celebrate women-owned businesses and corporate leaders at this year’s awards during our virtual conference. We also are grateful for the support of the awards sponsors who have so generously joined in celebrating our community.

Here are the WBE Canada 2020 Excellence Awards finalistsby category and in alphabetical order. Be sure you lend everyone your support and encouragement.

2020 Top Corporation in Supplier Diversity: Finalists

  • Accenture
  • RBC
  • Staples Promotional Products

2020 Supplier Diversity Leader: Finalists

  • Dora Silva-Bolanos, Accenture
  • Lisa Ross, Magna International
  • Michael Pacholok, City of Toronto

2020 Most Improved Supplier Diversity Program: Finalists

  • BMO
  • TD Bank

2020 Top WBE Supplier: Finalists

  • Redwood Classics Apparel
  • Walker Law
  • Wonderkind

2020 WBE Rising Star: Finalists

  • Flexus Industries
  • SOPURE Products Inc.
  • Staff Shop Inc.

2020 WBE Leaders

Winners to be Announced during Awards Ceremony

2020 WBE Canada Champion

Finalists to be Announced in October

2020 President’s Award

Winner to be Announced during Awards Ceremony

Best of luck to all 2020 Excellence Award Finalists!


  • More information on all our finalists can be found here.
  • Tickets to this year’s Annual Conference are still available. Conference information and registration here.  We look forward to you joining us at this year’s virtual event.
  • Click here to see 2019 winners.

For media inquiries: Sharon Ferdinands, Marketing Manager, marketing@wbecanada.ca