The better the question. The better the answer. The better the world works. У вас есть вопрос? У нас есть ответ. Решая сложные задачи бизнеса, мы улучшаем мир. У вас є запитання? У нас є відповідь. Вирішуючи складні завдання бізнесу, ми змінюємо світ на краще. Meilleure la question, meilleure la réponse. Pour un monde meilleur. 問題越好。答案越好。商業世界越美好。 问题越好。答案越好。商业世界越美好。

EY- We celebrate Canadian entrepreneurs

Regional programs

Entrepreneur Of The Year honours the spirit and contribution of entrepreneurs here and around the world.

Given the unique character of the different markets across Canada, Entrepreneur Of The Year seeks nominations in five regions:

  • Pacific (British Columbia, Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories)
  • Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba)
  • Ontario
  • Quebec
  • Atlantic Canada.

For regional dates and contacts please select a region below:
Pacific  |  Prairies  |  Ontario  |  Quebec  |  Atlantic

Download the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 brochure
Nominate an entrepreneur for 2018 today!

Pacific region


2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Pacific Region Judges

Ali Pejman
Ali Pejman
Partner
Fort Capital Partners
Bill Tam
Bill Tam
Retired CEO
BC Tech Association
Cathy Thorpe
Cathy Thorpe
President
Nurse Next Door
Charles Chang
Charles Chang
President & Founder
Lyra Growth Partners
Debi Hewson
Debi Hewson
President and CEO
Odlum Brown
Lisa Shields
Lisa Shields
CEO
FiSpan Services Inc.
Sacha Mclean
Sacha Mclean
Vice Chairman
50° North Productions

Mark your 2018 calendar!

Nominations open: 1 March 2018
Close of nominations: 23 April 2018
Nominee interviews: May 2018
Regional nominee reception: Four Seasons Hotel
6 June 2018
Finalists announced: 6 July 2018
Finalists celebration: Science World
12 September 2018
Pacific Gala Vancouver Convention Centre
25 September 2018
 

Contact us

Regional Specialist: Joann Chatterton
604 648 3664
Pacific Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Lui Petrollini
604 684 3803
Download the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 brochure
Nominate an entrepreneur for 2018 today!

Prairies region

2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Prairies Region Judges

Brenda Nowakowski
Brenda Nowakowski
VP Finance
JNE Welding
Laurie Goldberg
Laurie Goldberg
Executive Chairman & CEO
People Corporation
Kristi Cawthorn
Kristi Cawthorn
President
Startec Compression & Process
Marcela Mandeville
Marcela Mandeville
CEO
Alberta Women Entrepreneurs
Tim Melton
Tim Melton
Chairman of the Board
Melcor
 

Mark your 2018 calendar!

Nominations open: 1 March 2018
Close of nominations: 23 April 2018
Nominee interviews: May 2018
Regional nominee reception
- Calgary:
Fairmont Palliser
26 June 2018
Regional nominee reception
- Edmonton:
TBC
12 June 2018
Regional nominee reception
- Saskatoon:

June 2018
Regional nominee reception
- Winnipeg:

June 2018

Finalists announced

6 July 2018
Finalists celebration
- Calgary:

13 September 2018
Finalists celebration
- Edmonton:

11 September 2018
Finalists celebration
- Saskatoon:

September 2018
Finalists celebration
- Winnipeg:

September 2018
Prairies Gala Telus Convention Centre
18 October 2018
 

Contact us

Regional Specialist: Lauren Tilley
403 206 5536
Prairies Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Rob Jolley
780 638 6656
Calgary Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Dean Radomsky
403 206 5180
Edmonton Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Rob Jolley
780 638 6656
Saskatoon Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Greg Keller
306 649 8218
Winnipeg Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Joe Healey
204 954 5568
Download the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 brochure
Nominate an entrepreneur for 2018 today!

Ontario region

2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Ontario Region Judges

Andy Burgess
Andy Burgess
Managing Partner
Russel Square Partners
Anne Sado
Anne Sado
President
George Brown College
Code Cubitt
Code Cubitt
Founder & Managing Director
Mistral Venture Partners
Gerald Slemko
Gerald Slemko
CEO
Trudell Medical
Lisa Melchior
Lisa Melchior
President & Founder
VERTU Capital
Mark Gordon
Mark Gordon
Managing Director
Oncap
Rick Watkin
Rick Watkin
President & CEO
KUBRA
Steve Faraone
Steve Faraone
Managing Director
Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan

Mark your 2018 calendar!

Nominations open 1 March 2018
Close of nominations 23 April 2018
Nominee interviews May 2018
Regional nominee reception
- Toronto
Arcadian Loft
25 June 2018
Regional nominee reception
- South Western Ontario
TBD
Regional nominee reception
- Ottawa
TBD

Finalists announced

6 July 2018
Finalists celebration EY Tower, 40th Floor
12 September 2018
Ontario Gala Metro Toronto Convention Centre
25 October 2018
 

Contact us

Regional Specialist: Kathleen Masaki
416 864 1234
Ontario Co-Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Elena Doucette
416 943 3193
Ontario Co-Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Paula Smith
416 943 2981
Ottawa Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Matt Pearson
613 598 4354
London Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Warren Granger
519 646 5534
Southwestern Ontario Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Kevin J. Casey
519 571 3311
Download the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 brochure
Nominate an entrepreneur for 2018 today!

Quebec region

2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Quebec Region Judges

Andrew Richardson
Andrew Richardson
President
Targray
Claudine Labelle
Claudine Labelle
President & Founder
Fillactive
Jacques Foisy
Jacques Foisy
President & Managing Partner
Novacap
Marie-Anne Tawil
Marie-Anne Tawil
President & CEO
Iron Hill Investments Inc
Martin Deschênes
Martin Deschênes
President & Founder
Groupe Deschênes Inc.

Mark your 2018 calendar!

Nominations open 1 March 2018
Close of nominations 23 April 2018
Nominee interviews May 2018
Regional nominee reception 14 June 2018
Finalists announced 6 July 2018
Finalists celebration 6 September 2018
Quebec Gala L'Arsenal
1 November 2018
 

Contact us

Regional Specialist: Josée Rioux
514 874 4471
Montreal Leader and
Co-director, Entrepreneur Of The Year:

Luc Charbonneau
514 879 2638

Co-director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Daniel Baer
514 879 2603
Quebec City Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Nancy Avoine
418 640 5129
Download the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 brochure
Nominate an entrepreneur for 2018 today!

Atlantic region

2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Atlantic Region Judges

Douglas Hall
Douglas Hall
Director
Pattern Energy Group Inc.
Ed Barrett
Ed Barrett
President
CORA Corporation
Kent Scales
Kent Scales
CEO
Scales Group of Companies
Robyn Eddy
Robyn Eddy
President
Eddy Group Ltd.
Toon Nagtegaal
Toon Nagtegaal
Founder & Owner
THENEXTPHASE

Mark your 2018 calendar!

Nominations open: 1 March 2018
Close of nominations: 23 April 2018
Nominee interviews: May 2018
Regional nominee reception
- Newfoundland:
Week of 4 June 2018
Regional nominee reception
- New Brunswick:
13 June 2018
Regional nominee reception
- Nova Scotia:
Week of 4 June 2018

Finalists announced:

6 July 2018
Finalists celebration: September 2018
Atlantic Gala Halifax Convention Centre, Nova Scotia
4 October 2018
 

Contact us

Regional Specialist: Cristina Burca
416 943 2114
Atlantic Managing Director Jim Lutes
506 634 2158
Atlantic Director Gina Kinsman
902 421 6291
Atlantic Leader,
New Brunswick
Shane Snow
506 634 2157
Atlantic Leader,
Newfoundland
Andrea White
709 570 8212

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