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17 May 2022 Montréal, CA

EY recognizes 23 Québec businesses in annual entrepreneur program

Entrepreneurs redefining the path to success

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Entrepreneurs redefining the path to success

EY Canada is honoured to announce the regional finalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year® 2022 Québec program today. Selected by an independent panel of judges, 23 businesses have been recognized for transforming our world through unbounded innovation, growth and prosperity. 

“This year’s finalists have strong roots in Québec, with branches growing in different sectors or geographies to unlock new value streams, ” says Daniel Baer, Entrepreneur Of The Year Québec Program Co-Director. “From data centres and tank trailers to beverages and cosmetics, the diversity of this group is a testament to the strength and innovation of Québec’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.” 

Now in its 28th year in Canada, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program supports, connects and enables entrepreneurs across Canada as they turn groundbreaking ideas into powerful businesses that deliver national and global impact. The program works in tandem with EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ and Entrepreneurs Access Network to help businesses grow, scale and overcome ever-evolving challenges, while building an equitable and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem for all.

“Whether disrupting traditional industries or starting new ones, these entrepreneurs are responding to rapidly changing market dynamics and customer demands to drive long-term growth, ,” says Luc Charbonneau, Entrepreneur Of The Year Québec Program Co-Director. “We’re excited to celebrate all of their achievements and their contributions to driving social and economic growth in the region.” 

View the full list of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 Québec finalists

What’s next?

The independent panel of judges will select seven regional winners who will be announced in July. The winners will then move forward to compete with Pacific, Prairies, Ontario and Atlantic regional winners at the national awards celebration in November, where Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 winner will be revealed. The overall Canadian winner will go on to compete with national winners from across the globe in Monaco for the title of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2023. Last year’s winner , Dr. Carl Hansen of AbCellera — BC-based biotechnology company best known for its leading role in developing an antibody treatment for COVID-19 — will be heading to Monaco next month to represent Canada on the world stage for EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022

More information 

Visit ey.com/ca/eoy for more program details and follow #EOYCanada and #EOYQuébec on social media for the latest program updates.

The 2022 Québec independent judging panel comprises Andreea Crisan, President and CEO, Andy Transport; Brigitte Jalbert, President, Les Emballages Carrousel Inc.; Constance Raymond, Executive Vice President of Administration and Chief Talent Officer, Outbox Technology; Martin Thériault, CEO and President of the board, Eddyfi/NDT; Jean-Stéphane Yansouni; Partner, Champlain Financial Corporation.

This year's national sponsor is TSX Inc

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