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Call for Gala Nominations

It’s time to recognize your colleagues and collaborators for their achievements.

CAMSC is seeking nominations and applications for several 2022 awards. Nominees and award recipients will be honored at the 18th Annual Award Gala to be held at Liberty Grand, Toronto, Ontario on October 14 2022.

 The purpose of CAMSCs annual awards is to recognize those who have made significant contributions that have influenced positive change in the field of Supplier Diversity. As part of this effort, we highly encourage nominations for individuals and organizations who have set exemplary records in their performance.  

There are eight different award categories to choose from. We have added two new award categories; The Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Social Good Award. Click on an award category to learn more about eligibility and to nominate. You may nominate a peer or self-nominate.


  1. Supplier of the Year Award 
  2. Small Business of the Year Award  
  3. Technology Innovation Award  
  4. Corporation Tier 1 of the Year Award  
  5. Procurement Business Advocate of the Year Award  
  6. Collaboration Award  
  7. Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award 
  8. Social Good Award 


CAMSC annually recognizes achievements though our annual awards, where your inspiring stories are shared with our network members bringing acclaim to you and your organization. By nominating a peer or yourself, you highlight the success and support the growth of the network.   

Peer Nomination: 

We encourage you to nominate your peers, such as your clients (CAMSC Corporate Members) or CAMSC Certified Suppliers, for their excellence in business. Please note a Nomination Reason must be included in you application to nominate. The Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award is open to non-CAMSC diverse suppliers*.

*Diverse suppliers are persons other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour. In practice, the Government of Canada includes the following groups: Chinese, South Asian, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Southeast Asian, Arab, West Asian, Korean, Japanese (as defined by the Employment Equity Act and Statistics Canada) and Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit, and Metis).


You may self-nominate for outstanding achievement or other categories – as you may see fit. You are required  to submit individual forms for each nomination.  


 NOTE: Incomplete nominations or late submissions will not be considered.