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2021 Business Achievement Awards Gala

October 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm

CAMSC 17th Business Achievement Awards Gala 2021


Cheer for your peers at the 17th Annual CAMSC Business Achievement Awards Gala! A great experience awaits you!

CAMSC’s gala is an opportunity for us to share the extraordinary successes of our network members and to recognize them through seven different award categories.

Join our virtual Business Achievement Awards Gala on Tuesday, October 5th, 4:00 PM (ET) from the comfort of your homes. Listen to the extraordinary stories of our nominees and find out who will take home top honour in each category.

Post event networking

Our celebration doesn’t end with the awards gala. Join us at the post event networking reception for some great entertainment !
Follow these simple steps to register and join our post event networking reception on October 5th from 5:45 – 6:15 pm (ET):
  1. Click the register for post event button below
  2. Register for our post event networking reception
  3. Add the Zoom Meeting date to you calendar
  4. Participate in the Lucky Draw and win prizes
  5. Network with our guests in our assigned breakout rooms
  6. Don’t forget to have fun!


Admission is FREE!

4:00 – 5:45 PM – CAMSC Business Achievement Awards Gala
5:45 – 6:15 PM – Post Event Networking Reception

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Location: Vimeo

Dress code: Evening Wear


Nomination Details

Nomination Deadline – July 23, 2021 | 5:00 PM (ET)

  • Participants should fill up the nomination form to either nominate themselves or nominate their peers for anyone one of the award categories based on the description that applies to them the best. Please refer to the award categories below for nomination.
  • Note: If an individual is nominating a peer, a NOMINATION REASON, is deemed necessary along with other details.


Download Self Nomination Form as a Word File or Fillable PDF.

Download Peer Nomination / Nominate Others FormNominate Other Form


Award Categories

  • Supplier of the Year Award
  • Small Business of the Year Award
  • Technology Innovation Award
  • Corporation of the Year Award
  • Tier 1 Champion of Supplier Diversity
  • Procurement Business Advocate of the Year Award
  • Collaboration Award
  • Awards Description

Supplier of the Year Award

An Aboriginal or Minority-owned business that has successfully demonstrated growth in sales and employment, consistently providing high quality products and services at competitive pricing, offering innovative solutions and significantly delivering greater benefits through growth and development to their community. The award recipient will also be offered a scholarship to participate in a Tuck MBE program sponsored by General Motors. (CAMSC Certified Supplier Only)

Small Business of the Year Award

An Aboriginal or Minority-owned business with 50 or fewer employees, based on exemplary overall performance in sales, export sales growth, customer relationships, innovation and major accomplishments during the previous year. The award recipient will be offered a scholarship to participate in a Tuck MBE program sponsored by General Motors. (CAMSC Certified Supplier Only)

Technology Innovation Award

An Aboriginal or Minority owned business that stands out for its innovative new technology-based product or service. The product will have recognized performance in operations, design and market success establishing Canada’s international reputation for innovation and excellence. (CAMSC Certified Supplier Only)

Corporation of the Year Award

A corporation that actively includes certified Aboriginal and minority suppliers in their procurement opportunities continuously explores and assists in the development of Aboriginal and minority suppliers, promotes supplier diversity and business development within their corporation and to their vendors including other business organizations.  A corporation must be nominated by a supplier.

Procurement Business Advocate of the Year Award

An individual who acts as a catalyst and is devoted to the promotion of supplier diversity through outreach efforts and activities and is respected by their peers for advocating supplier diversity in Canada.

Collaboration Award

A company/organization working collaboratively with CAMSC members, suppliers and other organizations to strengthen Aboriginal and minority business growth and facilitate supplier diversity.

Two awarded recipients - Supplier of the Year and Small Business of the Year - will get a scholarship to an MBE program at an Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire. Click Here to learn more about the program.


October 5, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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Vandhana Srinivasan