The CanadianSME Business Awards is designed to recognize and applaud the contribution that small business owners provide for Canada’s economy. Because the SME industry plays such a crucial role in Canada’s economy, we want to provide our support and recognition to the entrepreneurs who work hard in making their small business a success.

Nominations are now open. The nomination deadline is December 10, 2019. The CanadianSME Business Awards take place on January 28, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. For more information, or to attend or apply for the awards, visit

Canadian entrepreneurs are more than just business owners of a successful company. They are the innovators of our country. Through their flourishing businesses, they push our economy to the next level and are what our communities are structured on.

The CanadianSME Business Awards is an important date on our calendars because it marks the day that we celebrate and congratulate those who have made a positive contribution to our country’s economy.

The business awards represent excellence and accomplishment for entrepreneurs because it recognizes and validates all the hard work they have put into making a successful business. The awards also represent several opportunities for businesses, including increasing their credibility to investors and customers. When an entrepreneur takes home a business award, it solidifies reputation – enhancing trustworthiness in the eyes of others. Receiving an award is often seen as a pivotal facet of a business’ marketing strategy, as it offers award winners a higher chance of competing in the marketplace by attracting more clients and employees. Whether they take home an award or are nominated, it can mean a great deal for a business owner who is working hard to get their business name out there. The Canadian SME Business Awards is a true honour that all business owners look forward to receiving.