Finalists have been selected for the six categories of the CCBC Canada China Business Excellence Awards. The winners will be announced at a Luncheon at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel on Friday, December 2, 2016.

The Awards, chosen by an independent panel of judges, recognize organizations from across Canada that take a leading and innovative role in expanding and nurturing bilateral business relationships.

The finalists are (in alphabetical order):

Outstanding SME Award
The Outstanding SME Award is presented to an SME that best exemplifies the innovative inclusion of China in the company’s growth and overall business strategy. The successful implementation of such an initiative must have significantly improved the company’s competitive edge and financial performance.

Hibar Systems Ltd. – Ontario
Seven Oaks Hospital Chronic Disease Innovation Centre (CDIC) – Manitoba


Educational Excellence Award
The Educational Excellence Award is presented to a CCBC member from the education sector. The institution must demonstrate outstanding achievement in delivering China-related growth including, but not limited to, research partnerships, recruitment, student/faculty exchanges, alumni relations, institution linkages, executive training, and provision of Canadian curriculum.

Université du Québec à Chicoutimi – Quebec
University of Alberta – Alberta
University of Calgary – Alberta


Chinese Investment in Canada Award
The Chinese Investment in Canada Award is presented to an organization that has demonstrated ingenuity, success, leadership, and commitment involving inbound investment from China, contributing to bilateral economic growth and to the company’s international success.

Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd. – Ontario
Sinopec Canada – Alberta
Zongshen Industrial Group Co., Ltd. – China / British Columbia


Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Award
The Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Award is presented to an organization in the professional, scientific, and technical service sectors that demonstrated the successful inclusion of China in the company’s growth and its overall business strategy.

Century Global Commodities Corp. – Ontario
Dentons Canada LLP – British Columbia
Michael H.K. Wong Architects Inc. (MHKW) – Ontario


Outstanding Member Award
The Outstanding Member Award is presented to a CCBC member organization, irrespective of size or industry, which has had high profile and successful business initiatives or projects in the last two years. The organization must have undertaken bold new ventures, which resulted in commercial success and distinction from its competitors.

Brivia Management Inc. – Quebec
Dynamic Tire Corp. – Ontario
Vancouver International Airport Authority (YVR) – British Columbia


Hong Kong Regional Connector Award
This new category rewards an organization which used the Hong Kong SAR as a successful part of the company’s greater China and/or Asia strategy. The award is given to the organization that best exemplified the innovative inclusion of Hong Kong in the company’s growth and its overall strategies.

Aprivacy Ltd. – Hong Kong / Ontario
Web Presence in China (WPIC) – British Columbia

Date: Friday, December 2, 2016
Time:  12:00 pm to  2:00 pm (Registration and networking begin at 11:30 am)
Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Birchwood Ballroom
Address: 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9
Corporate Tables**: Members: $2,500  (+ HST)  |  Non-members: $3,500 (+HST)
Individual Tickets: Members: $200 (+ HST)   |  Non-members: $300 (+ HST)

To register, please click on the button above, complete the form, and email it to

**Corporate tables have 10 seats. Table hosts occupy 8 seats and CCBC will
place 2 award finalists, judges, or officials at each host table.

For information on sponsorships or hosting a table, contact or call 416-954-3800 x311.

*The Hong Kong Regional Connector Award is presented in
partnership with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto).

To view the Awards’ nomination guide, please click here: English / French