Celebrating Leaders in Corporate Canada

NOMINATION PACKAGE: Executive of the Year Award

The Ascend Canada Executive of the Year Award is presented annually to recognize the leadership, organizational impact and innovation of an individual who has made a significant contribution to the success of their organization and to the community.

Nomination Eligibility

To be eligible for nomination, each nominee must be: 

  • A CEO or equivalent who is employed or conducts business in Canada and is helping the people and/or business in the country prosper. Member of the Ascend Canada Board of Directors or the Awards Committee are excluded.  
  • Available to attend and receive the award at the Ascend Canada Gala in May 2025 (date TBD). 

Awards Process

Nomination Process

Nominators may recommend individuals who exhibit exceptional leadership abilities, have a proven professional track record and live Ascend Canada’s values. Nominations can be made by completing all sections of the nomination form and submitting the package and accompanying materials to awards@ascendleadership.ca by July 31, 2024. An overview of the items required from the nominators is provided below:

  • Completed Nomination Form. Submit nominations either using the digital form below or send us the filled PDF nomination form.
  • Additional supporting documents (i.e. letters of recommendation, testimonials, articles, journals/publications, media coverage, etc.) provided within a maximum of two pages.
  • Signed consent form

Selection Process

After nominations are received, they will be reviewed by a Selection Committee comprising representatives from Ascend Canada’s Board of Directors, Officers and general members. Candidates will be short-listed and contacted for further information.

Once the selection process is completed, Ascend Canada will advise award recipients and nominators of the committee’s decision. Award recipients will be required to attend the Ascend Canada Gala on May 2025 (date TBD) to receive their award.

To contact us for more information or questions regarding the awards or the nomination process, please email awards@ascendleadership.ca

How to nominate?

Choose the format you would like to use for the nomination:  A fillable PDF form downloaded to your device, or directly online through the form below.