The Canadian Business Journal Opens Call for Nominations for the 2010 CBJ Company of the Year Award

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Oct. 8, 2010) – The Canadian Business Journal (CBJ) has officially announced a call for submissions for the 2010 CBJ Company of the Year Award. Nominations for this national award can be submitted at

In its inaugural year, the 2010 CBJ Company of the Year Award will recognize all that is great about Canadian businesses. As the country’s leading online B2B magazine, the CBJ publishes stories every month about the "best in class" in Canadian business. Now, it’s time to honour those leaders and innovators.

The competition will evaluate some of the best in Canadian industry, and share the winning company’s successes with the rest of Canada and the world.

Companies entering the Company of the Year Award will be required to highlight their performance and strengths within four key areas;

  1. CSR and Sustainability
  2. Corporate Culture
  3. Innovation and Research and Development
  4. Operational Growth

Companies with annual revenues in excess of $5 million are invited to compete for the top spot-with the final winner receiving a generous George Media advertisement package and an editorial spotlight in an upcoming issue of the CBJ. Three runners-up will also be chosen in addition to the award recipient. Companies can be public or privately owned-but must be able to demonstrate excellence across all four categories.

The deadline for applications is November 26th, 2010, with winners being announced in the first quarter of 2011. See rules for information regarding submitting your application at The overall winner of the competition will receive a tailored advertising program worth $100,000 through the CBJ, as well as website advertising throughout 2011.

In addition, the winning company will receive an extensive company profile in CBJ in the first quarter of 2011. George Media will also reproduce the company profile, with its own customized covers, into a brochure format for the winner’s future marketing and promotional initiatives.

If you represent, or own a registered Canadian company that has what it takes Submit a Nomination at

About The Canadian Business Journal

As the cornerstone publication website of George Media Inc., The Canadian Business Journal (CBJ) is read by Canadian executives nation-wide. The magazine is one of five independently BPA-audited publication websites produced by the George Media Network (, and enjoys an average monthly readership of 408,000.

CBJ offers readers a glimpse into major Canadian industries including construction, energy, food and drink, healthcare, manufacturing, and more, through comprehensive profiles of successful Canadian enterprises. The magazine also features articles and columns from Canadian writers focused on all aspects of the Canadian business landscape, from environmental to legal to safety issues.

George Media Inc. is proud to promote Canadian business nationally and to the world.