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June 14, 2012 – The Canada China Business Council is accepting nominations for its 2012 Business Excellence Awards. These awards celebrate the important contributions that Canadian and Chinese companies make in advancing Canada’s bilateral relationship with China. Through innovation and leadership, Canadian and Chinese firms have become driving forces in the global economy, and in each other’s countries.
Nominations for the Business Excellence Awards are open until September 10, 2012, and recognize outstanding companies in the following categories:
The award will be given to an enterprise that best exemplifies the innovative inclusion of China in the company’s growth and its overall strategies. The successful implementation of such initiative has significantly improved the firm’s competitive edge and financial performance.
Member of the Year
This award will be presented to a CCBC member firm that has a successful, high profile project within the last 24 months. The company undertook bold new ventures resulting in commercial success and clearly distinguished itself from its competitors.
This award will be presented to a CCBC member organization in the education sector (secondary school, college, university or other), that demonstrates outstanding achievement in delivering success including, but not limited to, research partnerships, recruitment, student/faculty exchanges, alumni relations, institution linkages, executive training, and provision of Canadian curricula.
Investment in Canada
This award will be presented to a CCBC member organization that has demonstrated ingenuity, success, leadership, and commitment in an investment in Canada, contributing to the Canadian economy and to its Chinese parent company’s global strategy.
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony during CCBC’s Annual General Meeting in the fall, in the presence of key business executives, and senior government and business leaders from Canada and China.
For more information, and to obtain the nominations guide, please go to www.ccbc.com.
Garrick K.C. Ngai
Director of Communications
(416) 954-3800 ext. 314.
About the Canada China Business Council:
The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) is the country’s Canada-China bilateral trade and investment facilitator, catalyst and advocate. Founded in 1978 as a private, not-for-profit business association, CCBC provides unparalleled insight into Sino-Canadian trade and investment issues and develops connections that ensure its members’ business success. In addition to its focused and practical services, the Council is also the voice of the Canadian business community on issues affecting Sino-Canadian trade and investment. Find out more, at www.ccbc.com