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Business Event of the Year Award

Mar 7, 2024 - Sep 6, 2024

The Business Event of the Year Award will recognize a corporate event, association and/or incentive Canadian event that has enhanced the profile/awareness and appeal of the destination they are held in, as well as created economic impact, increased visitation, and community involvement.


  1. If you are a TIAC Member, please sign into your account before starting the nomination process.
  2. Fill out the online nomination form, and attach mandatory supporting files, including photos, documents, and video links.
  3. Pay the nomination fee*, if applicable.

*The fee for each nomination entry is $100.00, inclusive of applicable taxes. Nominators, whether TIAC members or not, are eligible to submit nominations. If the nominee is a regular member in good standing of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, the nomination fees will be waived. For nominees who are Associate members of TIAC, the nomination cost is reduced to $50. If the nominee is not a TIAC Member, the full price applies.

Judging Criteria

  • Commitment to visitor/participant/spectator satisfaction (20%)
  • Commitment to growth, innovation, and product development (20%)
  • Stimulates economic activity during the event (20%)
  • Promotes tourism and economic activity year-round in the host community (20%)
  • Social/cultural impact on Canada or the host community (20%)

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