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Tourism Employer of the Year

Mar 7, 2024 - Sep 6, 2024

The Tourism Employer of the Year Award will be presented to a business who has made a commitment to foster equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. A visionary who embraces innovative ideas to move the company forward while supporting and encouraging workplace and personal life balance improving well-being and productivity. The employer of the year communicates in a meaningful and respectful manner; delivers incentive programs that reward employees; promotes empowerment and personal growth, is fair, respectful and shows and encourages integrity. The employer of the year provides a safe and secure workplace environment.


  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

  • Demonstrates leadership and commitment to employee training, education and professional development (15%)
  • Fosters a positive workplace culture (15%)
  • Provides fair compensation and benefits (15%)
  • Embraces workplace diversity (20%)
  • Promotes work-life balance (20%)
  • Commitment to fostering innovation, growth and development of new employee programming and services that meet the changing needs of all employees (15%)

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