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Business of the Year Award

Mar 7, 2024 - Sep 6, 2024

The Business of the Year Award will be presented to a tourism business that exemplifies industry best practices in all aspects of its operations and is thus an example of all-round business excellence in the tourism industry.


  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

  • Overall strength & long-term viability of the business/business model/strategy (20%)
  • Commitment to visitor/participant/spectator satisfaction (20%)
  • Commitment to growth, innovation and product development (15%)
  • Contribution to or enhancement of the tourism industry (15%)
  • Commitment to human resources development (15%)
  • Foster a culture that embraces equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging (15%)

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