Call for Entries Now Open

Canadian Business Media is excited to announce that the search for Canada’s best in business press from the year 2015 has begun!

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2016 CBM Awards in Memory of Kenneth R. Wilson in 30 categories, recognizing excellence in the creation of written, visual, digital and integrated magazine content.

The early-bird deadline for submissions is February 8th, 2016 at midnight. Entering by this date means the submissions fee will be discounted in most categories. To enter, visit

This year, seven new categories have been added to reflect the ever-changing landscape of our industry. Please read the complete list of categories and their definitions and requirements before you submit. In addition, please see our guidelines for more information on eligibility and rules.

Entries must be submitted online and followed by tear sheets received by our office no later than February 12, 2016. Nominees will be announced on May 5, 2016, and the CBM Awards gala held on June 7, 2016. To read about last year’s winners, click here.

The CBM Awards are also accepting nominations for the Harvey Southam Leadership Award, the highest individual honour bestowed by Canadian Business Media. The award is open to publishers, editors, designers, creators, circulation experts, marketing, sales and promotion professionals, production managers – in short, to everyone in the industry. It cannot be given posthumously. Previous winners of the Harvey Southam Award include Harvey Botting, Doug Bennet, Rolf Lockwood, Tom Davey and Jim Winsor. Click here for more information on nominations and deadlines.

Interested in judging for the 2016 CBM Awards? We are currently recruiting judges for written, visual, digital, integrated and special categories. To nominate yourself or a colleague, review the categories and the judging process and contact us at Our B2B Interview Series also includes an interview with Marty Tully (the publisher of Listed Magazine), who was a judge for last year’s awards. Read the interview to find out what Marty gained from his judging experience.

Lastly, stay in the CBM loop by following us on Twitter (@CdnBizMedia), liking us on Facebook, and signing up for our newsletter!


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