Awards of Excellence

These awards celebrate the extraordinary achievements of those individuals and organizations at the forefront of industry HR best practice and leadership.

Award Categories

  • Leader of the Year AwardAn individual who has made an outstanding contribution to their organisation within the Canadian electricity industry through visionary people management strategies and leadership. The successful nominee will be someone who has affected positive change within their organisation and who is dedicated to ensuring that the electricity workforce has the opportunity and skills to contribute to the business’ overall strategy and success.
  • Emerging Leader of the Year AwardAn individual early-career professional who has demonstrated significant promise of leadership in their career with their current organization. The recipient is an employee with less than ten years of industry experience, an innovative thinker whose accomplishments has motivated their peers, and has demonstrated their dedication to the organization and the electricity industry.
  • Innovation in HR Practices – Educational or Training Institution AwardAn educational or training institution that has developed or implemented curriculum, educational or training programs that address the workforce supply needs of the electricity industry by ensuring that students and/or employees have the required skill sets.
  • Innovation in HR Practices – Employer AwardAn individual or team who has displayed a high degree of innovation in the design and implementation of a unique Human Resources program and/or project and can demonstrate or anticipate or derive business value from the same.
  • Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Champion AwardAn individual or team who champions diversity and inclusion, is a role model for developing and cultivating diversity strategies in their organization, and communicates the rationale for these strategies to employees.

2019 Award Ceremony

The 2019 Awards of Excellence ceremony will be held on Wednesday, February 19, at Vantage Venues, 150 King Street, 16th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.

Learn more about the event.

2018 Awards of Excellence

The 2018 Awards of Excellence were hosted on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 12:00–2:00 PM, at Vantage Venues in Toronto, Ontario.