(Nominee’ must be 18 to 35 of age on November 30, 2018)

  • Innovation:
    Is there an innovative aspect to this nominee’s business such as the production process, marketing strategies, service approach, methods of distribution or export concepts?
  • Operating Success:
    Does the nominee enjoy profitability and financial health? Is there potential and/or planning for growth?
  • Quality of Product or Service:
    Is the nominee recognized for its product or service quality? Is the nominee an industry leader? Does it engage in continued product or service development through research or market studies?
  • Corporate Citizenship:
    Does the nominee participate in community activities (e.g. cultural, social, educational and sporting initiatives)? Does the nominee engage in social marketing? Has the nominee received community recognition?
  • Management Capabilities:
    Is there evidence of a young or emerging leader or leadership team that has driven the development and growth of a successful business? Is there evidence of appropriate business planning and management practices?