CBC Ottawa is a proud media sponsor of this year's Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards presented by the City of Ottawa. These awards recognize the business successes and community contributions of individuals who were born outside Canada and who now make Ottawa their home.

Areas of focus include:

  • Hiring, sourcing and purchasing locally
  • Exporting goods or services from Ottawa
  • Attracting tourists or investment to the city
  • Launching new and innovative businesses in Ottawa
  • Mentoring other entrepreneurs
  • Helping other businesses succeed by providing time, expertise or knowledge
  • Getting involved in, or giving back to, their community

Click here to nominate a friend, colleague, client, employee or employer today! The nomination period runs from Monday, July 10 to Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

Winners will be announced at TieCon Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.