Canadian Business Media Awards 2016
in memory of Kenneth R. Wilson 
The CBM Awards recognize the outstanding editorial efforts of business-to-business media content.
  • Jan 11: Call for Entries Opens
  • Feb 8: Early-bird Deadline
  • Feb 16: Call for Entries Closes
  • May 5: Nominees Announced
  • June 7: CBM Awards Gala


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Announcing the 2016 Nominations 

We are delighted to announce the FINALISTS of the 62nd annual Canadian Business Media Awards. The judges nominated a total of 141 submissions this year for awards in 21 written, visual, integrated and special categories. Congratulations to all the nominees!


[Read the press release] [Download the nominations list]




The Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards will be presented at the elegant Grand Banking Hotel located at One King West in Toronto on June 7, 2016. TICKETS for the annual gala are on sale now at a special discounted rate until May 16. Join us and host D.B. Scott for an evening of celebration!





The Canadian Business Media is pleased to announce that the 2016 Harvey Southam Leadership Award will be presented to Michel Dongois, senior journalist of the business-to-business press. Recognized for his outstanding professionalism, integrity and humanism, Mr. Dongois will receive this prestigious honour at the the CBM award ceremony. 


The Harvey Southam Award is the highest individual honour bestowed by Canadian Business Media. Winners represent the highest standards of B2B publishing and are recognized for their contributions to the Canadian Business Media tradition of distinguished initiative, leadership and integrity.






B2B Magazine of Year





Top ranking publications by number of nominations :


CPA Magazine - 25


Professionally Speaking/Pour parler profession - 16


University Affairs & D&A Magazine - 8


Precedent & The Medical Post- 7


Foodservice and Hospitality& Marketing - 6


Listed & Canadian Grocer- 5



Best Media Brand



Best Issue



Best Cover




Best In-House Cover



Art Direction of a Complete Issue



Read the announcement press release for more nomination highlights.





The CBM Awards are produced by Canadian Business Media.


Canadian Business Media would like to acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Canadian Periodical Fund.


The CBM Awards would like to thank the generous sponsors of the 62nd annual awards: Brainmetal, Canada Post, CBM, CNW Group and Impresa Communications.


For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Barbara Gould, Managing Director, at or 416-939-6200.


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