The BDC Mentorship Award Presented by Futurpreneur Canada will honour a Canadian business mentor credited by their mentees and peers for having provided valuable advice and support. Through a significant commitment of time and effort, the BDC Mentorship Award winner will have contributed to the creation and growth of Canadian companies by building their mentees’ professional skills and abilities.Read the press release announcing the winner
Watch our video to find out more and meet our 2015 winner Jeff Ryzner of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
To win, mentors must be nominated or can nominate themselves. It’s the first step in a five-step process to select the winning mentor, to be announced at Futurpreneur Canada’s Action Entrepreneurship: Growing Young Enterprise Canadian Summit in Toronto in May 2016.
The 2016 BDC Mentorship Award application period is now open! If you wish to nominate yourself or someone else, please use this form to start the process. To all applicants, good luck and thank you for your continued commitment to mentoring entrepreneurs in Canada.
Additional details will be made available at bdc.ca/awards. Look for regular announcements on Twitter @BDC_News and @Futurpreneur and follow #Mentor2016.
This award recognizes the profound impact mentors make to our country’s economic prosperity and global competitiveness by supporting the capacity of entrepreneurs to innovate, take risks and grow their businesses.