Learn more about how to apply to our NB Export Awards.
There are several benefits to applying for an Export Award and attending the event including:
- a chance to win a prestigious provincial award and receive recognition during the evening’s activities;
- an opportunity to further build your network and generate excellent business leads with successful New Brunswick exporters;
- two complimentary tickets to the Export Awards gala;
- media, social media, and public relations opportunities; and
- join in the celebration of local success stories with other passionate New Brunswick business leaders.
‣ Exporter of the Year (over $5M)
Recognizes companies for excellence in export – with export sales over $5 million and have demonstrated a significant increase in export sales over previous years, along with market diversification, new product development, and innovation.
The 2023 Exporter of the Year Award – (over $5M in sales) was awarded to Corey Nutrition Company Inc.
‣ Exporter of the Year (under $5M)
Recognizes companies for excellence in export – with export sales under $5 million and have demonstrated a significant increase in export sales over previous years, along with market diversification, new product development, and innovation.
The 2023 Exporter of the Year Award – under $5M in sales) was awarded to NorthTaste Flavourings Ltd.
‣ Global Diversification Award
Recognizes companies that have penetrated and/or grown new markets outside of Canada and the U.S. (non-traditional North American markets).
The 2023 Global Diversification Award was awarded to Bulletproof.
‣ Innovative Exporter of the Year Award
Recognizes companies who have successfully employed innovative marketing and sales techniques to expand their export market, launched new products developed specifically for the export market, and/or companies whose product/service is cutting edge in terms of innovation.
The 2023 Innovative Exporter of the Year Award was awarded to Chinova Bioworks.
‣ Emerging Exporter of the Year
Recognizes companies who are new to export within the past five years. Criteria include the volume of export sales, level of difficulty associated with entering the market, and unique approaches taken to enter new markets.
The 2023 Emerging Exporter of the Year Award was awarded to Passiv Inc.
‣ Impact Award
Recognizes a company, either new to the province or that continues to grow its presence here through reinvestment, that has demonstrated a strong commitment to New Brunswick.
The 2023 Impact Award was awarded to Marshall Canada.
*Please note that this award is selected separately by ONB leadership in the foreign direct investment category. Application for this award is not available.
‣ Sustainable Exporter of the Year Award
Recognizes companies that have leveraged sustainable practices to enable growth from an export perspective.
The 2023 Sustainable Exporter of the Year Award was awarded to SHIFT Energy Inc.
*Please note that this award is selected separately by ONB leadership from three finalists chosen by judges. Application for this award is not available. All applicants are scored in this category by default.
Apply for an Export Award
Are your company’s sales outside the Maritime provinces valued at $30,000 or more? If so, you could be in the running to receive one of our prestigious NB Export Awards.
To be considered, complete the application form in full at the link below before April 1, 2024.