THEY’RE BACK! New Brunswick’s Export Awards are back in 2022 and we’re so excited to host this momentous event for our province’s exporters.

ABOUT THE EXPORT AWARDS:

The New Brunswick Export Awards is ONB’s major annual event which recognizes NB exporters and their outstanding export performance in the international marketplace. The awards celebrate the business savviness, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovative nature of local companies that have achieved recent or ongoing success in various export markets.

EVENT DETAILS:

The gala event will take place in person on Thursday, May 26 at the Delta Fredericton with the reception beginning at 5:30 pm followed by a formal dinner with local food and beverage, and a much-anticipated awards ceremony. There will also be a training/learning session held on May 26 in the afternoon, prior to the gala, to provide valuable information to NB exporters (details to come).

APPLICATION DETAILS:

The definition of an export consists of sales outside of the Maritime Provinces valued at $30,000 or more and companies who meet this description can apply to be considered to be awarded one of the export awards at the prestigious gala event. Companies must complete the application form in full and submit it via email by the application deadline.

APPLY NOW

Please submit your full application to Alexa Power via email at alexa.power@onbcanada.ca.

The deadline to submit an application is April 8, 2022, by end of day.

Company representatives are asked to fill out the application form in as much detail as possible and reach out to your ONB Business Development or Export Development Executive should you require any support.

WHY APPLY?

There are several benefits of submitting an application and attending the event:

  • A chance to win a prestigious provincial award and recognition during the evening’s activities
  • An opportunity to build your network and generate excellent business leads with successful New Brunswick exporters
  • Receive two complimentary tickets to the Export Awards gala
  • Extensive media, social media and public relations opportunities
  • Celebrate success with passionate fellow New Brunswick business leaders

AWARD CATEGORIES:

Exporter of the Year (over $5M) – Recognizes companies for excellence in export – with export sales over $5 million and have demonstrated for e.g.: a significant increase in export sales over previous years, along with market diversification, new product development, innovation.

Exporter of the Year (under $5M) – Recognizes companies for excellence in export – with export sales under $5 million and have demonstrated for e.g.: a significant increase in export sales over previous years, along with market diversification, new product development, innovation.

Global Diversification Award – Recognizes companies who have penetrated and/or grown new markets outside of Canada and the US (non-traditional North American markets).

Innovative Exporter of the Year (under $10M) – Recognizes companies who have successfully employed innovative marketing and sales techniques to expand their export market, any novel approaches to overcome pandemic related barriers, new products developed specifically for the export market, and/or companies whose product/service is cutting edge in terms of innovation.

Emerging Exporter of the Year – Recognizes companies who are new to export within the past 5 years (since 2018). Criteria include volume of export sales, level of difficulty associated with entering the market, and unique approaches taken to enter new markets.

Impact Award**Selected separately – application for this award is not available** Recognizes companies who fall into the category of foreign direct investment.

Resilience Award (New!)**Selected separatelyapplication for this award is not available* Recognizes companies who have shown extraordinary resilience and overcame challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.