Person of the Year Awards

Submit a nomination

Thank you for your interest in the Person of the Year Awards, an innovative contest designed to celebrate business people who are actively involved in the development of Quebec’s leading-edge companies and the emergence of tomorrow’s talents.

There is no fee for registration or submission of a nomination.

  1. Read the information on the rules and eligibility criteria carefully by visiting
  2. Please provide all the information required by the entry form, except for the questions indicated (optional) or that are specific to a category.
  3. Completed nomination forms must be received by 11:59 pm EST on December 20, 2018.
  4. If you are eligible, an Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (“RCGT”) representative will contact you to help you complete your nomination form.
  5. You can submit your nomination for up to two categories.
  6. Finalists may be subject to RCGT’s due diligence process and must be available in February 2019.
  7. All applicants will be invited to a networking event in January 2019.
  8. The winners will be announced at the Gala Awards Night on May 9, 2019, in Montreal.
  9. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]
  • Eligibility criteria

    NOTE: If you answer "No" to both eligibility questions, you do not qualify for an award. Please do not complete the form.
  • Category

  • Candidate Information

  • Information on the candidate's organization

  • If you are submitting an application for the Instinct category, go directly to the Instinct section.

  • Answer the next questions only if you are applying in the Instinct category.

  • Contact information for the person responsible for registration: (to be completed if different from the candidate)

    Please provide the contact information of the person authorized by the candidate to nominate this person for the 2019 Person of the Year Awards.
  • Financial information

    Any financial information submitted by a candidate will be treated as confidential and will be viewed only by Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, the Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business and their representatives, the selection committee and the students of the JMSB involved in the selection of the sixteen (16) finalists and four (4) winners of the Person of the Year Awards.
  • Personal Information

    By participating in the Contest, candidates consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information by RCGT, the JMSB and their representatives for the purpose of administering the Contest and giving the award, if applicable. RCGT and the JMSB agree to handle personal information of the candidates in accordance with applicable legislation and regulations. The personal information requested on the nomination form (including the last name, first name, contact information and occupation) will be collected, used and processed by RCGT, the JMSB and their representatives, if applicable, including the students participating in the evaluation of nominations and the selection committee, exclusively for the purposes of the Person of the Year Awards and will not be used for any other purpose without the express consent of the candidates. RCGT and JMSB representatives and subcontractors who are given access to the personal information collected for the Person of the Year Awards must comply with these terms and conditions. We are taking reasonable steps to ensure that only employees who require access to personal information in the course of their duties have access to it. The contact information of candidates will be used to communicate with them as part of the various steps of the contest, and the last names, first names and occupations will be used to review and administer participation in the contest as well as for promotional or advertising purposes (without notice or compensation) if a candidate is a finalist and/or winner of the contest. Candidates may, upon request, consult and update their personal information under the care and control of RCGT and/or the JMSB and may correct any errors in that information, in accordance with applicable laws and subject to prior verification of the identity of the requester. For questions regarding personal information or to request access or correction, candidates can contact us at [email protected]
  • RCGT Communications

    As a candidate for the Personality of the Year Awards, you will receive electronic communications related to these Awards (for example, invitations to events, news about the finalists and winners). In addition to competition-related communications, you can subscribe to other RCGT publications, including news releases and newsletters relevant to your function, sector or activity. Simply visit the Manage your subscriptions page to register or update your subscriptions. You can unsubscribe at any time.
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