September 1, 2023 - Nominations Open. Click here to view the form. 

January 8, 2024 - Nominations Due

February 2, 2024 - Official submission due with all supporting documents

April 26, 2024 - Award winner announced at CEA Showcase Awards Gala.

If you have any questions, please email Inderjeet Singh

Official Submission Requirements

Each submission is not to exceed 10 pages in length and are to be submitted on 8.5” x 11” paper using Arial 10 point font. The submission pages must be in PDF format when submitting by email. Submissions that exceed these guidelines will be returned for reformatting.

Email the items required to Lisa Krewda​.

Each submission should include:

1. CV of candidate (2 pages maximum)

2. Letter of Reference(s) 

3. Letter of Nomination that should include: (5 page maximum)

a) Accomplishments of the candidate in the following areas:

  • Industry / Business
  • Profession
  • Community
  • Involvement with CEA

Identify examples in each of the four categories that highlight the candidate’s leadership, public profile, specific achievements and volunteer contributions.

b) Greatest achievement(s) that the candidate is known for.

c) Other endorsements if available, e.g. media reports, press releases, citations, etc.

Additional request – Please include a high res photo of the nominee to be used in CEA's marketing material.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria - Click here to view details.