The Cape Breton Business Hall of Fame annually recognizes the most esteemed leaders in business who have demonstrated extraordinary business success, superior leadership values, a commitment to giving back to the community and have a legacy of achievement.

The nominees will be considered for induction based on the following criteria:

Business Excellence
The nominee is recognized for outstanding business achievements over their lifetime body of work.

Entrepreneurial Spirit and Action
The nominee has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and leadership skills by founding a business OR leading a business through change, expansion and/or to impact economic growth

Inspiring Leadership
The nominee has an extraordinary ability to influence people and events. They have achieved a high level of respect within the business community and are identified for their established vision and innovative thinking

Community Impact
The nominee has demonstrated community-mindedness and has contributed to public service or shared economic success within the community. Nominees have contributed to improving the quality of living in our community

Legacy
The nominee is widely respected by their peers and is considered a role model for future generations of entrepreneurs and business leaders, as well as others in business. Furthermore, they have also supported or assisted other businesses and entrepreneurs to become successful over their career

Local
The nominee must have been born, lived, and/or owned/operated a business on Cape Breton Island, have made significant contributions over their lifetime to influencing and growing the business community

*The nominee may be OR may not be currently holding their position within the business or remain involved within the business in which they achieved major successes. Posthumous nominations are also welcomed.

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