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The best of the best

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Canada’s Best Managed Companies symbolize Canada’s greatest success stories among privately-owned and managed companies.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies symbolize the country’s greatest success stories among privately-owned and managed companies. They embrace innovation. Turn challenges into opportunities. Invest in people and technology. Create stakeholder value while being laser-focused on their core vision.

Every year, for the past 23 years, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation. They are judged in a rigorous and independent process on everything from management strength, strategic initiatives and financial performance.

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The best of the best
By the numbers


Canada’s Best Managed companies symbolize the country’s greatest success stories among privately owned and managed enterprises. They embrace innovation. Turn challenges into opportunities. Invest in people and technology. Create stakeholder value while being laser-focused on their core vision. 

Every year for the past 23 years, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation. They are judged in a rigorous and independent process on everything from management strength and strategic initiatives to financial performance.



Best Managed companies at a glance

1,491 Total companies in program since inception (winners and finalists)

406 Total 2015 winners
158 Platinum (companies that have been in the program 7+ years)
39% Percentage of Platinum companies in network

$10M to $7B Participant annual revenue range

445,924 Employees across Canada

26.4% Percentage family-owned

Best Managed companies by region
GTA	117
ATL	31
BC	36
SWO	41
NCR	16
QC	59
SK	16
MB	22
CAL	37
EDM	31


Best Managed companies by industry

28.6%
Consumer Business
Includes wholesale distribution, retail, travel, transportation

18.2%
Manufacturing
Includes life sciences

7.5%
TMT (Technology, Media, Telecommunications)
Includes printing, publishing

15.2%
Real Estate
Includes engineering, construction, architecture

31.1%
Other
Includes agriculture, distribution, transportation


Top growth challenges faced by BM companies:
Finding, hiring, and retaining qualified employees
Leadership succession planning
Managing volatile times


Top plans to grow revenue in future
Development of new products and services
Strategic alliances and partnerships
Mergers and acquisitions


Key marketplace advantages for BM companies
Excellent customer relationship management
Commitment to continuous improvement
Leadership Team


Do you have what it takes to be recognized? 

Participation in the Canada’s Best Managed companies awards program offers invaluable rewards and benefits.

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Do you have what it takes to be recognized? Participating in the Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards program has invaluable rewards & benefits. What are you waiting for?

To learn more, contact us today.

bestmanagedcompanies@deloitte.ca

bestmanagedcompanies.ca

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