CME Awards Program

CME seeks to recognize individuals and companies who have achieved notable success in initiating, improving, or growing a manufacturing business in Manitoba.

These awards are designed to recognize excellence in a public way through a special awards gala held each year during Manufacturing Week and through the Hall of Fame display located in the University of Manitoba Engineering atrium. CME seeks to honor Manitoba Manufacturers in the following areas:

Community Contribution

The Community Contribution award celebrates Manitoba companies who have over time, demonstrated a commitment to supporting and building their community. This will be evidenced by community actions such as financial support, volunteering, participating in organizations, initiating improvements, …


The Emerging award is designed to capture businesses that have started new companies with significant future potential. It will recognize relatively new companies who are distinguishing themselves through growth, impact and innovation. These organizations are likely to become future leaders in …


The Export award is granted each year to a company demonstrating excellence in expanding into geographic markets and through significant and sustained export sales. This company has achieved a certain degree revenue growth either through regular operations or the creation of additional product …

Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame award celebrates individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the development of their company or companies and success in their chosen industry. These individuals are visionary leaders, and exhibit these qualities through the design or implementation of revolutionary produc …


The Partner Award is presented to an organization that, through tireless support or advocacy, has made a notable contribution to the Manitoba manufacturing and exporting community. It recognizes partners and service providers that have demonstrated a measureable impact on the growth, sustainabi …


The Pioneer award will look back at those people who began a manufacturing business in Manitoba and nurtured it into a successful company. Most Manitoba companies are home-grown organizations and this award will recognize the key builders of our manufacturing community. Pioneer Award recipients …

To nominate a Manitoba Manufacturer for any of these awards, please see criteria and nomination form. Deadline for Nominations is October 30th.

A panel of business and academic leaders will evaluate the candidates presented for each of these awards with the final selections identified by November 30th.

About the Awards


CME seeks to recognize individuals and companies who have achieved notable success in initiating, improving or growing a manufacturing business in Manitoba.

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Gala Awards Dinner


Join CME at the 2021 Gala Awards on Thursday, April 15, to celebrate manufacturing and exporting excellence in Manitoba. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, this virtual event is now FREE to members and beyond. Call us at 204.949.1454 for inquiries.