5 to Watch - Canada's Sports Business Awards

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Welcome to the 5 to Watch: Canada's Sports Business Awards

This remarkable event has evolved into a momentous occasion for acknowledging the remarkable contributions of sports business professionals.

In just over a decade, it has raised over $400,000 in support of students and student bursaries, empowering outstanding individuals within George Brown College's Business Sport and Event Marketing program.

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Marin Hickox

Alumni Achievement Winner

Marin Hickox

Vice President Women & Girls Hockey

Hockey Canada

Tracy Wilson


Tracy Wilson

Olympian, Broadcaster, Mentor, and Coach

Nathalie Cook – Canadian Women & Sport Disruptor Award

Jayne Hefford

Jayna Hefford

SVP, Hockey Operations

Professional Women’s Hockey League

Leah McNab

Leah MacNab


NBA Canada

Diana Matheson

Diana Matheson

Co-Founder and CEO

Project 8

What is 5 to Watch - Canada's Sports Business Awards?

Unique to Canada, this ground-breaking fundraiser celebrates difference-makers from the world of sports commerce. To date, our annual event has raised over $400,000 in student scholarship funds.

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We're grateful for the support of our partners

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