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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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Kristy Cook, 2018 CTC Sports Marketing Award winner

To mark the 10th anniversary of 5 to Watch, and in recognition of the resilience of our students, we launched the “10k for 5 to Watch’s 10TH Anniversary” Fundraising Campaign. Our goal was to raise $10,000 to fund entrance scholarships for incoming George Brown Sport and Event Marketing students from underrepresented communities, including, but not limited to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour), women, 2SLGBTQIA+, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities.

The campaign continues to run so please show your support by donating to this campaign. 100% of your donation will directly go to support the scholarship. Help us to ensure that the next decade of sports business leaders are as diverse and inclusive as the community that George Brown College stands for.

Media about this year's event

5 to Watch - Canada’s Sports Business Awards are now in their second decade.  Read about how our industry partners worked with the Centre Business to create an event unique to Canada and stay ahead of the curve in applied academics through students gaining hands-on work experience to launch their careers.

You can read the articles below on the Globe and Mail website.

2018 Highlights

2017 Highlights

2016 Highlights