Awards & Honours bestowed by CBV Institute are a proud and long-standing tradition. The awards recognize outstanding achievement and exceptional accomplishment in the CBV profession. Most awards are initiated by nomination by peers and undergo a rigorous process of review, conducted by Institute committees or sub-committees, with final approval of the Board of Directors. Awards & Honours are presented annually before the CBV community.

Awards for Academic Excellence

George Ovens Award

In honour of George Ovens, CBV, a founding member of CBV Institute, this award is presented to the student who achieves the highest mark on the Membership Qualification Examination (MQE). Special recognition goes to second and third highest marks.

See details in the George Ovens Award Policy

Scholastic Achievement Award

Sponsored by EY, in honour of Ronald W. Scott, FCBV, this award is granted annually to the Student who achieves the highest average mark on the mandatory courses in the CBV Program of Studies.

See details in the Scholastic Achievement Award Policy

cbv INStitute awards of excellence

Top CBV Under 40
in Memory of David Cornfield, CA, CBV

This award, sponsored by Deloitte, is presented to a CBV Under 40 who has demonstrated success in a broad diversity of interests, brought distinction to the profession and/or has given outstanding service in a number of areas.

See details in Top CBV Under 40 in Memory of David Cornfield, CA, CBV, Policy
Download Nomination Form
Nomination Deadline: January 31, 2021

Ambassador of The Year Award

This award is granted annually to a CBV or student who, through their contributions, has provided distinguished service to CBV Institute. It is an exemplary award, acknowledging the extraordinary dedication and service of volunteers in advancing CBV Institute’s initiatives and goals.

See details in CBV Institute Ambassador of the Year Policy

Hall of honours

FCBV – Fellow of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators

Granting of the Fellow designation is the highest honour CBV Institute confers. The FCBV designation recognizes Members who have brought distinction to the business valuation profession and have achieved recognition in their professional lives and in their communities.

See details in the FCBV Policy
Download Nomination Form.
Nomination Deadline: December 1, 2021

life member Designation

The Life Member honour is granted to CBVs who have achieved eminence in their business valuation careers and have retired from active practice.

See details in the Life Member Policy
Download Nomination Form.
Nomination Deadline: December 1, 2021

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