Extra Mile Awards FAQs

Application Process

The awards program is open to all BC businesses that have more than five employees and can demonstrate their commitment to workplace health promotion through the strategies recognized by the Canadian Cancer Society’s healthy workplaces portfolio.

CCS staff members are not eligible to enter.

Past Extra Mile Awards finalist and nominees may re-enter into the same or alternative categories the following year.

You can nominate your business here.
You will be notified that your award application has been received via email.

All submissions will be reviewed by the Awards Program Review Committee. You may be contacted for clarification or additional information about your application.

All nominated businesses will be notified and winners will be announced during the Extra Mile Awards Presentation March 28, 2018. Presentation dates and locations will be provided at this time.

Businesses can apply for one of three Extra Mile Awards categories – Gold, Silver or Bronze. The category that a business can apply for is determined by a set of criteria listed in the nomination guidelines

Additionally, applicants will also be considered for one of the Special Recognition Awards based on the submitted information. There is no separate application form for the Special Recognition categories.

Nominees Notification

In your application you will provide your contact information. You will be notified that your award application has been received via email within 2 days after the submission.
All submissions will be reviewed by the Awards Program Review Committee. You may be contacted for clarification or additional information about your application.

All nominated businesses will be notified and winners will be announced during the Extra Mile Awards Presentation.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Four Seasons Hotel

791 W Georgia St
Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4

Event Day

The Extra Mile Awards was created to recognize the hard work and effort of businesses committed to building strong workplace wellness programs. The nomination process also helps businesses with their continued workplace health promotion program planning and development.

The Awards Ceremony on March 28 will be a fun night with networking, refreshments and keynote speakers from businesses in BC that have strong workplace wellness commitments. This night is intended to be educational in nature- you will hear from other businesses about what works when engaging employees in healthy activities. We will also be hosting several wellness-related vendors that will be showcasing some of their business offerings that you can offer to your employees.

The award winners will be announced at the Extra Mile Awards Celebration:

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

6:00pm – 8:30pm

Four Seasons Hotel

791 W Georgia St
Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4

The Extra Mile Awards Event will provide employers, employees and workplace wellness enthusiasts with a unique networking opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals who value creating healthy workplace cultures for their employees. Everyone is welcome to attend the event.

All applicants are able to claim 2 complimentary tickets to the event. You can also purchase additional tickets.

When the application is confirmed, nominees will receive an email with a PROMO code   for 2 complimentary tickets to the event.

If you purchase tickets before you receive the PROMO code, we will be unable to reimburse you for your cost. Free tickets will be distributed to all nominees while supplies last. You can also purchase additional tickets.

If you wish to attend the networking event without applying for any of the awards categories, you will need to purchase a ticket.

Get your tickets to the event here.
The event program will include talks from industry professionals, a networking-focused reception, and the opportunity to engage with workplace health vendors. Refreshments will be available and are included in the registration fee. This event is business casual.

Event Program coming soon….