The "5 To Watch'' will be voted on by a panel of leading sports marketers and influencers, including representation from (but not limited to) BMO Financial Group, the Canadian Football League, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, SDI Marketing, TSN and presenting partner, the Globe and Mail. Nominees will be selected based on criteria including business accomplishments and demonstrating extraordinary results while making a significant impact on their industry sector. ‘Off the job’ contributions such as volunteer and philanthropy work will also be considered.

This year’s nominations will be open from 12 p.m. EST on Monday, January 27 to 11:59 p.m. PST on Friday, March 13

Eligibility Criteria for the "5 To Watch" List:

Candidates must be under the age of 40 years old by December 31, 2019.

Candidates can only be selected from the following segments of the Sports Industry: 
  • Sports Properties
  • Amateur sport bodies including National/Provincial Sports Organizations and Educational Institutions
  • Non-editorial at Media Outlets
  • Event/Promotional/Sports marketing agencies
  • Advertisers, Licensees, Sponsors
  • Large Sports Events 
Candidates must work on the business side of their operation (vs. on-field performance roles like a coach).

George Brown College's "5 To Watch" is a ground breaking event that has become a "must-attend" within the Canadian sports marketing industry and sets the standard for identifying the next generation of industry captains.
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