Every year, the Successful Business Inc. division acknowledges entrepreneurs in every region that are still in business after more than five years and whose track record boasts the following five ingredients of success: achievements, values, finances, forecasts and teamwork. These entrepreneurs are also invited to touch base with the OSEntreprendre Challenge in order to share their inspirational journey and foster the spirit of entrepreneurship everywhere in Québec!
Do you have any questions about your project’s eligibility? Contact your local representative.
To be eligible, businesses must:
A business entered in previous years in the Successful Business Inc. division may be submitted again provided it meets the eligibility criteria and it did not win a prize at the regional or provincial level.
To be eligible, applicant(s) must:
* This does not apply to social economy enterprises and NPOs.
Staff members, members of the Board of Directors and anyone involved in the organization of the OSEntreprendre Challenge (e.g. juror, honorary president, spokesperson) are not eligible for the OSEntreprendre Challenge.
These businesses will be selected at the regional level only. At the regional level, a $5 000 prize will be awarded in each of the 17 regions of Québec, thanks to the financial contribution of the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation. See the calendar of regional galas.
The provincial winners of the OSEntreprendre Challenge will be revealed and will receive a $25 000 prize, thanks to the financial contribution of the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation, at the Desjardins Grand Prize Gala of OSEntreprendre Challenge.
This company develops equipment designed to improve productivity by lowering production costs to meet the performance expectations and environmental challenges faced by the packaging industry. An inspiring entrepreneurial endeavour, Impack provides a business model that has the potential for worldwide innovation. In supporting young people and giving back to the community, it exemplifies the true spirit of co-operation. The motto of the company: When we pull together, we succeed. When the going gets tough, we have each other’s backs.