About the HUB Awards

CBN has been presenting the HUB (Heroes Underpinning Brownfields) Awards since 2016. They're given to recognize brownfielders who are making a significant contribution to the progress of brownfield redevelopment in Canada. There are three awards, each designed to correspond to a different stage of career growth:

  • Lifetime Achievement:  Presented to a distinguished individual whose lifelong dedication has significantly elevated the Brownfield industry.  This unsung hero has tirelessly led, mentored and innovated, shaping transformative paths that have now become the bedrock of industry practices and policies.  Their resounding strength has propelled immense progress, setting an enduring standard of care for brownfields. 
  • Innovation Award: Acknowledging pioneers at the forefront of technical innovation and novel approaches to brownfield redevelopment.  These visionaries passionately create solutions across various facets of the brownfield space, developing tools that enhance lives.  Their significant roles in overcoming challenges reflect a commitment to diversity, collaboration, and leadership, while shaping innovative solutions for the industry.

  • Emerging Leaders Award: Recognizing remarkable developing professionals who are newer to the brownfield world and have become integral pillars in advancing the brownfield practice.  These rising stars offer valuable insights into programs, policies and practices that significantly propel the industry forward.  As community and local leaders, they are not only making a name for themselves but also infusing vitality and vigor into the realm of brownfield renewal. 

Nominations are open until May 3, 2024!
Winners will be announced  at CBN's Annual Conference, at Toronto Metropolitan University, on May 30, 2024.



Want to know what it takes to make a HUB winner? View the 201620172018, 201920212022 and 2023 winners to see!

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