BC Immigrant Award Presenting Sponsor :

BC Immigrant Award Co-Sponsor :

Ron Mundi

Ivan Scott

Muhaddisa Sarwari

Prateek Singh

Lenya Wilks

Raj Hundal

Gabriela Kurtz

Clifford P. Belgica

Sabeeh Naseer

Dr. Danilo P. Salcedo

Top 10 BC Immigrant Award 2024 – BC, Canada

Welcome to the Global Expo Canada’s ‘Top 10 BC Immigrant Awards’, an esteemed recognition program designed to honor the remarkable accomplishments and contributions of immigrants across various sectors in British Columbia. This prestigious award aims to celebrate diversity, promote comprehensiveness, and inspire individuals to achieve their full potential while fostering social cohesion and cultural integration and reward successful Canadian immigrants within our vibrant community.

Our Objectives:

Recognize and Honor Outstanding Achievements: Lifestyle Expo 2024 aims to highlight the exceptional achievements of immigrants who have made significant strides in their respective fields, be it in Education, Business, Healthcare, Social Activity, and any others in British Columbia.

Showcase Immigrant Contributions: We believe in celebrating the valuable contributions, immigrants make to the economic, social, and cultural fabric of British Columbia. By showcasing their achievements, and the Canadian immigrate award, we aim to inspire others and foster an appreciation for the endowments that enrich our society.

Foster Inspiration and Empowerment: The BC immigrant award program initiated by The Global Lifestyle Expo aims to inspire and empower immigrants by providing a platform for recognition and appreciation. Through their stories, contributions, and accomplishments, we hope to encourage others to overcome challenges and pursue their dreams with confidence.

Encourage Collaboration and Networking: The Global Lifestyle Expo Canada provides an opportunity for immigrants, community leaders, professionals, and organizations to connect, collaborate, and build meaningful relationships. We believe in the power of networking to create new opportunities and support immigrants to succeed.

The Selection Process:

The Top 10 BC Immigrant Awards program follows a rigorous selection process to ensure fairness and integrity for BC immigrant award recipients. Here’s an overview:

Nominations: The Global Expo Canada invites individuals and organizations to nominate candidates who have made remarkable contributions in their respective categories. Immigrants who are 18 or older, and who have contributed to the province of British Columbia by making a positive difference, are eligible for the nomination. The nominee must be either a landed immigrant or a citizen of Canada (as defined by Canadian law). Only individuals who have immigrated to Canada will be accepted as nominees. The nominee’s contributions to the province of British Columbia should have made a particular or significant impact, as related to their achievements highlighted in their nomination. Employees and family members of the Global Conference Alliance Inc. are not eligible to be named for the Top 10 BC Immigrant Awards. These conditions are mandatory for the BC Immigrant Award Eligibility process.

Self Nomination: An Individual can nominate themselves, but it is recommended that applicants attach a reference to someone else’s contribution to the nomination along with their statements/comments about why they deserve to be nominated. Please include their contact information as well.

Nomination for The Global Lifestyle Expo: Top 10 BC Immigrant Awards nomination will open exclusively from 01 January 2024 to 31 March 2024 through our website. Once the nomination period concludes, an online voting option for eligible nominees will become available from April 1, 2024 to May 31, 2024. Out of all the Nominees, the top 50 nominees who receive the highest number of votes will be selected, and their profiles will be forwarded to our esteemed Jury panel for evaluation for possible BC immigrant award winners. The Winners will be announced on our website and Social Media on 01 June 2024 and Award award-giving ceremony will be held on 16 June 2024 at the closing ceremony of the Global Lifestyle Expo.

Verification and Evaluation: As part of our meticulous selection process, we are committed to conducting comprehensive background checks and verifying the credentials and achievements of all nominees. We understand the importance of maintaining the highest standards of integrity and transparency throughout this evaluation process.

Our esteemed judge panel consists of experts in the relevant field who possess extensive knowledge and experience. They precisely evaluate the shortlisted candidates based on predetermined criteria that have been carefully established to ensure fairness and impartiality. These criteria encompass various aspects such as excellence in the field, notable achievements, innovation, impact, and overall contribution to the industry.

By adhering to these stringent measures, The Global Lifestyle Expo 2024 aims to guarantee that the final winners truly embody excellence and merit in their respective domains. We strive to recognize and honor individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication, talent, and a significant positive influence on their respective fields.

Our commitment to maintaining a fair and rigorous selection process ensures that the awards hold the utmost prestige and value. We are dedicated to upholding the integrity and credibility of our awards program, providing a platform to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding achievements in their truest form.

Jury Board Member:

Judging Panel: Our diverse and knowledgeable judging panel comprises professionals, community leaders, and experts from relevant sectors. They carefully review the nominations and shortlist the top candidates in each category. To view our Jury board members please click here.

The Selection Committee has 9 Members. 9 Jury Board Members ( voting ) and 1 Facilitator (non-voting) :

Hayley O’Donnell

Relationship Manager
Canadian Business Banking,
BMO Bank of Montreal, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Laura A. Thurnheer

Associate Dean
Okanagan School of Business
Okanagan College, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Aurora Faundo

Instructor – Business Management
Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration,
Douglas College, New Westminister, BC, Canada

Neal Diamond

CEO and Founder
Chasm Capital Resources Ltd. Abbotsford, BC, Canada

John O’Fee

Queen’s Counsel,
John H. O’Fee Law Corporation
Kamloops, BC, Canada

M. Emrul Hasan

Lecturer, University of British Columbia, Canada
Visiting Lecturer, Simon Fraser University, Canada
CFA Lecturer,, Canada
CFA Content Director, The Princeton Review, U.S.A.


Dean – School of Business & Economics
Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada

Success Adewole

Nigerian Entrepreneur
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Facilitator (Non Voting Member):

Ashfiq Ur Rahman

Director of Operations,
Global Conference Alliance Inc & Global Expo.
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join Us in Celebrating Immigrant Success:

We invite you to be a part of this extraordinary initiative by supporting and sponsoring the Top 10 BC Immigrant Awards. By aligning your organization with our program, you will:

  • Gain significant brand exposure and visibility through extensive marketing and media coverage.
  • Showcase your commitment to diversity, inclusion, and immigrant success.
  • Engage with the immigrant community and establish meaningful connections.
  • Benefit from positive public relations and an enhanced reputation within the community.
  • Your sponsorship will contribute to the success of the award program, including the nomination campaign, judging panel, award ceremony, marketing and promotional activities, logistics, and administrative costs.

Together, let us celebrate the achievements of immigrants in British Columbia and inspire future generations to pursue their dreams with passion and resilience.

Nomination Form:

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or to nominate a deserving candidate, please visit our website or contact us at:


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Please fill out the entire form to the best of your ability, including all mandatory fields, or your nomination will not be valid and will be disqualified. The more detailed your nomination form is, the easier it is for the judging panel to assess the nomination.

When providing a description for your nominee, it is important to consider the following guidelines:

  • Highlight the Nominee’s commendable positive actions, professional achievements, community involvement, innovation, creativity, educational impact, diversity and inclusivity efforts, as well as adaptability and resilience succinctly, facilitating the jury’s effective evaluation and successful marking in the competition.
  • Specify any personal or professional award recognition that the nominee has received, showcasing their excellence and recognition within their respective domain.
  • Mention any affiliations with esteemed groups or organizations that further demonstrate the nominee’s involvement and engagement in their field.
  • Discuss extraordinary obstacles or challenges that the nominee has overcome, highlighting their resilience and ability to surpass challenges beyond the typical hurdles faced by newcomers.
  • Outline the nominee’s key strengths and positive characteristics, emphasizing their unique qualities and abilities that distinguish them in their field.
  • Articulate why you find the nominee inspirational and deserving of the prestigious Top 10 BC Immigrant Awards, providing compelling reasons that showcase their exceptional qualities and contributions.

By adhering to these guidelines, your description will effectively convey the remarkable qualities and accomplishments of your nominee, enhancing their chances of being chosen for this esteemed award.


Canadian Immigrant fair nominees would be evaluated based on these criteria by our honorable Jury board, with a higher total score indicating a more significant impact and contribution. It’s important to have a transparent scoring system and a diverse judging panel to ensure fairness and thorough evaluation. Adjustments to the criteria can be made based on the specific goals and values of the BC Top 10 Immigrant Awards.

  • Professional Achievements (30 points)
  • Community Involvement (20 points)
  • Innovation and Creativity (15 points)
  • Educational Impact (15 points)
  • Diversity and Inclusivity (10 points)
  • Adaptability and Resilience (10 points)
  • Total Points: 100


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