Bob Pappajohn MP Mercury accepting BICEOC 400


Bob Pappajohn of M&P Mercury Sales Ltd. accepting the BICEOC Award from Bob Nicoll West Coast Editor of Canadian Yachting ONBOARD

The Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Award program was present to the winner in the Dealers & Marinas Category to M&P Mercury Sales Ltd. in this important national employee development program.

This is the only “best employer” recognition award for Canada’s Recreational Marine Industry. This is a national program that creates leading employer brand recognition and a true competitive advantage for attracting, retaining and engaging top talent. There are two award categories:

  • Dealers & Marinas
  • Marine Business: Manufacturers, Suppliers, Service Providers, Retailers and Distributors

The Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOD) Award program is all about recognizing and building Employer of Choice workplaces.

Boating Industry Canada has partnered with CCEOC Inc. which has been working with leading organizations throughout North America to help improve their cultural DNA, increase employee engagement and promote a preferred employer brand.

CCEOC Inc. establishes Employer of Choice® (Best Workplace) recognition and certification programs for specific market sectors. Each program is customized to meet the needs of the industry.

CCEOC has partnered with Boating Industry Canada to promote and present Employer of Choice® award programs. As a result, our partners experience increased brand awareness, greater member/subscriber/customer retention and growth, and new revenue generating opportunities.

Companies that participate in the Marine industry specific Employer of Choice® program experience significant benefits including: positive employer branding, more engaged workforce, improved ability to attract and retain top talent, increased customer satisfaction and more sustainable performance.

CCEOC’s mission is to elevate corporate reputations, increase worker morale & engagement, improve business performance and help create better work environments. We will continually look for new ways to create a better, more enjoyable working world.

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