Canadian Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Award


Oct 3, 2022

You work hard to run a great business and cultivate a culture of performance and customer service. This is your chance to be recognized on the national stage in front of all your peers.

The Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Award is the only made-in-Canada, national recognition for the country’s recreational marine industry. It creates leading employer brand recognition and a true competitive advantage for attracting, retaining and engaging top talent. 

What are past winners saying about the program…

“This program provides us, very important employee feedback and ideas, and we can use this information to keep developing and keep evolving Princecraft at another level.”


Desmasdon’s Boat Works
“From our experience, the program has been very valuable as it gives us an honest, unbiased report as to what our staff are feeling.  The report gives us the opportunity to learn, grow and nurture our team”


“We have always believed in giving our employees a voice, and entering this program is an extension of that. It’s great to receive this recognition, but we are not going to rest on our laurels. We will continue to find new and innovative ways to make Dometic a rewarding place to work and build a career.”

Benefits of becoming an Employer of Choice:

• More qualified candidates
• Reduced turnover
• More engaged and committed workforce
• Positive employer branding and PR
• Higher customer satisfaction and loyalty
• Lower operating costs
• Increased productivity  

Two award categories: 

1) Dealers & Marinas 
2) Marine Business: Manufacturers, Suppliers, Service Providers, Retailers and Distributors 

* There can be more than one winner in each category.

The Assessment Process

Step 1: Register on-line by filling in the registration form: www.biceoc.com/registration  
Step 2: Organizational Profile (form provided once application has been approved)
Step 3: Complete the Employee Commitment survey 

What the Winners Get…

• Engraved trophy 
• Recognition in a special feature in Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest
• Press release announcing winners
• Unlimited use of the BICEOC logo
• Listing on the BICEOC and Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest websites
• Award presentation at Toronto International Boat Show
• Data Summary Report & data review
• Action plan development

Make this the year you get recognized as an employer of choice. To learn more about the Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice award program please go the website www.biceoc.com  or call 416-886-7007

About CCEOC Inc.
CCEOC Inc., a leader in employer of choice initiatives and corporate culture development, has been providing the market sector Employer of Choice award programs since 2004.

CCEOC experts work with organizations to assess, develop and advance employer of choice cultures, improve the employee/customer experience and provide innovative solutions to help build high-morale, high-performing organizations.

Jeff Doran, President

Andy Adams, Editor
Boating Industry Canada

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