AWARDS


TURNING THE TIDE

AWARD SELECTION BOARD


The team has two pools of knowledge: Industry and Historical interest and knowledge.

Paul Antle, Chairman
Glenn Blackwood
Chris Collingwood, Founder
Sheldon George
Mike Maguire

Kendra MacDonald
June Perry
Leo Power, Founder
Robin Quinlan
Paul Snow
Tom Swift                                                                          

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Industry Leadership and Excellence Award


 

The marine industry is united by common challenges that affect its future growth and success. These challenges are not necessarily unique to the marine industry, but their impacts and the resulting resolutions often are. The challenges facing the marine industry today include; climate change , environmental stewardship and sustainability, marine safety and security, human resources, and new market development. Presented to a business or an organization, this award recognizes corporate success, demonstrated leadership and a commitment to excellence or innovation in one or more of the above noted challenges to the benefit of the industry. 

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2020
 

 


 

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Industry Lifetime Achievement Award


 

This award is bestowed upon an individual for consistent leadership and outstanding contributions that have not only led to personal and corporate success, but also to the growth and success of the industry itself. A change-agent who has demonstrated throughout his or her lifetime the passion to challenge the status quo to the benefit of many, the actions of this individual stand out  amongst the many individuals who support the marine industry throughout the year. A big picture thinker whose industry  breakthroughs and readiness to give back to their province is integral to their being, they already have created a respected legacy and still have more to give.

logo Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
2020
 

 


 

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 Innovation Leadership Award


 

Innovation is a key success factor in todays competition world and it is extremely important to recognize such leadership in the marine industry. Firms that challenge the status quo to come up with a game-changing technology, a smarter work process, or even new markets deserve recognition. The recipient of this award is entrepreneurial, has taken on the risks and sacrifices that most often defines the road to a novel solution. Whether that innovation has solved an age-old problem, or opened up a completely new frontier, what is evident is that the winner of this award has pushed through a barrier to benefit their business and , in doing so , has raised the bar (and the ceiling0 for the entire marine industry in this region.

logo Innovation Leadership Award
2020

 

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Award of Historical Marine Significance


 

This award acknowledges and celebrates our rich marine history, and such the recipient may be an individual, organization, or community.The historic significance could be related to a singular event, an accomplishment that has turned the tides of our history, or related to a longer-term activity that has positively impacted our history and culture. Reflecting the strengths that have led to our unique culture and sense of place, the event may be a part of our lesser-known history, or known but deserving of wider understanding and recognition.

 

logo Award of Historical Marine Significance
2020


5

Next Wave Leadership Award


 

The marine industry currently offers a more diverse range of career opportunities for young people than ever before. Attracting new talent is essential to its long-term success. The Next Wave Leadership Award was established to recognize the importance of our youth to this sector and highlight those who are making waves. The award is given to a young professional under the age of 35, who has displayed great leadership qualities and who has already made noteworthy contributions to the marine industry. As a natural ambassador for the industry, this individual’s early success should reinforce the opportunities available for our young people. Their  energy and commitment will inspire others to pursue careers in the marine sector.

 

logo Next Wave Significance
2020

Nomination Criteria

Nominees will be evaluated/ranked on the following criteria

 

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Industry Leadership and Excellence Award


 

  1. This organization is a leader in their industry/sector. 
  2. This organization is a strong external ambassador/advocate for their industry/sector. 
  3. This organization is an innovator and industry builder finding new markets and/ or ways to create value. 
  4. This organization has had a game-changing impact on the industry/sector. 
  5. This organization is a responsible leader in health, safety, and environmental protection. 
  6. This organization is a respected employer and invests in its personnel. 
  7. This organization demonstrates a high level of ethical behavior.
  8. This organization is a good corporate citizen giving back financially and otherwise to their community. 
  9. This organization has demonstrated a strong commitment to the economic success of this province.
  10. This is the right time in this organizations’ evolution to be acknowledging their impact.

 

logo Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
2020

 


 

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Industry Lifetime Achievement Award


 

  1. This person is well respected in his/her industry and by his/her employees. 
  2. This person is an impactful leader and/or mentor within the industry/sector. 
  3. This person is a strong external ambassador/advocate for their industry/sector. 
  4. This person is an innovator and builder with a passion to challenge and find new ways to deliver value. 
  5. This person has had a game-changing impact on their industry/sector. 
  6. This person maintains high ethical standards.
  7. This person is a good corporate citizen giving back financially and otherwise to the community. 
  8. This person has a strong commitment to the success of this province.
  9. This is the right time in this persons’ life/ career to be acknowledging their impact. 
  10. Public acknowledgment if this persons’ contribution is overdue.

 

logo Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
2020

 


 

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Innovation Leadership Award



 
  1. This nominee has developed a readily identifiable, commercially viable innovation
  2. The nominee’s innovation has been a game changer benefitting the industry as a whole
  3. This nominee is a respected by peers for leadership in innovation
  4. The nominee is a respected as an employer  
  5. The nominee has demonstrated commitment to the growth of NL the industry as a whole
  6. This is the right time in this nominee’s evolution to be acknowledging their impact.
     
logo Innovation Leadership Award 2020

 


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Award of Historical Marine Significance


 

  1. This is not a well-known story in Newfoundland and Labrador and/or not well understood for its impact. 
  2. This has had a significant positive impact on our history and culture. 
  3. This caused a significant directional shift in the future of our province economically or otherwise. 
  4. That impact persists to this day. (Legacy aspect)
  5. The story adds a new and/or unique dimension to the interpretation of our history and our culture. 
  6. This story speaks to our character and resourcefulness as a people. 
  7. The story has an interesting external dimension involving our relationship with another place or country. 
  8. The story’s impact is of national historic importance. 
  9. It is particularly important at this time (maybe a milestone or a sense of urgency) to shine a light on this story. 

 

logo Award of Historical Marine Significance
2020

 


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Next Wave Leadership Award


 

 

  1. This nominee has made significant contribution within the organization he or she works for.
  2. This nominee is respected by peers for ongoing leadership and innovation in meeting challenges.
  3. The nominee has demonstrated commitment to the marine industry as a whole.
  4. This individual is a role model for younger professional to emulate. 
  5. This is the right time in to acknowledging this individual’s impact.

 

logo Award of Historical Marine Significance
2020

 

Our Marine Sectors


Our marine industry is broadly considered to include these overlapping sectors: Shipping and Ferry Transportation, Maritime Logistics, Commercial Services, Science and Technology, Marine Safety and Security, Naval and Defense, Offshore Industries, Ports and Terminals; Fishing and Fish Processing and Marine Education and Training.

Award Winners 2020 


Industry Leadership and Excellence Award
A. Harvey & Company Ltd.
Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Late Mr. Bruce Wareham 
Award of Historical Marine Significance 
Grenfell Mission Medical Vessels 
Innovation Leadership Award 
Genoa Design International 
Next Wave Leadership Award 
Melissa Williams 

Award Winners 2019


Industry Leadership and Excellence Award
Oceanex Inc. 
Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Mr. Fraser Edison
Award of Historical Marine Significance 
CBC's Land and Sea
Innovation Leadership Award 
Kraken Robotics  

Award Winners 2018


Industry Leadership and Excellence Award
Atlantic Towing 
Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Late Mr. Ches Penney Sr. 
Award of Historical Marine Significance 
Capt. William Jackman 

Award Winners 2017


Industry Leadership and Excellence Award
PAL Airlines 
Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Late Mr. Pat Quinlan 
Award of Historical Marine Significance 
Town of Battle Harbour

 

 

Nominate


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While innovation is a key success factor of any company these days, it is extremely important to recognize new entrants as a driver of innovation. Those young entrepreneurial companies that challenge the status quo and shake things up. Upstarts that have managed to come up with a game changing technology or approach that causes others to say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” 


The winner of this award is entrepreneurial, has taken on the risk and personal sacrifice that so often defines the road to a novel solution. They are not likely to have a strong balance sheet or be in position to say “we’ve made it”. Whether their innovation has solved an age-old problem or opened-up a completely new frontier, what we will be able to say is that this young company has pushed through a significant barrier to benefit them and the industry as a whole.


In a concise narrative, please provide the following information. Feel free to provide web links to any additional information and contact information for others you feel Turning The Tide should contact when completing due diligence. 

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The challenges facing our marine industry today include; climate change; environmental stewardship and sustainability; marine safety and security; human resources and new market development. Given to a business or an organization, this award recognizes business success, demonstrated industry leadership, a commitment to excellence and innovation in one or more of the above noted industry challenges to the benefit industry.


In a concise narrative, please provide the following information. Feel free to provide web links to any additional information and contact information for others you feel Turning The Tide should contact when completing due diligence. 

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  1. Provide the name of the company you are nominating and contact person, as well as a brief overview of the company’s role in the marine sector. (Max 300 words)
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The Marine Industry Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an individual for consistent leadership and outstanding contributions that have not only led to personal and corporate success but to the growth and success of the industry itself. A change-agent with passion and a willingness to challenge the status quo, this individual is a respected big picture thinker whose industry breakthroughs and willingness to give back to his or her province and community have already created a legacy.


In a concise narrative, please provide the following information. Feel free to provide web links to any additional information and contact information for others you feel Turning the Tide should contact when completing due diligence. 

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  1. Provide the name of the nominee and a brief overview of their involvement in the marine industry. Also, please provide an appropriate contact person if this nomination is being submitted posthumously. (Max 250 words)
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This award is given to acknowledge and celebrate our rich marine history. The recipient may be an individual, organization, or community. The historic significance could be related to a singular event or accomplishment seen to have turned the tides of our history. The historic significance could also be related to a longer-term activity that has positively impacted our history and culture. Reflecting the strengths that have led to our unique culture and sense of place, the story may be part of our lesser known history and known but deserving of wider understanding and recognition.


In a concise narrative, please provide the following information. Feel free to provide web links to any additional information and contact information for others you feel Turning the Tide should contact when completing due diligence. 

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The marine industry currently offers a more diverse range of career opportunities for young people than ever before. Attracting new talent is essential to its long-term success. The Next Wave Leadership Award was established to recognize the importance of our youth to this sector and highlight those who are making waves. The award is given to a young professional under the age of 35, who has displayed great leadership qualities and who has already made noteworthy contributions to the marine industry. As a natural ambassador for the industry, this individual’s early success should reinforce the opportunities available for our young people. Their energy and commitment will inspire others to pursue careers in the marine sector.


In a concise narrative, please provide the following information. Feel free to provide web links to any additional information and contact information for others you feel Turning The Tide should contact when completing due diligence. 

Question 1
  1. Provide the name of the individual you are nominating and your contact information. (Max 300 words)

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You can also upload the nomination form, please go to our Resources page to download the nomination forms. You can only upload the completed forms in "doc" or "pdf" format. The final date of submission is 15th December 2019.

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