Awards and distinctions

Cofomo distinguishes itself

In recent years, Cofomo has distinguished itself from its competition by winning several prestigious awards, for both its entrepreneurship and its achievements in the fields of business and information technology (IT). Here is an overview of the awards and distinctions it won.

2020 New winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program

The Canada’s Best Managed Companies program recognizes excellence in Canadian-owned private companies. Each year, hundreds of companies covet the prestigious title that is attributed following a rigorous and enriching process.

2019 Winner of the Fidéides contest, in the HR – best practices category

The Fidéides contest aims to highlight the talent of Québec’s entrepreneurs. The winning company must have distinguished itself during the past year through an exceptional achievement in one of the company’s functions or with regard to one or all of the following elements: investment; job creation; products, services and processes’ innovative character or quality; marketing; work life quality; impact on the environment; involvement in the community; growth of the company; development strategy; financial health.

2019 Winner of the Les Mercuriades contest, in the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Entrepreneurship – large company category

Launched in 1981 by the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ), the Les Mercuriades contest is now the most prestigious business contest in Québec. Each year, it celebrates the innovation, ambition, entrepreneurship and performance of Québec’s companies, SMEs and large enterprises taken together. The contest’s winners and finalists are inspiring models for the business succession and the Québec economic community as a whole.

2018 Régis Desjardins, winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Québec award

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program recognizes the efforts of the exceptional people who create products and services that enable our economy to prosper regionally and internationally. Since its creation, the program has grown and now assures its presence in more than 145 cities and 60 countries worldwide. For the last 26 years, this contest has been recognizing the achievements of distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs.

2017 The Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) wins the 2017 OCTASs Grand Prix, in collaboration with Cofomo

Organized each year since 1987 by the Réseau ACTION TI, the OCTAS contest is a unique opportunity to recognize excellence in the information technology (IT) and digital fields. The craftpersons of the most remarkable projects are rewarded at the Grande soirée des OCTAS, a prestigious event focused on innovation.

2016 Régis Desjardins honored at the 26th ESG UQAM Performance Awards Gala

Gathering more than 500 players from the business world each year, the Performance Awards Gala aims to recognize the talent and high-level expertise of ESG UQAM graduates. “Through their non-stop contribution to the development of our society, the Performance Award winners are a true source of inspiration and pride for our students, as well as for Québec”, says the ESG’s dean.

2015 Entrepreneurial Transfer at the 14th Business Transfer Awards, established by PwC

Established by PwC in collaboration with BCF Business Law, the Business Development Bank of Canada, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Familles en affaires – HEC Montréal, the National Bank, Toast Studio and La Presse +, the Business Transfer Awards celebrate the achievements of Quebec businesses that have successfully gone through the succession planning process and that have thereby ensured their long-term sustainability.

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