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Showcase is a semi-annual video competition that provides members of our High School Ambassador Program (HAP) a chance to win the top prize of $750, plus $250 for their high school business department.

Theme: What are the advantages to organizations when they have a diverse staff and inclusive culture, and why is it important to prioritize diversity and inclusion in business?

Timeline: March 1, 2021 - June 7, 2021

Student Prizes:
1st: $750 + $250 for school business department
2nd: $300
3rd: $200

Teacher Prize: $100 e-gift card

Video format requirements:

  • 60- 90 seconds long
  • Posted on YouTube as an unlisted video
  • Should a CPA Ontario logo be used in your entry video, please contact [email protected] for current logo.

Entries are evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Original content
  • Creativity and originality
  • Entertainment value
  • Presentation quality/clarity
  • Adherence to theme

Submission guidelines:

For complete contest details, see Rules and Regulations.

Any questions, please contact [email protected].

2020 - 2021 winners

For 2020 - 2021 we asked HAPs to tell us “Social entrepreneurs use innovation and management to create businesses. If you were a social entrepreneur and had $1,000, what would your business be?” View the top 3 entries below


Coffee4 2 by Sumer Joy Andres, Sudbury

  • Winning prize: $750 + $250 to the High School business department


Snow removal by Dante Bowen, Brampton

  • Winning prize: $300


Plain Changes by Emmett Cooper, Toronto

  • Winning prize: $200