About the contest

The Contest

The ARISTA Provincial Contest is an annual event organized by the Junior Chamber of commerce of Montreal and presented by BMO Financial Group. The purpose of our well-known contest is to recognize the talent and success of young businessmen and businesswomen working in all economic spheres throughout the Province of Quebec. With its high profile, the prestigious Arista contest is a great opportunity for young professionals to increase visibility for themselves and their companies.The contest is open to people aged 18 to 40 years. More than 500 applications are received from across Quebec for each edition.

ARISTA rewards and showcases young business leaders from Quebec that stand out and demonstrates leadership and innovation in their category, whether by their professional success or by their contribution to the community.

Important steps

1. Applications: From February 20 to April 25, 2023.

2. Pre-selection event: more than 100 members will debate to select 3 finalists in each category amongst all applications in May 2023.

3. The Jury’s interviews “Les Matinées du jury”: all finalists will meet the jury for a thirty minutes interview from May 23 to June 5.

4. Gala ARISTA: the ten winners will be announced at our prestigious gala to be held in Montreal. We will communicate as soon as possible a date for the gala.

Please write to info@jccm.org if you have a question.

A look back at previous editions

46 years of existence...that's a lot of winners! Find out more about the people who have participated in ARISTA over the past few years.

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