Irene Sterian Three-time Gold Winner

Congratulations to REMAP’s Founder, President & CEO, Irene Sterian, a  three-time GOLD winner at the 2020 International Business Awards for her contribution and leadership in Canadian manufacturing.

Established in 2002, the International Business Awards presented by the Stevies® were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. 

Irene Sterian has been recognized for her exemplary leadership during unprecedented times. These awards are a result of stellar achievements in sustained business performance in 2020, organizational response to COVID-19 and contributions to the Canadian manufacturing ecosystem as a distinguished advocate for innovation. In addition to the three Gold awards, Irene Sterian also received the Silver award for Woman of the Year for advancing Canada’s supply chain.  

2020 International Business Awards                                      

Executive of the Year (Manufacturing)

Executive of the Year (NFP/Government Organization)

Innovator of the Year

"I am thrilled to be acknowledged for my commitment to advancing electronics innovations in Canada. As part of an all-female executive in Canadian Manufacturing, a non-traditional area for women, this recognition from the Stevies® Organization means a lot to me.”  - Irene Sterian, REMAP, President & CEO


How to Participate in the Stevies®

We hope you can join us at the 17th International Business Awards virtual ceremony where recipients will be celebrated on Tuesday, 1 December at three times: 2:00 PM / 14:00 ET, GMT, and KST. Complete this form to join the virtual celebration.


About the Stevie® Awards

Stevie® Awards are conferred in eight programs: theAsia-Pacific Stevie® Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East; North Africa Stevie® Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie® Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies® recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.


‍About REMAP

REMAP is a technology accelerator that engages all stakeholders in the value chain to strengthen Canada’s smart manufacturing ecosystem. Working together, this network of small and large industry partners, research organizations, and academic institutions, aims to build a product enablement supply chain for growth and innovation. Through shared resources and knowledge, REMAP promotes lateral innovation across many sectors to position products manufactured in Canada that will compete on a global scale.