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Maverick Maker of the Year: Etsy goes offline

How real-world experiences have become a cornerstone of the online marketplace’s strategy.

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Newsmaker of the Year: Riding the Uber wave

How the industry disruptor changed how we get around, and drove some successful brand partnerships.

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Brand Partner of the Year: Nutella’s pairings

The sweet spread has stuck itself to Tim Hortons, Longo’s and even a celebrity chef.

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Athlete of the Year: Kyle Lowry a slam dunk for brands

How the Raptors superstar has made his mark beyond the court.

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Hot Ticket of the Year: Canada’s music festivals

Events like WayHome, Osheaga and Boots and Hearts are attracting more and more fans, as well as brands.

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Also trending: Absolut and Netflix get in with Canadians

Sit tight, our Brands of the Year will soon be revealed! In the meantime, check out these other buzz-worthy contenders.

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Also trending: Fashion retailers up their game

Sit tight, our Brands of the Year will soon be revealed! In the meantime, check out these other buzz-worthy contenders.

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Athlete of the year: P.K. Subban’s winning plays

Sit tight, our Brands of the Year will soon be revealed! In the meantime, check out these other buzz-worthy contenders.