Inter-Collegiate Business Case Competition hosts Canadian and Australian competitors

Posted on January 18, 2012

KINGSTON, January 9, 2012 – The final round of competition in Canada’s largest and longest-running undergraduate business case competition took place January 5 to 7 in Kingston. The preliminary round of the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C.) drew 165 submissions from teams representing 38 universities across Canada and internationally. The top six teams in each of the eight disciplines that make up the competition were invited to participate in the finals.

Some of the best and brightest students from 15 universities across Canada and from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane Australia competed in the final round. Accomplished business leaders served as event judges, including Paris Aden, Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at RBC Capital Markets and Eric Morris, Head of Mobile Advertising for Google Canada. The competition was supported by more than fifty Commerce student volunteers as well as faculty advisors. Corporate sponsors included KPMG, Bain & Company, and Target.

The following winners were announced at the event’s concluding banquet on January 7:

  • Accounting Event (Presented by Ernst & Young): Dalhousie University, Mark Allen and Jennifer Watson
  • Business Policy Event (Presented by Level5): Queensland University of Technology, Ben Dunphy, Caroline Clarke and Emily Clark
  • Ethics Event: Okanagan College, Bianca d’Errico & Zach Webster
  • Finance Event (Presented by BMO Capital Markets): York University, Matthew Lee and Mark Santos
  • Minerva Health & Safety Human Resources Event: University of Regina, Dale Diekrager and Laura Poure
  • Marketing Event (Presented by Target): University of Calgary, Courtney Tanaka and Lindsey Welch
  • The Flip Development MIS Event: Dalhousie University, Deanna Burke-Courage and Trevor Nelson
  • Debating Event: Dalhousie University, Samantha Begelfor and Lauren Mitchell

For further information, visit or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Cara Fletcher
Commerce Society Public Relations Officer
(613) 929-8902