BCI Americas Awards 2023 : Premier Continuum and Marie-Helene Primeau are acclaimed winners

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Montreal, August 9, 2023 - We are pleased to announce that Premier Continuum has won two awards at the prestigious BCI Americas Awards 2023. Our company was named Provider of the Year. While our Executive Vice President Marie-Hélène Primeau has earned the title of Consultant of the Year, attesting to her exceptional expertise and leadership.

Founded in Montreal in 1997, Premier Continuum (PCI) is the largest business continuity management services firm in Canada. We distinguish ourselves in the market through three synergistic services - consulting, certification training and our award-winning business continuity management automation software, ParaSolution. Our complementary skills in IT disaster recovery, emergency response, and crisis and risk management have helped to build corporate resilience for over 25 years.

It's a great honour to be a winner at the BCI Americas Awards. These awards are recognized as the most prestigious in the world of business continuity and resilience, highlighting the outstanding achievements of vendors and consultants worldwide.

Best Provider in Business Continuity & Resiliency

Our victory as Provider of the Year is testament to our commitment to delivering high-quality products and services to our customers. Our focus is as much on operational performance as it is on continuous innovation and customer satisfaction.  

We are proud to provide innovative products and services that give our customers a competitive edge. This achievement reflects our consistent commitment to service excellence to our clients, as we previously won the title of Provider of the Year in 2021.

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Marie-Hélène Primeau, named Continuity and Resilience Consultant of the Year

Marie-Hélène Primeau's win of Consultant of the Year is well-deserved. Marie-Hélène's broad range of skills reflects her 20 years' experience as a consultant, her 20 years as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), her 15 years as a certified instructor and all her entrepreneurial qualities. Her insight, compassion and ability to develop innovative solutions are the foundation of her success.

Passionate about her work, Marie-Hélènegenerously shares her knowledge with our clients, our team and the entire continuity and resilience community. Her regular presence as a guest speaker at major industry conferences is testament to her influence in the field. Marie-Hélène also plays an active role in numerous committees and forums focusing on safety, resilience and women's entrepreneurship.

We are deeply proud of her exceptional contribution to the excellence and continued advancement of our industry.

Marie-Hélène Primeau, Business Continuity Consultant of the Year
Marie-Hélène Primeau, Business Continuity Consultant of the Year


We would like to thank our customers and partners for their continued trust and support. Their close collaboration and contributions have been key to these achievements.

We are also grateful to our dedicated team of talented consultants, seasoned instructors and rigorous IT experts, whose commitment and hard work have been remarkable over the past year.

Next step: The BCI Global Awards

All winners of the regional BCI Awards are automatically entered into the BCI Global Awards. As a result, Premier Continuum and Marie-Hélène will have the opportunity to take part in the BCI Global Awards 2023.

The event will take the form of a hybrid award ceremony and will take place on November 1st at 8:00 pm (GMT). It will be live from London as part of BCI World Hybrid.

Please refer to the BCI site for more information.