Awarded ‘Community Leader of the Year’

Toronto, ON, November 10, 2023 — Strategic consulting firm Connecting for Results (CFR) is pleased to announce that Communications & Marketing Director, Nicole Morrison, was honoured at yesterday’s 17th annual Canadian Printing Awards. A celebration of excellence and innovation in Canadian printing, Nicole received the Community Leader of the Year award, recognizing her meaningful contribution to the graphic arts industry and community.

A communications and marketing professional with 15 years of experience, Nicole is dedicated to serving the community and promoting the print industry. She coordinates CFR’s community outreach programs, including student mentorship program, Print Wisdom. Initiated in 2021, the program helps Graphic Communications Management (GCM) students at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) transition from school to the workplace.

The program connects students with industry professionals to provide career advice and counsel. As a mentor in the program, Nicole works to support students to engage and integrate in the graphic communications industry. She has coordinated plant tours for students and is always available to help young talent who need assistance or provide support to connect them with people or companies in the industry.

In addition to the student mentorship program, Nicole participates in and supports industry peer group activities for the Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA). She provides her opinion as a young female member of the industry, helping to ensure there is a diversified perspective shared with the peer group.

As the Communications & Marketing Director for Connecting for Results, Nicole oversees the company’s marketing initiatives. She also supports industry activities including industry surveys and trade show coordination and promotion, which she activity amplifies through social media, and other media outlets.

“Our company and our industry are fortunate to have dedicated people like Nicole supporting these community initiatives. We are very proud to have Nicole on our team and to see her recognized for her contributions,” said Gordon Griffiths, CEO, Connecting for Results.

“I am deeply honoured and humbled to be recognized as the Community Leader of the Year,” said Nicole Morrison, Communications & Marketing Director, Connecting for Results. “I’m a firm believer in the power of community and am grateful to collaborate with so many inspiring print leaders to help the future generation.”

As part of CFR’s corporate mission to give back, Nicole is the third CFR team member to be recognized as the Community Leader of the Year. She follows Chief Operating Officer Bob Dale who was awarded in 2021 and Business Improvement Specialist Ken Freek who was honoured in 2022.