Craig Dunkerley Selected As Top Business Innovator Of The Year By The International Association Of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

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Craig Dunkerley, an expert investor, entrepreneur, multi-business owner, author, and speaker, was recently named "Top Business Innovator of the Year for 2020" by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

Toronto, Canada (PRUnderground) January 15th, 2021

Craig Dunkerley, an expert investor, entrepreneur, multi-business owner, author, and speaker, was recently named “Top Business Innovator of the Year for 2020” by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his remarkable leadership and dedication to the industry.

It is an honor to be included in the association. Our extraordinary honorees are selected based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, global influence, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, contributions to their communities, and previous awards and accolades.

Craig will be honored at IAOTP’s 2020 Annual Awards Gala, held at the magnificent Plaza Hotel in New York City in May 2021.

Craig’s extensive investment knowledge comes from hands-on experience with value-investing in the US and Canadian real estate markets, becoming an equity investor and venture capitalist and expanding the values of the businesses.

Before launching his first business, Blackthorn Group Inc., where he served as CEO for 17 years, Craig spent 18 years as a Senior Buyer for Hudson’s Bay Company. His current businesses include BG Accounting and Business Solutions Inc., BG Wealth Properties Inc., BG Marketing Authority Inc., and Dig It Apparel Inc. He currently serves as the CEO and Co-Founding Partner of BG Wealth Group Inc., a company that also offers consulting and training courses to assist people in every stage of life to strategically maximize their success, grow their business, and become financially empowered. He is CEO of the BG group of companies.

Craig is a contributing author to the #1 International Best Seller, Empowering Women to Succeed: Tough Times Don’t Last Tough Women Do, available for purchase on Amazon, and author of Pay Less Tax, offered free on

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, declared, “Choosing Craig for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. He is an incredible leader who consistently thinks outside the box, and he inspires and motivates other professionals to push boundaries and explore various solutions. He was exactly what we were looking for in a business innovator.

Craig’s impressive list of accomplishments has included receiving recognition as an outstanding business leader and being featured in several publications. He is a faculty member of the Hero Club, creator of The Financial Council, and an Advisor for the C-Suite Network. He provides his expert opinions and shares his expertise with entrepreneurs and executives.

Further to his successful career, Craig believes in the power of paying it forward. He co-founded the BG Scholarship Fund that provides underprivileged children with post-secondary education to help them realize and achieve their full potential.

Craig was humbled by news of his award, stating, “I never imagined when I started my first business that I would be where I am today. This has been an incredible journey, and I have learned a lot along the way. I get tremendous joy from sharing that knowledge with others and watching them succeed in ways they never thought possible. I love what I do.”

When he is not working, he enjoys travelling and spending time in the outdoors. He hopes to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way he can for the future.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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