Yearly Archives: 2014
The International Downtown Association is coming to Winnipeg this September.
A sacred fire will be lit on December 8 at 9:00 a.m. at the beginning of what will be a full-day of ceremonies in honour of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly.
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ was one of fifteen organizations and individuals honoured by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) as a recipient of the 2014 Canadian Tourism Awards, presented at a gala ceremony at the Westin Ottawa Hotel last night.
250 BIZ members and downtown stakeholders attended the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s 26th Annual General Meeting, to celebrate the incredible progress occurring in the heart of our city, and to highlight the BIZ’s achievements in 2014.
The most wonderful time of the year is upon us and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is spreading cheer for all to hear. With the chance to win using #downtownwishlist, select a song on our holiday jukebox and shop local at our holiday farmers’ market, from now until Dec. 20, downtown is the place to be for holiday festivities.
Shutterbugs will unite at the Flash Photography Festival’s closing reception at Rudy’s Eat and Drink (located in Manitoba Hydro) on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. Members of the media, general public, and business owners are also invited to attend, to learn more about art and design and how it is good for business.
Plans, images and a 3D model articulating new possibilities for Winnipeg’s downtown will be unveiled to mayoral candidates, the business community, and the general public, at Portage Place
To add to the ongoing efforts to beautify the public realm and to strengthen local downtown businesses by supporting the visual appeal of their buildings, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, with the support of Gendis Inc. and Dollarama has unveiled 8 new artworks designed by the community, as part of the inaugural Urban Art Gallery initiative.
More than 160 CEOs, community leaders, and members of the media took to the streets at the 4th annual CEO Sleepout, hosted by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ held a Mayoral Candidates Forum on Wednesday, September 10, 5-7:30PM, at Manitoba Hydro Gallery Downtown, to discuss key downtown issues that matter most to our BIZ Members. Here are the summary of responses from mayoral candidates (All candidates …