Monthly Archives: August 2015
From June to August, the Downtown BIZ hosted 138 events for downtown workers, visitors and tourists. A preliminary count shows an estimated 50,040 visits to the downtown.
The streets of Chinatown will come alive with lion dances, Chinese Kung Fu, children’s activities and games, free martial arts lessons, and Chinese cultural performances for the 7th year of the Chinatown Street Festival on August 28-30.
Across Canada, downtown organizations – through Downtowns Canada –will host forums with federal candidates from Sept. 14-18 to highlight the importance of downtowns in Canada’s national economic prosperity.
Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Retail Theft Prevention Coordinator CAPP Program (Crime Awareness and Prevention Program) The award winning Downtown Watch Program is comprised of a dynamic team of staff and volunteers, patrolling the downtown, serving as the extra eyes and ears …
100+ Leaders Take To The Street For 5th CEO Sleepout To Spur Discussion & Raise Funds For City’s Homeless
“We are all stakeholders” – this is the guiding thought behind the annual CEO Sleepout held at Portage and Main. In its fifth year, the event aims to raise $200,000 to create employment opportunities for the homeless but to also spur important dialogue among over 100 CEOs, community leaders, and media about their role in addressing homelessness.
$78,000 In Downtown BIZ Funding To Stimulate 15 New Events Downtown & Attract An Additional 56,000 People To The City’s Core
What do ribs, yoga, and elevators have in common? They are but a few of event themes and components that Winnipeggers will enjoy downtown in 2015, courtesy of new funding provided through the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.
Winnipeg has loved the first four ManyFests, and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has five reasons people will love the fifth five times more! The annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest street party will animate Broadway from September 11-13 with an energetic atmosphere of arts, entertainment, fitness and delicious cuisine bringing people into the heart of the city.