• Jan 06

Downtown BIZ Extends ‘Launch It!’ Retail Incubator Deadline

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has extended its deadline for entrepreneurs to apply to set up shop downtown.

  • Dec 08

Downtown Ignites a Sacred Fire in Honour of Assembly of First Nations Conference: Dec. 8

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.

  • Nov 27

Downtown BIZ Takes Home National Tourism Award

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.

  • Nov 24

New Programs & Services Launched at Downtown BIZ AGM

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.

  • Oct 29

Wish, Play, Shop, Love Downtown this Holiday Season

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.

  • Oct 23

‘Flash Photography Festival’ Closing Reception to be Hosted by Downtown BIZ Oct. 27

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.

  • Oct 03

Visions For Downtown In An Election Year Faculty of Architecture Students With 3D Model: Oct. 3

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

  • Sep 23

8 New Artworks Installed on Prominent Portage Ave Storefront

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.

  • Sep 19

Annual CEO Sleepout Raises Nearly $200,000 in Support of Jobs for City’s Homeless

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.

  • Sep 14

Mayoral Candidates Forum: Q&A Responses

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 …