News

  • Feb 04

18 New Investments In Chinatown, A Multicultural And Vibrant District

Chinatown saddles up to 18 new district banners today as part of the Downtown BIZ’s annual Chinatown Banner Competition, which celebrates the cheerful, talented, and clever perceptiveness of those born in the Year of the Horse.

 
  • Jan 10

BIZ Job Posting: Manager, Events & Sponsorship

Are you a dynamic, motivated individual, passionate about our downtown? The Downtown BIZ wants you to join our team to manage events and promote downtown Winnipeg.

 
  • Dec 19

2013 Top 10 Downtown Achievements

As the holiday season nears, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and on those who have helped to shape our city in a significant way. Before we ring in the New Year, the BIZ takes a moment to look back on the year that was and what has been accomplished downtown.

 
  • Dec 04

A Refreshed Plan for Downtown

Over 150 BIZ members and downtown stakeholders attended the Downtown BIZ’s 25th Annual General Meeting, to celebrate the fast-moving progress occurring at the heart of our city, and to highlight the BIZ’s achievements in 2013.

 
  • Dec 02

“Be the Hand” on the MTS TV Fireplace

It’s time for Winnipeggers to get fired up again – the chance to be the hand tending the Yule Log on the MTS TV Fireplace is back!

 
  • Sep 27

CEO Sleepout Raises $191,644

100 Winnipeg CEOs, community leaders, and members of the media, spent last night at Portage & Main to raise awareness for homelessness and poverty issues in our city, at the Downtown BIZ’s 3rd annual CEO Sleepout. Together they helped raise $191,644 to employ people who are homeless.

 
  • Sep 12

100 CEOs Join the CEO Sleepout

MEDIA RELEASE September 12, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TACKLING HOMELESSNESS TOGETHER 100 CEOS JOIN THE CEO SLEEPOUT CAMPAIGN Downtown Winnipeg – 100 Winnipeg CEOs, community leaders, and members of the media, will sleep out for one evening this September 26th …

 
  • Sep 09

50,000 Attended ManyFest

An estimated 50,000 people had plenty of reasons to enjoy downtown, as ManyFest livened Broadway, from Osborne Street to Main Street, with a celebration of community, arts, entertainment, and healthy living this past weekend from September 6 to 8.

A popular festival feature was the inaugural Downtown Food Truck Wars located on Memorial Boulevard and Broadway. Thousands of Winnipeggers sampled…

 
  • Aug 14

ManyFest & Food Truck Wars Launched

Affectionately known and beloved as one of downtown’s most historic thoroughfares, Broadway was literally and figuratively rebranded by the Downtown BIZ as “Manyfest Way” as part of the kick off to downtown’s biggest street party – Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Manyfest, that is scheduled September 6, 7 and 8. Participants will see the rebranded street signs during the festival, helping give Broadway new energy, bright bold colours, and an effervescent atmosphere to draw people in.

 
  • Jul 25

Job Posting: CHAT Outreach Worker

The BIZ has a new initiative that requires a trained and qualified Social Worker to provide street-level intervention to help our City’s most vulnerable citizens, those less fortunate, homeless or at risk. Qualified applicants will understand the downtown community and have the desire to work with the socially disadvantaged.