News

  • Jul 14

Investors Group Presents the Downtown Cinema

Get your lawn chairs, gather your loved ones, and let’s all go to the movies! Investors Group presents the Downtown Cinema: free movie screenings that will transform outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places to sit back, relax, and enjoy nine of your favourite movies throughout the summer on the big 40-foot screen under the stars.

 
  • Jul 08

BIZ Job Posting: District Operator

The BIZ is looking for a hardworking, detail oriented person that loves working outdoors year round to take on a “jack/jill of all trades” position as District Operator.

 
  • Jul 04

Winnipeg’s Canada Day Living Flag Hits It Out of the Park!

As the numbers rolled in from competing cities across Canada, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ once again claimed its title as the Largest Canada Day Living Flag in the country.

 
  • Jun 27

Your Downtown – From Good to Great: Charting a New Course for the Heart of Our City

Today in the Downtown Urban Lab, an exciting new space for community programming and entrepreneurship incubation, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ announced its plans for public engagement this spring and summer. Business owners and community partners are invited to share their ideas and visions to help shape the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s strategy for the next three years from 2017 to 2019.

 
  • Jun 22

Bike & Dine Tour Sets the Stage for New Investments in Chinatown

On Wednesday, June 22 the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre invited bike enthusiasts, community members, and local media to participate in a bike and dine tour to celebrate the installation of 20 new bike racks in the neighbourhood.

 
  • Jun 22

Pop-Up Event Series to Appear at Portage and Main This Summer: Starts Friday, June 24 11AM-1PM

Have you ever imagined the possibilities for Portage and Main? This summer, we’re going to show you! Starting this Friday, and on the last Friday of the month from June to September, the four corners of Portage and Main will be host to the Imagine Portage and Main Pop-up Series and will come alive with events, entertainment, and more for pedestrians to take part in.

 
  • Jun 20

BIZ Job Posting: Sponsorship and Sales Professional

Are you a dynamic, motivated individual, passionate about our downtown? The Downtown BIZ wants you to bring your sales experience, professionalism and energy to increase the sponsorship and advertising sales for our programs to best promote downtown Winnipeg.

 
  • Jun 20

Portage Place Sings New Tune: Indigenous Concert Series to Launch Friday June 24, 12PM

On Friday, June 24, a new Indigenous Concert Series will take the stage at Portage Place Shopping Centre featuring Indigenous artists and performers.

 
  • Jun 09

Take Me Back to the Ballpark for Canada’s Largest Living Flag Event!

Once again, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ invites everyone to participate in the annual Canada Day Living Flag event on Canada Day, July 1st. For the sixth-year anniversary of this annual event, and 51st anniversary of the Canadian flag itself, the photo will be returning to Shaw Park, home of the Winnipeg Goldeyes.

 
  • Jun 09

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Staff Selected for New York Fellowship Program: June 19-24

The International Downtown Association (IDA) has selected 26 of the industry’s brightest professionals for the inaugural year of the Emerging Leader Fellowship Program.