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Snow Clearing on Sidewalks is a Top BIZ Priority

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ employs a team of 22 people and three snow plows to remove snow from downtown sidewalks, starting almost as soon as the snow starts falling!

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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ 2017-2019 Strategic Plan Unveiled

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has released the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan at the 2016 Annual General Meeting. Read on for more details and a link to the plan.

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The First Lights on Broadway Sculpture Has Been Officially Turned On

heaven between, the first Lights on Broadway sculpture, has officially had the lights turned in a collaboration with the Winnipeg Arts Council, City of Winnipeg, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and additional partners.

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New Safety Committee Sets Its Sights on Further Improving Safety in City’s Core

On the heels of a recently announced Downtown BIZ Community Feedback Report, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Safety Committee has officially launched.

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Community Feedback Identifies Top Priorities for Downtown BIZ

After months of public engagement, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ knows exactly what stakeholders want, love and envision for their neighbourhood.

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Over 65,000 People Gather for Downtown’s Biggest Street Festival: Sept. 9-11

An estimated 70,000 people had plenty of reasons to enjoy downtown, as the 6th annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest livened Broadway and Memorial Boulevard, with a celebration of community, arts, entertainment, and healthy living this past weekend from September 9 to 11.

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Mayor Bowman & Downtown BIZ Staff Announce Winnipeg as Site for International Conference in 2017

Twenty years ago, more than 700 delegates came to Winnipeg for the annual International Downtown Association (IDA) conference. On September 9 at 3 p.m. in Atlanta, Georgia, the site for this year’s conference, Mayor Brian Bowman will join representatives from the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, Exchange District BIZ, and West End BIZ to officially announce Winnipeg as the chosen city for IDA’s 2017 conference.

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8th Annual Chinatown Street Festival Begins on August 27

Chinatown’s King Street will transform into a bustling hub of live music, cultural performances, authentic cuisine and dynamic street vendors this weekend to celebrate the 8th Annual Chinatown Street Festival!

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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ ‘Unwraps’ New Initiative To Beautify Vacant Windows & Construction Sites

Urban Wallpaper, an initiative led by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, was officially unwrapped to media, members of the business community, and the public today, as part of an ongoing strategy to change public perceptions related to the downtown. Press conference attendees were treated to a formal announcement and guided tour, demonstrating vacant windows, often considered visually undesirable and in need of maintenance, that were transformed with public art.

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5th Annual Filipino Street Festival Moves Downtown as part of Downtown BIZ’s Event Program

Courtesy of new funding through the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Host It Downtown program, the 5th annual Manitoba Filipino Street Festival will move downtown, bringing a projected 8,000 people with them.

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Snow Clearing on Sidewalks is a Top BIZ Priority

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ employs a team of 22 people and three snow plows to remove snow from downtown sidewalks, starting almost as soon as the snow starts falling!

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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ 2017-2019 Strategic Plan Unveiled

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has released the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan at the 2016 Annual General Meeting. Read on for more details and a link to the plan.

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The First Lights on Broadway Sculpture Has Been Officially Turned On

heaven between, the first Lights on Broadway sculpture, has officially had the lights turned in a collaboration with the Winnipeg Arts Council, City of Winnipeg, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and additional partners.

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New Safety Committee Sets Its Sights on Further Improving Safety in City’s Core

On the heels of a recently announced Downtown BIZ Community Feedback Report, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Safety Committee has officially launched.

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Community Feedback Identifies Top Priorities for Downtown BIZ

After months of public engagement, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ knows exactly what stakeholders want, love and envision for their neighbourhood.

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Over 65,000 People Gather for Downtown’s Biggest Street Festival: Sept. 9-11

An estimated 70,000 people had plenty of reasons to enjoy downtown, as the 6th annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest livened Broadway and Memorial Boulevard, with a celebration of community, arts, entertainment, and healthy living this past weekend from September 9 to 11.

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Mayor Bowman & Downtown BIZ Staff Announce Winnipeg as Site for International Conference in 2017

Twenty years ago, more than 700 delegates came to Winnipeg for the annual International Downtown Association (IDA) conference. On September 9 at 3 p.m. in Atlanta, Georgia, the site for this year’s conference, Mayor Brian Bowman will join representatives from the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, Exchange District BIZ, and West End BIZ to officially announce Winnipeg as the chosen city for IDA’s 2017 conference.

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8th Annual Chinatown Street Festival Begins on August 27

Chinatown’s King Street will transform into a bustling hub of live music, cultural performances, authentic cuisine and dynamic street vendors this weekend to celebrate the 8th Annual Chinatown Street Festival!

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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ ‘Unwraps’ New Initiative To Beautify Vacant Windows & Construction Sites

Urban Wallpaper, an initiative led by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, was officially unwrapped to media, members of the business community, and the public today, as part of an ongoing strategy to change public perceptions related to the downtown. Press conference attendees were treated to a formal announcement and guided tour, demonstrating vacant windows, often considered visually undesirable and in need of maintenance, that were transformed with public art.

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5th Annual Filipino Street Festival Moves Downtown as part of Downtown BIZ’s Event Program

Courtesy of new funding through the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Host It Downtown program, the 5th annual Manitoba Filipino Street Festival will move downtown, bringing a projected 8,000 people with them.

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