Monthly Archives: May 2016
Today, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s marketing campaign – #finditdowntown – was honoured by more than 200 industry experts at the Winnipeg Tourism Awards of Distinction as Marketing Campaign of the Year (over $2,500).
City Councillors & Downtown Office Workers/Visitors Pledge to Commute by Transit for Annual #busisbetter Campaign: June 6-10
From June 6 to 10, coffee and reusable transit pass holders/coffee sleeves will reward those coming downtown by bus. New this year, current transit users will be able to nominate 300 of their co-workers who normally drive to work for a free five-day transit pass.
The Communications and Research Assistant will report to the Executive Director and Managing Director, providing direct assistance in the compilation of research/data about downtown issues, writing of content related to the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s programs/services correspondence to public and community partners, and scheduling support for BIZ member/stakeholder meetings.
A series of familiarization (FAM) tours will be coordinated in 2016 by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ to invite event coordinators and planners interested in hosting events downtown, to tour venues and outdoor spaces, and to learn more about the incentives available to them.
Dubbed ‘Best of Fest Downtown,’ delegates attending Centrallia, the Liberal Biennial Convention, and Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Tradeshow will get a taste of what locals love most: food, food trucks, and festivals.
The Indigenous Artwalk features artwork placed in storefront windows along Portage Avenue, Graham Avenue, Garry Street, and Donald Street. The project is launching with 12 artists in 12 locations, with artwork on display for three months, from May until August.
From June to October, the Downtown BIZ will host over 230 events for downtown workers, visitors and tourists.
Want to host your event downtown? We have funding available! Founded in 2015 by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, the Host It Downtown program aims to educate event organizers and encourage them to host their event in the city’s centre in order to establish downtown Winnipeg as the premier destination for high-quality and outdoor events year-round.
BridgmanCollaborative Architecture, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, and Stationpoint Photographic, invite Jane’s Walk participants to parade down Portage and Main, to learn more about the history of this iconic intersection, and to explore how obstacles can become opportunities for a better, more vibrant city.
This summer let the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ be your guide to downtown Winnipeg’s best restaurants, patios, bike routes and breakfast spots!