News

  • Apr 07

BIZ Job Posting: Manager, Public Spaces & Activations (Public Realm)

Under direction of the Director of Operations this role is responsible for the leadership Public Realm projects and initiatives. The Manager collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to execute innovative projects that enhance and transform public spaces, creating a vibrant and inclusive Downtown for all. This position involves a mix of office work, site visits and engaging with Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Members and other stakeholders.

 
  • Mar 16

Think Local, Buy Local and Support Downtown Businesses

MEDIA RELEASE March 16, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THINK LOCAL, BUY LOCAL AND SUPPORT DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is encouraging Winnipeggers to support local downtown businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. “Many downtown stores and restaurants are independent or …

 
  • Mar 05

Host It Applications Are Open!

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Host It event funding has given out grants of $500 to $25,000 to support the creation, expansion or relocation of events in downtown Winnipeg! We love to see creativity in events that bring people to the …

 
  • Jan 27

Winner of the Chinatown Banner Competition Announced!

The 2020 winner of the annual Chinatown Banner competition was announced on January 26 at the Chinese New Year Banquet, located at Kum Koon Garden. Glee Bang, a graphic design student at the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT), …

 
  • Nov 29

2020 Year of the Rat Banner Competition Call to Creators

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, in conjunction with the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre (WCCCC), is conducting a design competition for Chinatown Banners

 
  • Nov 28

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Unveils New Look, Priorities for a Vibrant, Safe and Inclusive Downtown

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ today celebrated its 30th birthday while rolling out a new look and strategic direction to support an active, thriving and safe downtown where everyone feel welcome.

 
  • Nov 01

BIZ Job Posting: Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) Level I Outreach Worker

The Community Homeless Assistance Team (C.H.A.T.) is dedicated to performing comprehensive outreach to individuals at-risk of, or experiencing homelessness downtown. CHAT Outreach Workers pursue a unique preventative outreach approach that will address the dynamic barriers and complexities faced by the …

 
  • Oct 18

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ joins partners from coast to coast to put downtowns on federal election agenda

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is pleased to be joining downtown associations from across the country to put the success of Canada’s downtowns on candidates’ agendas during the federal election.

 
  • Oct 15

RFP: Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Website Redesign

The following Request for Proposal (RFP) is being issued by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ to find a provider to execute a website redesign based on the anticipated rebrand of the organization.

 
  • Sep 12

Record Numbers for the Ninth Annual ManyFest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2019 Record Numbers for the Ninth Annual ManyFest An estimated 80,000 Winnipeggers attended downtown’s largest street festival this past weekend, marking a record number of attendees, vendors and volunteers. A new fully-licensed site layout and …