News

  • Feb 11

Chinatown Year of the Pig Banner

Read on to see the winning design and learn more about the annual banner competition.

 
  • Jan 30

Request for Proposals – Strategic Plan and Rebrand

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is excited to take on a 2020-2022 strategic planning process and rebrand this year and we need the help of a great team! Read on to learn more about our needs and the RFP process.

 
  • Dec 07

BIZ Job Posting – Urban Enhancement – District Operator

Job Title: Urban Enhancement – District Operator The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is the friendly and hardworking host that improves the perception of downtown by providing a welcoming environment, keeping things clean and safe, and advocating for continuous and positive change. …

 
  • Nov 06

The Year of the Pig Chinatown Banner Competition is Open

Submit your designs for the Chinatown Banner Competition!

 
  • Oct 19

Thousands of People Gather at Portage & Main to Create an Experience Worthy of an International Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE October 19, 2018  Thousands of People Gather at Portage & Main to Create an Experience Worthy of an International Award Winnipeg, MB – When 3,600 Winnipeggers connect at the iconic intersection of Portage and Main …

 
  • Oct 16

Over $85k in Grants Awarded for Downtown Events in 2018

MEDIA RELEASE OCTOBER 16, 2018 OVER $85K IN GRANTS AWARDED FOR DOWNTOWN EVENTS IN 2018 Winnipeg, Manitoba – On Wednesday, October 17 at 4:30pm the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is hosting a reception to celebrate downtown events that were supported by 2018 …

 
  • Oct 10

Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Moves to New Indoor Location at Cityplace

MEDIA RELEASE October 10, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Moves to New Indoor Location at Cityplace Shopping Centre The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market is moving indoors to Cityplace Shopping Centre (333 St. Mary Avenue) starting Thursday, October …

 
  • Oct 02

Toilet Changes Location and Focus

MEDIA RELEASE October 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Toilet Changes Location and Focus Our Pop-up Toilet has left the SHED and has now moved to a new location before the weather turns (knock on corrugated steel).  In addition to changing …

 
  • Sep 26

Downtown Mayoral Forum a Hit

MEDIA RELEASE September 26, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Downtown Mayoral Forum a Hit All eight candidates vying to be the next Mayor of Winnipeg had something to add to last nights Downtown Mayoral Forum.  We thank them for their spirited …