June Luncheon: Celebrate Winnipeg – Opening the Leaf
Thursday, June 9, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Fort Garry, 222 Broadway
Member Rate: $60 +GST
Future Member Rate: $120 +GST
Our 7th Annual Celebrate Winnipeg luncheon will give you exclusive insight into the creation of and future vision for our city’s newest tourism attraction, The Leaf – Canada’s Diversity Gardens. You’ve watched the videos and visited the new outdoor gardens. Now, hear from Margaret Redmond, President and CEO of Assiniboine Park Conservancy, on how horticultural attractions like The Leaf have the potential to play a critical role in shaping how people perceive, interact with, and understand nature and what this world-class attraction will mean to our city and business community.
11:00 a.m. – Registration, networking and exhibitor booths
12:00 p.m. – Program starts
12:15 p.m. – Lunch service
12:40 p.m. – Keynote
1:30 p.m. – Program ends
Digital and/or physical COVID immunization card will be mandatory
at our event check-in for all Winnipeg Chamber in-person gatherings.
ABOUT OUR KEYNOTE:
Margaret is the President & CEO of the Assiniboine Park Conservancy. Prior to joining the Conservancy, Margaret worked at the Canadian Wheat Board for 11 years, serving as chief strategic officer; executive vice-president, corporate affairs; general counsel and corporate secretary. Margaret’s past community work has included serving on the boards of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, the Exchange District Business Improvement Zone, the founding board of the University of Manitoba Young Associates, the Manitoba Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors as well as several roles with the United Way. Margaret currently serves on the Board of Economic Development and Tourism Winnipeg. She was the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her outstanding contribution to her community. Margaret is a proud alumnus of the University of Manitoba where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts and her Law Degree.