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Membership Luncheon Lineup 2023/2024

Monthly Networking Pass

Chamber Season Seats gets you 20% off regular pricing and gives your team monthly access to Winnipeg’s best networking events.


Your ticket to the community: Get access to exclusive networking events with our Season Seats pass.

Be seen in the room with leaders of Winnipeg’s thriving business community. 

By subscribing to our Season Seats, you and your team will have access to ten membership luncheons from September through June, featuring subject-matter experts in today’s most significant business trends. Providing you with valuable insights to keep your business up-to-date. Plus, each luncheon provides an opportunity to network with 300+ attendees each month, giving you the chance to connect with Winnipeg’s diverse business community.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to join our business community and elevate your organization. Subscribe now!

Why purchase a Season Seat pass:

  • 20% off the regular ticket price
  • Hear from keynote speakers in leading business trends
  • Opportunity to share season seats with your team (or your clients!)
  • Preferential seating 
  • Automatically registered for ten (10) luncheons in 2023/24 season
  • Savings on additional standalone tickets
  • First to hear VIP event announcements

Season Seat Investments:

Single Seat | $550 + GST
Table of 8 | $4,400 + GST
Table of 10 | $5,500 + GST


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September: Leaders Debate 2023

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
The province could be taking a new direction come this October. Party leaders will participate in a pre-election leadership debate, moderated by CTV News Winnipeg anchor Maralee Caruso, to prove why they are the right person to lead Manitoba for the next four years. The debate will feature confirmed participants Heather Stefanson, Wab Kinew, and Dougald Lamont, speaking directly to your priorities and recommendations for you to make an informed decision on voting day.

October: The Future Workforce

Dr. Michael Benarroch, President of UM

Friday, October 20, 2023

As the work landscape continues to change rapidly, it is crucial to understand the trends and strategies to prepare the future workforce for success. Dr. Michael Benarroch, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manitoba (UM) will highlight how UM, as Manitoba’s research university, is uniquely positioned to proactively prepare students to excel in the ever-evolving world of work, impacting economic innovation and growth in the province and beyond. 


December: Navigating Burnout

Jhanelle Peters, Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Many of us move through life dodging obstacles, trying to keep our head above the water. But what happens when you feel it’s getting harder to keep swimming? What happens when you start to experience burnout? During our December luncheon, Jhanelle Peters will share the connection between stress, burnout and low moods. More importantly, attendees will walk away with a better understanding of recognizing, preventing, and managing workplace burnout within themselves and others.

January: Amplifying Voices for a More Equitable Canada

Shari Graydon, CEO & Catalyst, Informed Opinions

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Research makes clear that incorporating women’s informed opinions into every decision-making body and process in this country is not a “nice to have”, but necessary to Canada’s future. 

Shari Graydon, CEO and Catalyst of Informed Opinions, will share the work her organization, Informed Opinions, does to amplify the voices of women and gender-diverse individuals for a more equitable society. 


February: A Conversation with Clayton Thomas-Müller

Clayton Thomas-Müller, Author

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Storytelling as an Indigenous practice is alive and immersive, as much about the moment and the listener as about the teller. For our February Luncheon, hear from the national bestselling Author of Life in the City of Dirty Water, Clayton Thomas-Müller, as he inspires listeners to take action for climate justice and decolonization.

Did somebody say, Skip?

Paul Burns, CEO, SkipTheDishes

Friday, March 1, 2024

Join us as we welcome SkipTheDishes newest CEO, Paul Burns. Paul brings over two decades of experience building and leading high-performance teams, including in his last role as Managing Director at X (formerly known as Twitter). In just 11 years SkipTheDishes has grown from a Prairie-born Canadian innovation story to a leading food delivery network which now connects millions of customers with over 50,000 Restaurant Partners in Canada.


March: Revitalizing the Core: Embracing Development and Change

Sara Stasiuk, Chief Executive Officer, The Forks

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Experience the pulse of change as Sara Stasiuk, CEO of Forks North Portage, dives into the areas in which they are focused on the revitalization of our downtown and how they are exploring how embracing growth, innovation, and adaptability can breathe new life into our urban core, through major projects at The Forks and Railside, safety and more.

April: What Makes Responsible AI?

Sarah Walker-Leptich, Partner Development Manager, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Thursday, April 18, 2024

The rapid advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are revolutionizing the way businesses operate. During our April Luncheon, Sarah Walker-Leptich, Partner Development Manager, Amazon Web Services (AWS), will share the benefits of significant advancements like generative AI and the risks and dangers that are associated with AI. Developing responsible AI means being transparent about its creation and use, incorporating diverse perspectives, and ensuring that it aligns with societal values and principles.


May: A year of Community-Driven Work

Michael Richardson, President and CEO, United Way Winnipeg 

Thursday, May 16, 2024

In May 2023, Michael Richardson stepped into his role as the new President and CEO of United Way Winnipeg. In May 2024, Michael will have a year under his leadership to share how United Way is continuing to tackle local issues and transform the lives of Winnipeggers. And how he is innovating and changing the organization under his leadership through a network of 125+ organizations helping people in need.

June: Social Responsibility and B Corps: Exploring Ethical Business Practices

Panel: Assiniboine Credit Union, Frontiers North and Uphouse

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Join us for our June Luncheon panel, where we explore the importance and power of being a socially responsible business within Winnipeg and globally.

During our panel discussion, we will feature three Manitoba-based BCorps, Assiniboine Credit Union, Frontiers North and Uphouse, who will share their insights and perspectives on the importance of building a strong social responsibility brand and its relationship to BCorps in today’s business landscape. Panelists will shed light on why more businesses are choosing to pursue BCorp certification to align their goals with social and environmental responsibilities. 


  • 10014363 Manitoba Ltd DBA Alair Homes
  • 5468796 Architecture
  • Adult & Teen Challenge of Central Canada
  • AECOM Canada Ltd.
  • Air Canada
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals, Manitoba Chapter
  • Bell MTS, a division of Bell Canada
  • Booth University College
  • Broadband Communications North
  • Canada Life
  • Carlyle Printers Service & Supplies LTD
  • CentrePort Canada Inc.
  • Change Innovators Inc.
  • Cisco Systems Canada
  • Comforts of Home-Care Inc.
  • Compassionate Care Home and Hospital Health Services Inc.
  • CP
  • CPHR Manitoba
  • Curtis Carpets Ltd.
  • Digitex, a Xerox Business Solutions Company
  • Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.
  • Efficiency Manitoba Inc.
  • Fillmore Riley LLP
  • Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
  • GDI Integrated Facility Services
  • Habitat for Humanity Manitoba
  • Iris Construction Management
  • Johnston Group Inc.
  • Legacy Bowes
  • LMVA Consulting
  • Manitoba Chiropractors Association
  • Manitoba Hydro
  • Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
  • Manitoba Museum
  • Monique LaCoste Communications Inc.
  • PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
  • RBC – Royal Bank – Head Office
  • Red River College Polytechnic
  • Riverview Health Centre
  • Rogers Communications Canada Inc.
  • Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
  • Shindico Realty Inc.
  • Sport Manitoba
  • St. John Ambulance – Manitoba
  • St. Mary’s Academy Foundation
  • Staffmax Staffing & Recruiting
  • Steinbach Credit Union
  • Taylor McCaffrey LLP
  • Thermea by Nordik Spa-Nature
  • Travel Manitoba
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Westland Construction Ltd.
  • Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre
  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra Inc.
  • Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
  • YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg
  • Your Bottom Line
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