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One of our business community’s most highly anticipated events —and it’s all about honouring local organizations making a difference. This past year, more than ever, we have seen our community come together to make a difference.

We are so excited for the 13th Annual Spirit of Winnipeg Awards to be hosted at Club Regent Event Centre in June! Early Bird tickets are now available.

Spirit Awards Event Details:


Friday, June 17, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Club Regent Event Centre

Earlybird Rate: $195 +GST (until April 30, 2022)
Regular Rate: $245 +GST

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Why Apply?

Spirit Awards Finalists will receive:
  • Recognition as a top business in your sector
  • Media coverage
  • Free 1-minute corporate video
  • Invaluable networking opportunities
  • One memorable night to celebrate your team’s success

Who Can Apply?

Any Winnipeg Business.

How to Apply?

There are two quick and easy ways you can apply:


If you require our Spirit Application form in an alternative format, please contact Kayla Buehler at [email protected]

Award Categories

1. Rising Star (also known as start-up)
This category recognizes and rewards the efforts of start-up businesses or organizations in their first or second year of business that are already making Winnipeg a better place to live, work, and play.

Last year’s category winner: GoodLocal


2. Technology
This category recognizes the application of technology to improve the delivery of products and services that build a smarter city.

Last year’s category winner: First Rank

3. Environment and Energy
This category recognizes leadership in conservation, waste reduction, and efficiency efforts that advance ecological stewardship in Winnipeg.

Last year’s category winner: Beeproject Apiaries

Environment and Energy Award Sponsored By:


4. Workplace Culture
This category recognizes practices and enabling conditions for improved inclusivity, productivity, skills, health, and satisfaction for employees.

Last year’s category winner: Brandish

Workplace Culture Award Sponsored By:



5. Non-profit and Social Enterprise
This category recognizes the efforts of social innovators driven to solve complex socio-economic challenges.

Last year’s category winner: Rossbrook House

Non-profit and Social Enterprise Award Sponsored By:




6. Trade
This category celebrates companies who, through trade efforts, have made a qualitative difference to our city’s prosperity.

Last year’s category winner: Ecopoxy

Trade Award Sponsored By:



7. Design and Building
This category recognizes efforts to create unique, beautiful, and healthy built environments that improve how we experience and interact with our city.

Last year’s category winner: Qaumajuq

Design and Building Award Sponsored By:




This award recognizes outstanding work that contributes to advancing equity, accessibility, inclusion and reconciliation through impactful programming, events, policy change, or other activities.



9. Spirit of Winnipeg*
This award recognizes an outstanding effort and commitment to making Winnipeg a better, more prosperous community through corporate leadership and social responsibility.

Last year’s category winner: Payworks

(*nominated and selected by The Winnipeg Chamber’s Board of Directors)


See last year’s finalists and winners: WATCH NOW