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Gratitude Sponsor

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 15th 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 14, 2024
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
Club Regent Event Centre

Earlybird Rate until May 3:  $225 +GST 
Regular Rate:
$270 +GST

Purchase Tickets

To sponsor a category, contact Anne Bakuska at [email protected]



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?

Applications are now closed.


Application deadline: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

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: Good Neighbour Brewing Company

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: Theory Mesh

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: Assiniboine Credit Union

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: Narratives Inc.

Award Sponsor: 

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: Downtown Community Safety Partnership

Award Sponsor:

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: Coal and Canary

Award Sponsor:

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: Nestaweya River Trail, The Fork North Portage

8. CODE 

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

Last year’s category winner: KPMG

Award Sponsor:

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: True North Sports + Entertainment 

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

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