Member Event

Small Business Summit with Mayor Brian Bowman

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Where Winnipeg’s business community gathers.

Above all else, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce strives to be the ultimate gathering place for business in Winnipeg. A modernized agora, where business and community leaders find common ground in their ambitions and help one another realize their full potential.

At The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, our annual events calendar is an integral component to our ability to provide that environment of advocacy and inspiration, and deliver on the three pillars of our mission; Lead. Connect. Grow.

Membership Luncheons​

Cost: $57 – $100 (Member rate)
Frequency: Monthly (September to June)
Attendance: 400 – 1,200
Time Requirement: 2-3 hours (morning/afternoon)

Our Membership Luncheon series is our flagship event each year.

​From September to June, the Winnipeg Chamber hosts 10 Membership Luncheons, each featuring an engaging and relevant keynote speaker and topic of conversation.

Small Business Forum and Summit

Cost: FREE to attend (Booths $175)
Frequency: Quarterly
Attendance: 100-200
Time Requirement: 2-3 hours (morning/afternoon)

The Small Business Forums and Summit are directed at – you guessed it – Winnipeg’s small business community.

Our Small Business Forums bring that community together, to connect and confer on issues that are important to the success of their business, in a relaxed environment that will often feature a short presentation from a keynote speaker.

After Business Mixers

Cost: FREE to attend (booths $175)
Frequency: Twice a year
Attendance: 200-300
Time Requirement: 1-2 hours (evening)

​After Business Mixers (ABM) are fun tradeshows that we host at a member location.

Expect 30-40 exhibitors (members only), making ABMs an ideal event to familiarize yourself with some Winnipeg businesses you may not have known existed, and connect with a ton of Winnipeg Chamber members, all in one place.

Spirit of Winnipeg Awards

Cost: $245
Frequency: Annual (March)
Attendance: ~400
Time Requirement: 4-5 hours (evening)

The Spirit of Winnipeg Awards is a gala and dinner to recognize and applaud organizations in Winnipeg that are truly making a positive impact on our community.

Civic Leaders Dinner

Cost: $125
Frequency: Annual
Attendance: 200
Time Requirement: 4-5 hours (evening)

The Civic Leaders Dinner is an energetic networking evening where elected officials and the administration move between tables as diners move across courses.

Member MeetUps

Cost: $10
Frequency: Monthly
Attendance: 20-40
Time Requirement: 1-2 hours (time of day varies)

Member MeetUps are our way to showcase our members and their amazing local businesses.

Every MeetUp is held at a different member’s location, but always features something fun and interactive to do!

Chamber 101

Cost: FREE to attend
Frequency: Monthly (September to June)
Attendance: 20-30
Time Requirement: 1-2 hours (morning/afternoon)

Get an introduction to The Chamber, meet staff and get tips to leverage your membership, access cost-saving programs, and learn about career development opportunities and business resources.

Networking 101

Cost: FREE to attend (members only)
Frequency: Quarterly
Attendance: 20-30
Time Requirement: 1 hour (morning)

Networking 101 is the perfect environment to get more comfortable and efficient at leading productive and meaningful conversation, which will directly impact your ability to make profitable business connections through networking at all of our future events.

Annual General Meeting

Cost: FREE to attend (members only)
Frequency: Annual (October)
Attendance: 100
Time Requirement: 2 hours (morning/afternoon)

Join us as we celebrate all of the great moments and important accomplishments of the previous year, and look forward to another exciting year to come.

Chamber Golf Classic

Cost: $275 per golfer
Frequency: Annual (June)
Attendance: 150-200
Time Requirement: All day (8-10 hours)

The Chamber Classic is our annual golf tournament, co-hosted with the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce.

Get out of the office for the day and into the sun! Join us on the green for a friendly game of golf, make some new business contacts, and get to know your local Chamber of Commerce staff and how we can help you grow your business.

VIP Events

The deep-rooted history and reputation of The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce often attracts opportunities to bring in internationally-known figures and leaders. When we see value in that opportunity, firstly for our members and secondly for the city of Winnipeg, we’ll arrange a special VIP Event.