New star of a Convention Center in a City of Human Rights and Orphaned Bears
There is a new star in the MICE world. It’s a shining star, and it’s the new convention center in Winnipeg, Canada. “It’s our time to shine. Now let us show you our stars.”, this is the message of the Uniquely Winnipeg Meeting team.
Chengdu, China has it’s world famous Panda Bears, Winnipeg has a conservation center of orphaned bears. Human rights are important in Winnipeg, so important the city has the only Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a world-class center of learning and dialogue focusing on human rights and social inclusion. Anyone visiting Winnipeg will remember.
Human rights, the bears, and the location is a key to success for Winnipeg’s $180+million expansion of their convention center, now providing 264,000 sq.ft or prime meeting space.
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg takes over two city blocks but is in walking distance to 2,500 hotel rooms with over 1,000 connected via a heated indoor skywalk system.
Winnipeg International airport is 15 minutes away. Winnipeg is located in the Canadian province of Manitoba, in the heart of Canada. The city has a lot of space. It’s 800,000 residents are proud to showcase new one-of-a-kind attractions and amenities to dazzle visitors and delegates alike.
Winnipeg can very well compete with most U.S. convention cities. Often flying from the US to Canada is significantly cheaper than flying domestically. A short flight from Denver or Chicago makes Winnipeg an easy to compete and an attractive alternative with latest facilities and lower cost.
Free WIFI is a given, an award-winning culinary team, banquet services for groups from 5 to 5000 are some of the given in Winnipeg.
All of this is coming with a soft and affordable Canadian Dollar, friendly midwest hospitality and some of the best steaks and fish in the world. Diverse restaurants, parks and green spaces, great hotels and venues, and a vibrant arts and culture scene ads to this Canadian destination.
Since 2007, the convention center has been a BOMA BESt certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association. BESt stands for Building Environmental Standards, and BESt-certified buildings lead the way in energy and water conservation, waste reduction, indoor air quality and operational best practices. There are currently more than 3,500 certified BOMA BESt buildings in Canada, with over 40 in Manitoba, making this program Canada’s leading environmental certification program for commercial buildings.
Gillian Chester, Manager of Communication is ready to explain more.
More information on Winnipeg can be found on www.tourismwinnipeg.com