Manitoba Tourism Awards Winners 2015

17th Annual Manitoba Tourism Awards 

Each year, The Manitoba Tourism Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the provincial tourism industry. Manitoba continues to benefit from the work of all nominees who have gone above and beyond in promoting the province as a destination, providing memorable service to visitors, developing the tourism industry and more.

Congratulations to the nominees, finalists and winners in each of the eleven categories. For full biographies of each winner, visit Manitoba Tourism Awards.

Aboriginal Tourism Award: Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Going Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation 

Aspiring Youth Award: Sylvie Fouasse

Event of the Year Award - under $5,000: Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre - Unveiling of Suzy Mosasaur

Event of the Year Award - over $5,000: Virden Indoor Rodeo & Wild West Daze

Innovation Award: Assiniboine Park: Journey to Churchill

Marketing Excellence Award: Festival du Voyageur

Partnership Award: Parks Canada & Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba

Sustainable Tourism Award: Churchill Wild

Volunteer of the Year Award: Jane Graham

Award of Distinction - Individual: Gerry Turenne (posthumous)

Winnipeg Airports Authority Award of Distinction: Folklorama