Manitoba Tourism Awards
October 4, 2016
5:30pm – Registration Opens
5:30pm – Cocktails
6:00pm – Celebration Begins!
Every year, the Manitoba Tourism Awards, presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, recognize outstanding contributions to the provincial tourism industry, including promoting Manitoba as a quality destination, ensuring an exceptional visitor experience and fostering a professional tourism industry.
Finalists for the 18th Annual Tourism Awards will be announced by mid-September.
Congratulation to the winners of the 17th Annual 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