Media Release

Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. Hosts Annual General Meeting, Laying Groundwork for Future Growth and Development

April 20, 2011: Winnipeg, MB – Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. hosted their annual general meeting on Thursday April 14, 2011 with the key message of stimulating economic growth in the city. A year after restructuring and developing the new Economic Development Winnipeg and Tourism Winnipeg brands, the group presented a clear, concise organizational framework with which to move forward.

At the meeting, Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. was presented with a plaque from Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) for completing their Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP). The program consists of a set of voluntary standards designed to enhance performance, improve best practices and increase credibility.

Highlights of 2010 include:

Looking forward, Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. has already secured 196 future meetings and conventions to be held between 2010 and 2016, and has secured 27 future sports and special events to be held into 2013.

Download a copy of the 2010 Annual Report.

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About Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.
Led by a private sector board, Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. is an arm’s-length organization focused on economic development and tourism development. Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. is strategically focused on being a leader in stimulating economic growth for the city of Winnipeg.

For further information contact:
Nisha Tuli
Manager, Communications and Media Relations
Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.
P: 204.954.1977
nishat@economicdevelopmentwinnipeg.com

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