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Economic Development Winnipeg launches new talent attraction tools

March 15, 2019

WINNIPEG, MB – Economic Development Winnipeg is launching new web tools to help attract talent and investment to the city.

These tools, which include newly restructured websites and a new tourism video, highlighting the city’s unique advantages and culture, will help sell Winnipeg to a global audience.

A new economic development resource site, administered by Canadian firm LocalIntel, allows users to access Winnipeg-specific data more applicable to their needs. This information can be used by companies and site selectors to learn more about the city.

A reconstructed tourism website features more options to explore the city’s events and attractions, while better supporting mobile functionality and location-based customization.

new tourism video highlights many of the city’s unique attractions including its four-season appeal, arts and culture offerings, multicultural experiences, and burgeoning local food scene.

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About Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.

Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. (EDW) is the lead economic development agency for Winnipeg. EDW facilitates investment promotion and attraction, capacity building, tourism development and the management of market data. By utilizing competitive intelligence and by fostering relationships with industry leaders, government officials and community stakeholders, EDW evaluates potential opportunities and innovation drivers to develop key industries and define opportunities for future economic growth. EDW also supports targeted sector, community and social development, and promotes Winnipeg’s diverse economy and high quality of life.

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For further information, please contact:

Matt Schaubroeck

Manager, Corporate Communications

Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.

Phone: 204.954.1961 Cell: 204.791.3323

Email: matt@edwinnipeg.com

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