Make a real impact on Winnipeg

YES! Winnipeg is Economic Development Winnipeg’s business development team, promoting our city as the ideal location for new business, expansion, investment and top talent. We serve as a concierge for businesses, making it easy to grow and invest in Winnipeg through a suite of specialized services, market intelligence and valuable business connections.

YES! Winnipeg was created by private sector leaders. Our ability to make a strong economic impact on our city is contingent on our continued partnership with the business community and government.

logo - Real Impact: YES! Winnipeg Campaign 2025Winnipeg is at a pivotal moment in its evolution. Business attraction, foreign direct investment and new industry growth are all driving the city’s economic sectors forward. We are being internationally recognized as an affordable place to do business that offers a strong strategic location, talented workforce and a high quality of life.

Our new five-year investment campaign, Real Impact, will take Winnipeg to new heights and raise the bar of what’s possible for our great city.

2025 Campaign Launch Video

Campaign Goals

create 10,000 jobs

10,000 jobs

(direct, indirect, and induced)

attract $350M in capital investment

$350 M

In capital investment

generate $900M in GDP

$900 M

In GDP (aggregate economic impact)

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Investment Levels

When you commit to a five-year annual investment in YES! Winnipeg, you become a recognized leader in the growth of our city and have access to an array of high-value, annual and year-round benefits available exclusively to our investors.

Benefits of a long-term partnership with YES! Winnipeg

Review a full breakdown of our investment benefits

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Make an impact on our city and your business by being a thought leader, influencing initiatives and strategies to ensure Winnipeg is globally competitive.

icon - Gain Insight

Gain valuable insights to make informed decisions with access to current economic data and industry experts.

icon - Networking

Connect to decision makers and influencers who have a direct impact on your business through strategic introductions.

icon - Enhance your profile

Enhance your profile as a progressive, visionary company that is invested in the future of Winnipeg.

icon - Boost your presence

Boost your presence with our engaged community of decision makers, partners, and business leaders through our online and social media platforms (combined reach of 10,000+).

icon - Return on Investment

Real return on your investment - every $1 invested in YES! Winnipeg = $60 in GDP generated and $79 in capital invested.

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Receive an annual statement that outlines the economic impact of every dollar you invest in YES! Winnipeg.


Join world-class businesses and be a part of the YES! Winnipeg investor network.

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YES! Successes

Thanks to support from the private sector, YES! Winnipeg can celebrate successes that have created jobs, attracted capital investment and driven Winnipeg’s economy forward.

The Ripple Effect

There is a ripple effect when businesses succeed in Winnipeg. Top reasons why economic development is critical to the growth of Winnipeg's economy.

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YES! Winnipeg investors are innovative, collaborative and successful.  Explore our Investor Insights series where we talk to industry leaders about how they tackle business challenges and contribute to the growth of Winnipeg's economy.

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