Our 2022 Ministers’ Dinner is a wrap, and thanks to essential sponsor support and lively participation, it was a fabulous event!

 Thank you to everyone who joined us for networking and a night of dialogue, discussion, and even some good old-fashioned debate. As we reflect on the evening’s highlights — which included incredible appetizers and a delicious meal, a crane!, and a $5,000 donation to the Ukrainian-Canadian Congress from the proceeds of the event to support Ukrainian refugees — we are deeply appreciative.

We would like to thank our Cabinet Ministers and Senior Government Officials, including PC Caucus Chair, Greg Nesbitt, MLA for Radisson, James Teitsma, and Secretary to the Economic Development Board of Cabinet, Michael Swistun, who dedicated their evenings to networking with Manitoba’s business community. We would like to especially thank Ministers Audrey Gordon, Cliff Cullen, and Cameron Friesen for helping to close the evening with an engaging fireside conversation. Thank you also to all of the evening’s speakers, who continually teach us so much about their industries’ contributions to the economy, and remind us why we’re all in the room together.

  • Michelle Kuly, Principal, Blueprint Inc, and 2022-23 chair, Manitoba Chambers of Commerce
  • Julie Friesen, President, Manitoba Real Estate Association
  • Kim Kline, President, Bioscience Association Manitoba
  • Rick Préjet, Chair, Manitoba Pork Council
  • Kelly Wallace, Vice President & District Manager, PCL Constructors Canada
  • Chris Lorenc, President, Manitoba Heavy Construction Association
  • Joanne Lewandoski, President, Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council

 Sincere gratitude to our partners, supporters, and sponsors who made this event possible:

  • Presenting: Manitoba Heavy Construction Association, Manitoba Pork Council, Manitoba Real Estate Association
  • Supporting: CN, PCL and TC Energy
  • Dinner: Bioscience Association Manitoba
  • Reception: Red River College Polytechnic
  • Beer: Beer Canada
  • Wine: Credit Union Central of Manitoba
  • Dessert: Rogers Communications
  • Table sponsors: Canada Life, Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba, Dairy Farmers of Manitoba, Johnston Group, Miller Environmental, Preset Piling Ltd., Winnipeg Construction Association 
  • And our professional service providers: Print Pro Winnipeg, The Fort Garry and Fort Garry Place, Encore Global, Simply Perfect Decor

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