Press Releases

35th Ambassador Plaque Unveiled

In recognition of their outstanding contributions to the planning and organization of the International Downtown Association Annual Conference and Tradeshow in September 2017, the RBC Convention Centre acknowledged the Downtown Biz, Exchange Biz and West End Biz with the induction into its prestigious Ambassador Plaque Program.

New President & CEO Announced

After 25 years at the helm of the RBC Convention Centre, President and CEO Klaus Lahr will be retiring this spring. Following a lengthy search, Crystal Laborero, Board Chair, and Search Committee Chair Danny Akman, announced today that Drew Fisher will be appointed to the position effective March 15, 2018.

Naming Rights Partnership with RBC Announced as Work Begins

July 2, 2013 – The Winnipeg Convention Centre will now be known as the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, thanks to a naming rights partnership agreement between the Convention Centre and RBC Royal Bank. As construction begins on the empty parking lot on York Avenue, today’s announcement is another chapter in the over $180+million expansion and renovation project.

Winnipeg Convention Centre Announces Naming Rights Opportunity

January 31, 2013 – The Winnipeg Convention Centre is pleased to announce its search for a naming rights partner. With an extensive $180+ million expansion and renovation underway at the Winnipeg Convention Centre, this is a unique opportunity with tremendous potential for the partnership, the facility and the city.