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.
At a recent plaque presentation, the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg honoured the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) with induction into its prestigious Ambassador Plaque program.
The Ambassador Plaque Wall of Fame on the main floor of the RBC Convention Centre has a new addition.
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.
November 13, 2012 — At an event today with partners, industry leaders and clients the Winnipeg Convention Centre unveiled detailed plans of the $180+million expansion to the 37-year-old facility.
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.