The United Way GenNext Summit is an annual, one-day development and networking conference organized by the United Way. Held in cities across the country, the GenNext Summit is an opportunity for Canada’s next generation of leaders to gather, listen, discuss, challenge and be inspired. In Winnipeg, the GenNext Summit brings together over 300 [...]
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This week’s Creative Crush has done what many of us wish we could do (read: just go for it!). She’s turned her pop culture obsession into a business. Margaret Kalejta is the CEO, designer, production manager, and assistant at Party Mountain Paper Co. In other words, Margaret is the creative brain behind some of [...]
Kensington Homes has been in Winnipeg since 1972. They have an established brand with a reputation for caring about homeowners. One of their strongest marketing assets is positive word-of-mouth—a good referral is important in any industry, but is especially so in the real estate industry where customers are often making the largest investment of [...]
The general public often has pre-conceived notions about insurance companies. That view is one that is highly corporate and inflexible. Ask the average person their thoughts on the insurance industry in general and the answer is frequently a recount of a frustrating previous experience. Johnston Group, however, is a different kind of insurance company. Yet, their branding reflected the industry in general rather than what makes them different, which is that they are [...]
The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA) is a non-profit corporation that advocates and promotes the advancement of the profession of kinesiology in Canada. It is the unifying voice for kinesiology in Canada and represents nine provincial kinesiology associations and over 4,000 affiliated Kinesiologists. Their goal is to push the science of kinesiology forward. Understanding the Challenge As [...]
Established in 1901, Winnipeg’s Balmoral Hall School (BH) has been inspiring girls’ imagination and courage to excel, to reach, to learn and to care. When it opened almost 120 years ago, it was one of the few options for a girl’s education and quickly became the most prestigious school west of Toronto. [...]
If you live in Winnipeg, you’ve definitely seen the Beeproject Apiaries honey jars at your favorite coffee shop. What started as an experiment has now turned into a community-based business that combines urban beekeeping, education, and community engagement. Chris and Lindsay, the husband and wife duo behind Beeproject Apiaries, started their business with only [...]
Pandr Design Co. is a team of boss ladies based in Southern California. Roxy and Phoebe, the co-founders and owners of Pandr Design Co., are on a mission to crush the stereotype of the starving artist through bold and unapologetic murals. They cater to businesses looking to up their Instagramability, making bright and unique [...]
We were lucky to tour the facilities at Princess Auto’s HQ in Winnipeg recently and were floored by how much their marketing team handles in-house. They’ve built a production studio to meet their own video needs, and a dedicated staff member is solely responsible for augmenting user-generated content, which primarily celebrates really amazing DIY [...]
Turning a hobby into a successful career is the dream of many — made suddenly a little more conceivable with the ability to gain widespread recognition online. Carly Kuhn has successfully achieved both. Known on the Internet as The Cartorialist, Carly has successfully leveraged her Instagram fame to build a new career that embodies [...]