FEX Manitoba Family Enterprise of the Year Award



FEX Manitoba is proud to announce Barkman Concrete Ltd. as the 2019 Family Enterprise of the Year Award Recipient.

View the official press release here.

Thank you to our award finalists!

Doreen Bissett School of Dance | Bottle Family

Nelson Financial Consultants | Nelson Family

View the official press release here.

FEX Manitoba is proud to announce Barkman Concrete as the 2019 Family Enterprise of the Year Award winner. FEX Manitoba is proud to showcase successful Family Businesses through the 12th annual Manitoba Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA), to be presented at our annual gala awards dinner that will take place on March 19, 2019 at the Inn at the Forks, hosted by the Family Enterprise Xchange Manitoba Chapter. The purpose of this national program is to recognize, celebrate and promote the achievements of Canadian family businesses and the considerable contribution they make to both their local communities and our national economy. The Manitoba award recipient will be eligible for the National award.

Join us for a cocktail reception and dinner, family finalist presentations, and a FEYA award ceremony in a celebration of the family enterprise community. We are pleased to announce that Dave Angus, Vice President Chamber Relations of Johnston Group, Inc. will MC our event. The evening will feature presentations by our family finalists, followed by the announcement of the 2019 FEX Manitoba Family Enterprise of the Year Award Recipient as selected by this year's selection committee:

Sandra Altner | CEO, Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
Chuck Davidson | President & CEO the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce
Kirk Johnson | Dean, School of Business & Applied Arts, School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts at Red River College

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Inn at the Forks
Tickets: Member $140 pp + tax | Member Table $1200 + tax
Non-Members $170 pp + tax | Non-Member Table $1500 + tax

This outstanding event sells out each year!

Click here to register and guarantee your space at a table.

For more information about FEYA and the 2019 Application process, click here

The award enables us to publicly celebrate the successes of family business - ones that can inspire others. These stories showcase family businesses that demonstrate many layers of success through drive, dedication, and commitment to employees and the community at large. To be eligible for the award, applicants must be a "family-owned business", defined as a private or public company, organization, or holding company that has the following characteristics: is Canadian, mutli-generational, and employs more than one family member.

Watch our past award winners!

2018: Falcon Trails Resort
2017: Pizza Express
2016: Independent Jewellers 
2015: C&T Rentals & Sales Ltd. 
2014: Welders Supplies Ltd. 
2013: Phoenix Recycling Inc. 
2012: Princess Auto (The Princess Group) 
2011: Chabot Implements Co. Ltd. 
2009: Manrex Ltd. 
2008: McNally Robinson Booksellers 
2007 Vector Construction
1992: Duha Color Services


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