Employer Awards

3rd Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017 Luncheon

Join us in recognizing Manitoba businesses that access world-class talent and staffing resources at Manitoba Start to strategically build a culture of diversity and inclusion within their organizations!

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3rd Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017 Luncheon

 Thursday, May 18, 2017,11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, Winnipeg

 

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Featuring Keynote Speaker: Art DeFehr, Manitoba Business Leader, Philanthropist and Humanitarian

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Questions? Contact awards@manitobastart.com or 204-944-8833 ext. 112


2017 Manitoba Start Employer Awards Nomination Process – is now closed.  Winning organizations will be notified by April 21st.

The Manitoba Start Employer Awards recognize Manitoba businesses who access our world-class talent and resources to strategically build a culture of diversity and inclusion within their organizations.

Manitoba Start invites nominations for the 2017 Manitoba Start Employer Awards. The nomination process is open from February 1st – April 5th 2017. Nominations can only be submitted electronically through the links below.

By submitting a nomination for the Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017, your organization grants to Manitoba Start the rights, title and interest to reproduce the work reference in the nomination for media, print and electronic venues. Manitoba Start will consult with your organization prior to publication.

AWARD CATEGORIES

1. Manitoba Start Employer Partner of the Year – (max. 5 partners awarded annually)

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The Employer Partner of the Year award recognizes an organization that is highly engaged in driving change to increase newcomer inclusivity in the workplace. This organization has been a partner of Manitoba Start since 2015.

Nomination submission questions:

  1. When did your partnership with Manitoba Start begin?
  2. Has your organization won a Manitoba Start Employer Award?
  3. What Manitoba Start programs did you participated in during 2016? For example: Job Matching, Diversity & Intercultural Training, English at Work, Work Experience, Networking events (Industry Insights, Shared Success, Career Month, Mentoring, Employer Café, Information Sessions).
  4. How has the Manitoba Start partnership assisted you in achieving your organization/business goals? (250 words max.)
  5. Discuss what supports you provide to ensure the success of your newcomer employees? For example: recruitment, orientation/onboarding, training, career development? (250 words max.)
  6. What has been the impact of hiring skilled/internationally trained newcomers for your business and your workforce? (250 words max.)

Ready to submit your nomination, click here!

2. Manitoba Start Legacy Award For Excellence – (max. 5 partners awarded annually)

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The Legacy Award for Excellence recognizes a distinguished organization for its contributions to the advancement of highly skilled newcomers in Manitoba and is an advocate for newcomer employment and inclusion. This Business Champion has strategically embedded processes which value the skills that internationally trained workers add to their business through their demonstrated excellence in their practices. This organization has been a partner of Manitoba Start for the past 5 years as well as a previous Manitoba Start Employer Award winner.

Nomination submission questions:

  1. When did your partnership with Manitoba Start begin?
  2. When did your organization win a Manitoba Start award?
  3. What Manitoba Start programs do you regularly participated in? For example: Job Matching, Diversity & Intercultural Training, English at Work, Work Experience, Networking events (Industry Insights, Shared Success, Career Month, Mentoring, Employer Café, Information Sessions).
  4. How has the continued partnership with Manitoba Start assisted you in achieving your organization/business goals? (250 words max.)
  5. Discuss what supports you provide to ensure the success of your newcomer employees? For example: recruitment, orientation/onboarding, training, career development? (250 words max.)
  6. What has been the long-term impact of hiring skilled/internationally trained newcomers for your business and your workforce? (250 words max.)

Ready to submit your nomination, click here!

Selection Process

Nominations are reviewed by the Selection Committee comprised of Manitoba Start representatives, both Board and Management. Utilizing the nomination submission and Manitoba Start data, the Selection Committee will collectively choose the award recipients based on the organization’s ability to demonstrate their commitment to ensuring the success of internationally trained newcomers within their organization. Winning organizations will be notified one month prior to the event.

Award Recipient Benefits

Awards will be presented at the 3rd Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017 Luncheon on Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, Winnipeg.

Award recipients will receive:

  • 2 complimentary tickets to the Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017 Luncheon
  • Manitoba Start Employer Awards Certificate of Recognition (and trophy for Partner of the Year)
  • Opportunity to deliver a 2 minute speech
  • Manitoba Start publicity: highlighted on Manitoba Start website and through social media
  • Manitoba Start Business Centre
  • Exclusive use of the Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017 logo
  • Celebration of 2017 Manitoba Start Employer Awards recipients published in the Winnipeg Free Press

For more information and/or questions, contact us at awards@manitobastart.com or 204-944-8833 ext. 112.

“You were always ready to supply me with great prospects.”

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Ahmed, Associate Owner, Shoppers Drug Mart (2422)

“Manitoba Start knows how to support and get new Manitobans off to a great start!”

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Leslie Wilson, HR Coordinator, Visions of Independence