5th Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2019 Luncheon

Congratulations to our Business Partners!


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Keynote Speaker: Ibrahim ‘Obby’ Khan

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Following his 9-year CFL career, Obby has made Winnipeg his home, and has kept busy carving out his name in the restaurant scene, including Shawarma Khan. Whether it is his involvement with charities, his work with different faith communities, or how he approaches everyday conversations, Obby always aims to act on the values he’s learned from his family, his community and his religion.


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2019 Manitoba Start Employer Awards 

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.

AWARD CATEGORIES

1. Manitoba Start Employer Partner of the Year

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 2017.

Nomination submission questions:

1. When did your partnership with Manitoba Start begin?

2. How has the Manitoba Start partnership assisted you in achieving your organization/business goals? (250 words max.)

3. Discuss what supports you provide to ensure the success of your newcomer employees? For example: recruitment, orientation/onboarding, training, career development? (250 words max.)

2. Manitoba Start Legacy Award For Excellence

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 3 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. How has the continued partnership with Manitoba Start assisted you in achieving your organization/business goals? (250 words max.)

4. Discuss what supports you provide to ensure the success of your newcomer employees? For example: recruitment, orientation/onboarding, training, career development? (250 words max.)

5. What has been the long-term impact of hiring skilled/internationally trained newcomers for your business and your workforce? (250 words max.)

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

Award recipients will receive:

  • 2 complimentary tickets to the Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2019 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, social media and in the Manitoba Start Business Centre
  • Exclusive use of the Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2019 logo
  • Celebration of 2019 Manitoba Start Employer Awards recipients published post-event in the Winnipeg Free Press

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