Awards of Distinction

Client: Province of Manitoba

Dates: November 2, 2017 | November 3, 2016 |November 5, 2015

Location: RBC Convention Centre

Attendance: 300


The Awards of Distinction is held annually during the Apprenticeship Recognition Week. This gala dinner and ceremony recognizes the outstanding contributions of employers, journeypersons and instructors in the Manitoba apprenticeship and certification system and the skilled trades in general. Award recipients are nominated by industry stakeholders, employers, colleagues, friends and family members. This event acknowledges the support and commitment of the Provincial Advisory Committee and the Apprenticeship and Certification Board members.

The 10th Annual Awards of Distinction Gala Dinner was held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the RBC Convention Centre. Minister Ian Wishart welcomed guests during the opening remarks, while Kate Campbell, Founder of KateBuilds Inc. and a HGTV host gave an entertaining and informative keynote address. A total of 16 nominees in all award categories were recognized for their dedication to the apprenticeship and certification system in Manitoba.