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“Known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history. An aboriginal trading centre prior to the arrival of the Europeans, Winnipeg was at the heart of the country’s fur trade and instrumental in developing Canada’s gateway to the west. Home to a grain exchange that once rivaled the largest markets in the world, Winnipeg’s architecture and neighbourhoods reflect the profound character of this small prairie town.” – Tourism Winnipeg

SCMA’s National Conference and pre-conference seminars are packed with events that will fill your schedule quickly, so you may consider arriving early or staying through the following weekend to explore the city. The SCMA National Conference will be held at the RBC Convention Centre, located in the heart of Winnipeg, Manitoba. While in Winnipeg, be sure to sample the cuisine along Winnipeg’s culinary trail, visit the magnificent polar bears at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, and experience the artistic and cultural aspects of the city at one of its many galleries, museums or theatres.


#FindItDowntown Pass

Conference attendees can pick up a #finditdowntown pass at the conference registration desk. This pass provides delegates with exclusive access to discounts and unique experiences. Receive up to 20% off at various shops and restaurants in downtown Winnipeg. For a full list of discounts see the Downtown Winnipeg website.

Passes for Purchase

Winnipeg City Pass includes admission to the following top attractions in Winnipeg: 

Pass fee: Adult Pass: $29.00 | Child Pass: $19.00

Polar BearsPoints of Interest

Winnipeg Maps

Downtown Map

Walking Trails: 
Cornish Path | Gabrielle Roy Route | Old St. Boniface Route | The Loop Self-Guided Walking Trail

Winnipeg Events

Red River Exhibition
June 16 – 25, 2017
Only at The EX can you experience the sights, sounds, tastes and thrills of free nightly concerts, the world’s largest travelling midway, family-friendly attractions, and some of Manitoba’s finest art, photography, and agricultural exhibits and competitions. This 10-day festival starts on Friday, June 16 and ends on Sunday June 25, 2017. Be sure to Experience the rides, concerts, shows, food and more at The EX!

TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
June 15-25, 2017
Downtown Winnipeg comes alive with 11 days of outstanding live music from today's best local, national and international artists. More than 40,000 music fans fill the heart of Manitoba to enjoy exceptional music and the unique character of the historic Exchange District. Now in its 29th year, the festival is the largest downtown music event in Winnipeg.

winnipeg culture

Aboriginal Day
June 21, 2017
Aboriginal Day Live, an annual celebration of Canada’s National Aboriginal Day and the summer solstice, has been delighting audiences since 2007. The event features some of the most accomplished Aboriginal musicians, including award-winning and up-and-coming artists; it showcases talent from all genres, regions and nations; and ensures the recognition and inclusion of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

Winnipeg Transit

Enjoy FREE convenient transit service to Winnipeg’s major downtown destinations every day of the week! Get into The Downtown Spirit for the best shopping, dining, attractions and entertainment Winnipeg has to offer.

Click the following links to view maps and information on Downtown Spirit: 

Complete Downtown Spirit Network | 1 Downtown Spirit.pdf | 2 Downtown Spirit.pdf | 3 Downtown Spirit.pdf

For all other transit routes see the Winnipeg Transit Website.

Car Rental Options

Avis | Hertz | Enterprise  | U-Drive

Other Helpful Links

Tourism Winnipeg | Winnipeg Sun  | Travel Manitoba