World Trade Centre Winnipeg
The World Trade Centre Winnipeg (WTC Winnipeg) is a bilingual private sector-led organization and member of the Canada Business Network. The WTC Winnipeg caters to the business community by acting as an information portal for Manitoba entrepreneurs.
Equipped with access to extensive market research databases and privileged access to global leaders through its World Trade Centers Association membership, the WTC Winnipeg is a key resource for those seeking comprehensive information, research and connections. We also identify ways of simplifying the import/export process for your products in the right markets with the right partners.
Our core objective is to work with Manitoba companies in gaining the confidence, training, tools and network of contacts essential to compete locally, nationally and internationally.
Mariette Mulaire Bio
Born in St-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba, Mariette Mulaire has served as President and CEO of the World Trade Centre Winnipeg since its official opening in April 2013. She also sits on the World Trade Centers Association’s Board of Directors. Prior to that, she was the President and CEO of ANIM since its inception in 2007, where her involvement in numerous economic development initiatives on behalf of Manitoba included spearheading the creation and hosting of Centrallia, the first international B2B forum of its kind in Western Canada.
Mariette Mulaire’s participation in national associations and initiatives includes serving on the Boards of Directors of the Bank of Canada and Canada-Israel Industrial Research Development Foundation (CIIRDF) as well as the Advisory Board of the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). She was co-chair of the Canada Summer Games 2017 Host Society and spokesperson for Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie in 2017 and 2018. In 2018, she was named one of the top 10 most influential Canadian Francophones by Francopresse.
She was awarded the Ordre des francophones d’Amérique in 2010, was the 2011 recipient of the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction award in the “Leadership” category, and received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. She was the 2015 recipient of the Award of Excellence – Promotion of Linguistic Duality from the Commissioner of Official languages. She received the Prix Riel and the Prix Maurice Gauthier in 2017 in recognition of her ongoing commitment to the promotion of linguistic duality in Manitoba and Canada.
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Mariette Mulaire: President and CEO of the World Trade Centre Winnipeg