Note: The numbering system connects the goals and activities to the Implementation Plan.
Goals of the Winter Economy Pillar:
- E1 - Increase the capacity and sustainability of Edmonton's winter festivals
- E2 - Develop a four-seasons patio culture
- E3 - Become a world leader in innovative winter-related business/industry
What we were up to this past winter:
Co-hosted For the Love of Winter: Fashion Design Competition and Fashion Show in conjunction with . (Action E3.4)
Hosted a workshop for hospitality industry representatives to explore ways to promote a four-season patio culture. (Action E2.1)
Published and distributed over 9,000 Things to look forward to this winter!: Edmonton's Winter Festival and Events booklets across the city (in support of Goals E1, S1 and S2).
What we’re working on now:
Coordinating the preparation of a business plan for a new winter festival coordinating body. (Action E1.1)
Exploring development of a winter patio development program. (Action E2.1)
Participating in dialogue about amending provincial alcohol restrictions. (Action E2.2)
If you know of any local businesses or organizations that thrive in or embrace winter, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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