Manitoba Chinese Business Gala (MCBG) is Manitoba’s biggest event of its kind. Hosted by IDO Media, it celebrates the Chinese Lunar New Year, and highlights the remarkable efforts of businesses and entrepreneurs in our province’s Chinese community.

IDO Media is a national, full-service marketing agency with its head office in Winnipeg. We specialize in cross-cultural marketing to the Chinese community in Canada. We represent 500+ Canadian businesses and have successfully connected our clients with Chinese consumers, generating new leads and revenues via effective campaigns.

2020 Manitoba Chinese Business Gala

This is our fourth year hosting the Manitoba Chinese Business Gala. MCBG 2020 is the time of celebration. Witness unique performances that portray the cultural authenticity. Join the community in celebration of the biggest festival in China.

MCBG 2020 is also a great opportunity to meet over 300 business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and influential members of the Chinese community. From attending cross-cultural specialists, you will learn about the potential of doing business with local and international Chinese markets. Meet our seasoned marketers and learn about how to effectively communicate your unique products, services and values to the Chinese consumers.

Finally, MCBG 2020 is also the time of acknowledgment. This event highlights the remarkable efforts of businesses and entrepreneurs in our province’s rapidly growing Chinese community. This year, we honour five award recipients, recognizing their outstanding achievement in work dedication and excellence, innovative business achievements, and community service.

Whether you are looking to grow your business form new partnerships, learn about the local Chinese community in Winnipeg, or simply want to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year - we wish to invite you as our valued guest to join us for the Fourth Manitoba Chinese Business Gala.


  • 5:30pm
    Door Opens
    • Pre-function area opens, meet with our sponsors and network as the event is unfolding
  • 6:00pm
    • 300 business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and influential members of the Chinese community from various industries and sectors will meet and greet
    • Engage the local Chinese community and strike East-West exchanges
  • 6:30pm
    Food & Wine Starts
    • Enjoy the wonderful blend of Chinese-Western Passed Appetizers reception
    • Buffet-style food stations: Vodka Chili Garlic Shrimp Flambé / Carved Char Siu Porkloin / Cashew Chicken Stir-fry with Egg Noodle
    • Dessert Station by Banana Boat / Bubble Tea station by INCHA
    • One complimentary beverage/liquor per guest and full cash bar services
  • 7:00pm
    Lion Dance & Chinese traditional performances
    • Chinese traditional New Year Lion Dance
    • Chinese cultural performers from 2019 Folklorama festival
    • Food serving ends, cash bar remains in service
  • 7:30pm
    Formal Greeting
    • Welcome speech from the host - IDO Media
    • Presenting partner & sponsor speech - TBD
    • Greetings from government officials - TBD
  • 8:00pm
    Awards Ceremony
    • Video clips of the candidate playing
    • Award Introduction & Presentation
       - Chinese Business of the Year Award, presented by TBD
       - Community Service Award, presented by TBD
       - Customer Service Award, presented by TBD
       - Chinese Consumer Choice Award, presented by TBD
  • 8:30pm
    Lucky Prize Draw and closing performance
    • Prizes for the Lucky Prize Draw are to be determined
    • Final cultural fusion performance
    • Cash bar closes
  • 9:00pm
    Closing Remarks
    • Closing remarks and networking

2019 Business Gala Recall

Judging Committees

Jon Reyes

MLA for St. Norbert

Markus Chambers

Deputy Mayor City of Winnipeg

Janice Lukes

City Councillor for Waverley West

Terry Duguid

MP for Winnipeg South