Oct 24-25, 2023 – 2023 MARR Forum (Viscount Gort Hotel & Conference Centre, Winnipeg)

Registration to the 2023 MARR Manitoba Community Recycling & Waste Reduction Forum is now open!
Date: Oct 24-25, 2023
Location: Viscount Gort Hotel Banquet and Conference Centre, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg


The 2023 Forum will include two days of events designed specifically for municipalities, Indigenous communities, recycling and waste management service providers, Producer Responsibility Organizations and anyone involved or interested in delivering successful local and regional waste reduction programs.

Similar to past years, the general format for the Forum will include three events:
• October 24th Morning – special information sessions (The morning sessions are open to anyone interested but the Agenda will be related to waste management in First Nations, Indigenous, northern remote communities and smaller municipalities.)
• October 24th Afternoon – site tours (Exner e-waste and St. Francis-Xavier waste transfer site have been confirmed as tour hosts; a third site may be added)
• October 25th – Full day of workshops, panel discussions, trade show and other learning and networking opportunities

All three events are open to anyone interested and you have the option to select and pay for only the events you wish to attend. Pricing for each event is shown in the table below.

Event MARR Member* Price Non-Member Price
October 24 – morning sessions

$149 per person

(includes lunch)

$179 per person

(includes lunch)

October 24 – bus tour $50 per person $70 per person
Oct 25 – Full Day, all sessions $159 per person $229 per person


You can expect another full line-up of knowledgeable speakers plus interactive panel discussions on topics to help you deliver efficient and effective recycling and waste reduction programs. We’ll send out the final Agenda once all details are confirmed. You can also watch for regular updates here at the MARR website.

Need a hotel room? Make sure to book before Sep 23, 2023 to get the block rate.

MARR has blocked off 25 hotel rooms at the Viscount Gort Hotel under the Group name Manitoba Association of Regional Recyclers. The discounted rate is $150/night plus applicable taxes. If you’re interested in reserving a room, please call the hotel reservations desk directly at 204-775-0451 or 800-665-1122.

*Note that the rooms are only being held until Sept 23, 2023 and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Book yours soon!