Brandon’s first ever Food Truck Warz has been nominated in the category of “Event of the Year” at this year’s Tourism Westman Awards Gala to be held next month in Gladstone. Food Truck Warz took place in Brandon, MB in September of 2017. The event played host to 17 gourmet food trucks from all over the province and attracted over 20,000 people to the 2-day event.
“It’s quite the honour” said event co-organizer Darrly Wolski when he heard the event had been nominated. “I am very proud of the effort we put forth in hosting the event and we are looking forward to making this year’s event even bigger and better” added Darryl.
The evening recognizes and celebrates the exceptional individuals, businesses, organizations and communities within the Westman region that have made significant contributions to tourism development and promotion over the past year. Other nominess for Event of Year include: Brandon Cruise Nights, Camp Hughes Heritage Day, Grimm Acres Scare Away Cancer, Neepawa Street Party, Westman Multicultural Festival and the Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships.
In addition to Event of the Year, awards will also be handed out in five other categories including Aspiring Youth, Marketing Excellence, Partnership, Service Excellence, and Volunteer of the Year. Award winners will be announced at the Tribute to Tourism Gala being held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at the Gladstone Community Centre. Winners will be nominated for the chance to advance to the Manitoba Tourism Awards for a chance to be recognized at a Provincial level.