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Asper School of Business

Winemaking pioneer, iconic beverage brand creator, philanthropist, and successful Canadian entrepreneur Anthony von Mandl announced as 2023 IDEA recipient

December 1, 2022 — 
Anthony von Mandl, O.C., O.B.C, Founder, Owner & CEO, The Mark Anthony Group of Companies, will be the recipient of the 2023 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award.


Kyla Mae Dacanay

Asper School of Business

From student leader to global leader

April 18, 2022 — 
Asper CSA President Kyla Mae Dacanay provides her personal perspective on her chance to interview Indra Nooyi, this 2022 IDEA recipient.

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Indra Nooyi

Asper School of Business

IDEA student event featuring iconic global leader Indra Nooyi

March 23, 2022 — 
The Associates of the Asper School of Business invite UM students to get up close and personal with Indra Nooyi, one of the world’s most admired and influential business leaders, on May 3, 2022

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Influential business leader and revered role model Indra Nooyi announced as 2022 IDEA recipient

December 7, 2021 — 
Will be presented with the IDEA award at the 2022 IDEA dinner on May 3

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Dr. Ernest Rady [BComm/58, LLB/62, LLD/15]. // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

IDEA event postponed until May 27, 2021

August 7, 2020 — 
After an extensive review the IDEA committee has decided to further postpone IDEA to May 27, 2021. 

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Dr. Ernest Rady [BComm/58, LLB/62, LLD/15]. // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

Alumnus Dr. Ernest Rady announced as 2020 IDEA recipient

November 27, 2019 — 
The Associates of the Asper School of Business at UM have announced that Dr. Ernest Rady is the recipient of the 2020 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

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Dr. Hartley T. Richardson with Dr. Gady Jacoby, dean, I.H. Asper School of Business

2019 IDEA recipient gives advice to Asper students

May 23, 2019 — 
Yesterday morning, Winnipeg business and community leader Dr. Hartley T. Richardson, recipient of the 2019 IDEA Award, met and spoke with more than 100 University of Manitoba students and faculty at the Asper School of Business.

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Hartley T. Richardson.

Business and community leader Hartley T. Richardson announced as 2019 IDEA recipient

September 6, 2018 — 
For only the third time in its 36-year history, a Manitoba entrepreneur will be the recipient of the University of Manitoba’s International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA)


Arianna Huffington.

Arianna Huffington recipient of the 2018 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

June 14, 2018 — 
Arianna Huffington is founder of The Huffington Post and founder and CEO of Thrive Global



Asper School of Business

Arianna Huffington to speak to students

June 4, 2018 — 
Business icon Arianna Huffington will speak with University of Manitoba students at the Asper School of Business on Tuesday, June 12.


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