This year marks our 15th annual awards celebration. Our 2019 recipients are strong and vibrant Indigenous entrepreneurs who are invested in the wider Winnipeg community. Please join us as we celebrate the 15th annual Visionary Indigenous Business Excellence (VIBE) Awards recipients, HUB Technology Solutions and BeYOUTee School, Factory & Bar on November 7, 2019 at the Fort Garry Hotel.
Be●YOU●Tee Factory, Bar, and School is an innovative company consisting of three division. Be●YOU●Tee Inc. opened in 2014, with a vision is to empower, educate, and instil confidence in clients. To date, the school has mentored and graduated over 400 men and women to become make-up artists and become first-time business owners.
Be●YOU●Tee Bar offers full service luxury salon experiences at its location in the Corydon Village area, specializing in makeup, hair, lash extensions, waxing, laser, and nail services. They also offer wedding and private party services.
Angie Zachary - owner and founder of Be●YOU●Tee – is a member of the Peguis First Nation and dedicates herself to giving back to the community. Over the years she has contributed time, make-up, and funds in support of The Dream Factory, Variety Club, Ronald McDonald House, and The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba, The Aboriginal Film Festival.
Be●YOU●Tee regularly offers donates time and services to ensure that Indigenous women feel special and receive top-notch salon treatment for both Galentine’s Day at Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development’s (CAHRD) annual graduation ceremony.
"I grew up in Winnipeg, where I witnessed the toll racism takes on many of our youth,” said Angie of her experience as an Indigenous youth. “Receiving this award helps [me] to be a role model and further empower other young Indigenous women on their journey of self-discovery and to make their dream a reality.”
For over 25 years, HUB Technology Solutions has grown to provide professional information technology consulting and project management services to small and medium sized businesses in Canada and the United States.
Through the years, HUB has grown from a modest two-person operation to a strong, dynamic organization with over 20 employees and more than 100 active clients throughout Manitoba, Canada, and the US.
Having lived and raised his family in Winnipeg, McLennan has deep roots in the community. McLennan believes in building strong relationships with clients, community, and his employees. HUB solutions offers employees’ paid personal time to volunteer for charitable organizations of their choice, supports the Christmas Cheer board, Winnipeg Harvest food drives, Bell Let’s Talk Day, Pink Shirt Day, and International Women’s Day, and supports employees with paid education programs. Further, HUB offers its employees paid education programs.
HUB has partnered with the Manitoba Métis Federation Employment and Training to bring the Red River Business Information Technology (BIT) program to the HUB team. McLennan is a proud member of the Métis Business Club and has been actively involved with the Winnipeg Métis Liberty Local, working on fundraising and raising awareness for youth bursary opportunities.