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Windsor, April 29, 2024 – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce (WERCC), in partnership with the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce and the Leamington District Chamber of Commerce, is thrilled to announce that Windsor-Essex will host the 2025 Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Convention.

“This is an exciting opportunity to showcase Windsor-Essex to Chamber network executives and business leaders from across Ontario,” said Rakesh Naidu, WERCC President and CEO. Together with our local Chamber Partners in Amherstburg and Leamington, this will be a key moment to make our region known across Ontario as an investment and tourist destination.”

The OCC consists of 150 Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade across all regions of the province. Representing over 60,000 members, it is Ontario’s leading voice of business, supporting member success and advocating for policy solutions to drive sustainable, inclusive growth.

“We are excited to select Windsor-Essex as the host of the Ontario Chamber’s 2025 AGM and Convention. It’s a region known for its vibrant business community, trade corridors and wealth of economic opportunity,” said Daniel Tisch, OCC’s President and CEO. “We look forward to celebrating the breadth and influence of our network, catalyzing dialogue on key economic issues, and refining our plans for the future.”

The Chamber will also use this occasion to kick off the celebrations for its 150th anniversary. “Reaching this milestone is a monumental moment in the history of the Chamber,” stated Naidu. “This 150-year journey provides a perfect opportunity not only to celebrate the achievements of the Chamber but also to honour the community that has stood by us, supporting our growth and helping us navigate challenges throughout a century and a half.”