Posts by Wendy Bretz

Business Excellence Awards 2018

Business Excellence Awards 2018 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards: Wednesday, April 11, 2018. To watch the finalists videos from the 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards, please click here. View Past Recipients of the Business Excellence Awards, 1991-2016 Past Recipients Celebrate 28 years of business excellence in Windsor Essex and Salute the 2018 Finalists and Award Recipients…

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WERCC to Partner with WDBA and Bridging North America

partnership slide from WDBA power point presentation

WERCC to Partner with WDBA and Bridging North America June 14, 2019 Wendy Bretz The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce was invited to join WDBA and Bridging North America as a delivery partner for the implementation of the Gordie Howe International Bridge Community Benefits Plan. The Chamber will partner in the following initiatives:   Support…

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Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce will sign a MoU with the Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation on June 10, 2019

Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce will sign a MoU with the Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation on June 10, 2019 June 10, 2019 Wendy Bretz Windsor -Essex, Ontario Canada – Monday, June 10, 2019 The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation will sign a Memorandum of Understanding in order…

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Chamber Launches New Affinity Program Partnership with Award Winning InspireHUB

Chamber Launches New Affinity Program Partnership with Award Winning InspireHUB May 16, 2019 Wendy Bretz Chamber Launches New Affinity Program Partnership with Award Winning InspireHUB Windsor Ontario, May 20, 2019 – The WERCC is pleased to announce a new Affinity Program Partnership with Windsor-Essex based InspireHUB. InspireHUB was awarded the 2018 Business Excellence Award for Innovation. InspireHUB…

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Wine Industry Resolution Receives Unanimous Support

Wine Industry Resolution Receives Unanimous Support May 6, 2019 Wendy Bretz On May 4, 2019, WERCC President & CEO Rakesh Naidu attended the Ontario Chamber of Commerce AGM where he defended the previously submitted policy resolution: Changes to Alcohol Retail in Ontario Needs to Support Local Industry and Jobs in the Wine and Grape Sector. The…

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Key Investments Remain Priority for Business Community Ahead of Budget 2019

Key Investments Remain Priority for Business Community Ahead of Budget 2019 April 5, 2019 Wendy Bretz KEY INVESTMENTS REMAIN PRIORITY FOR BUSINESS COMMUNITY AHEAD OF BUDGET 2019 Ontario’s business advocate takes candid look at province’s $348 billion debt in latest report (Windsor, ON) –  Yesterday, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber…

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WERCC Statement in Response to Announced FCA Layoffs

WERCC Statement in Response to Announced FCA Layoffs March 29, 2019 Wendy Bretz “The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is concerned about the announcement given yesterday by FCA that 1500 employees will be laid off this September. Our thoughts are with the employees and their families who have been impacted. The Chamber is also concerned…

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The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomed the Honourable Todd Smith – Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomed the Honourable Todd Smith – Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade March 22, 2019 Wendy Bretz The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomed Minister Smith for a private luncheon today at Sanson Estate Winery. Participants included WERCC members and leaders of the local agribusiness sector. The…

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The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomes the Hon. Ahmed Hussen – Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomes the Hon. Ahmed Hussen – Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship February 15, 2019 Wendy Bretz The WERCC will be hosting MP Hussen Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in the Chamber Boardroom. The MP has been invited to engage WERCC members at an informal roundtable to discuss the various…

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