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Become Export Ready: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces New Trade Accelerator Program 06 March 2020 Wendy Bretz The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Toronto Region Board of Trade, is pleased to bring the Trade Accelerator Program to Essex County. The Trade Accelerator Program is an innovative four-session initiative, designed to…

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The Canadian Press Local Chamber of Commerce Urges Federal Government to Find Amicable Solution to Railway Blockades 20 February 2020 Wendy Bretz (Windsor, ON) – It has been two weeks since the commencement of the rail blockades across the nation. Since that time, Via Rail has cancelled more than 500 passenger trains and has now…

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30th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by Windsor Star Finalists Announced 24 January 2020 Wendy Bretz Windsor, ON (January 15, 2020) – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and their Presenting Sponsor, Windsor Star announced the 2020 BEA Finalists in ten categories for the 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) at the Art Gallery of…

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30th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by Windsor Star News Conference and Reception January 14, 2020 Wendy Bretz Windsor, ON (January 14, 2020) – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor, Windsor Star, will be announcing the finalists for the 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) at the Art Gallery of Windsor located…

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Sports Betting Canada

The Economic Impact of Single Sports Betting 18 December 2019 Rakesh Naidu, President and CEO During the recent intense federal campaign, many hot-button topics were discussed including single sports betting.  Single sports betting is defined as placing a wager on the outcome of a single sporting event.  A wager, for example, could be on who…

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STAKE HOLDERS MEET TO PUSH FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF SINGLE SPORTS BETTING 16 December 2019 Wendy Bretz (Windsor, ON) –The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Local 444 hosted a round table this morning at Caesars Windsor to discuss the legalization of single sports betting. Sports betting is already a multi-billion-dollar industry in Canada. Legalized…

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2019 Scholars Honoured at the ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon 01 November 2019 Wendy Bretz (WINDSOR, ON)  The ATHENA Scholarship Fund (Windsor) and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted the 20th Annual ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon this morning at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts. Guest speaker for this year’s luncheon, Senator Gwen Boniface, Senate of…

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The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Introduces New Platform to Help Businesses Export 31 October 2019 Wendy Bretz (Windsor, ON) October 31, 2019 – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of the Great Lakes Ready platform for its members in Windsor-Essex. Great Lakes Ready is a joint initiative with…

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Chamber and Windsor Star Partner to Promote Digital Health and Chamber Members 28 October 2019 Wendy Bretz (Windsor, ON) October 28, 2019—Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Windsor Star are working together to provide Chamber members the opportunity to receive an extensive report on their digital foot print and an opportunity to receive…

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Chamber Network Highlights Importance of Small Business To Ontario Economy and Communities 21 October 2019 Wendy Bretz (Windsor, ON, October 21, 2019) – Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce launched Small Business Too Big to Ignore, a campaign taking place October 21 to 25, 2019 for Small Business Week…

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