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30th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by Windsor Star News Conference and Reception

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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The Economic Impact of Single Sports Betting

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

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

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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Chamber Network Highlights Importance of Small Business To Ontario Economy and Communities

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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The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Accelerator Announce Partnership to Support SMEs

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Accelerator Announce Partnership to Support SMEs 18 October 2019 Wendy Bretz In light of Small Business Week commencing October 20th, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Accelerator held a joint media conference this morning to announce their new business partnership focused on supporting SMEs in…

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20th ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon to Honour Inspirational Young Women

20th ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon to Honour Inspirational Young Women October 8, 2019 Windsor, ON (October 8, 2019) – The ATHENA Scholarship Fund (Windsor) and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that the 20th Annual ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon will take place Friday, November 1, 2019 at St. Clair College Centre for the…

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