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

By Wendy Bretz | January 16, 2020 |

January 14, 2020 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 at 401 Riverside Drive West, Windsor beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.…

STAKE HOLDERS MEET TO PUSH FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF SINGLE SPORTS BETTING

By Wendy Bretz | December 16, 2019 |

(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 gaming would enable regulators to better police match fixing, money laundering and other unwanted activities associated with…

2019 Scholars Honoured at the ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon

By Wendy Bretz | November 1, 2019 |

(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 Canada made a guest presentation entitled, “A Look at Leadership through the Rear…

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Introduces New Platform to Help Businesses Export

By Wendy Bretz | October 31, 2019 |

(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 the Council of the Great Lakes Region and Magnet Export Business Portal. In today’s climate of border-less trade,…

Chamber and Windsor Star Partner to Promote Digital Health and Chamber Members

By Wendy Bretz | October 28, 2019 |

(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 a complimentary spotlight in the Windsor Star both print and online. Members are invited to complete Postmedia’s…

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

By Wendy Bretz | October 21, 2019 |

(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 highlighting the important contributions of small businesses to communities across the province.   “Small businesses of 100…

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

By Wendy Bretz | October 18, 2019 |

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 the Windsor-Essex region. “The Accelerator partnership with the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is a wonderful example of our…

20th ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon to Honour Inspirational Young Women

By Wendy Bretz | October 16, 2019 |

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 Arts with a reception 11:30 am, luncheon program at…

Tech Show 2019 – Join Google Canada, AlphaKOR Group, Kelcom and Shopify in Building a Better Business Through Technology

By Wendy Bretz | October 16, 2019 |

September 30, 2019 Windsor, ON (September 30, 2019) – Tech Show 2019 will take place Tuesday, October 22, 2019 with the new time of doors opening at 4:30 p.m. at Caesars Windsor (377 Riverside Dr. E). The event will conclude at 9:00 pm. The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and our partner WEtech Alliance along…

New Award Category for 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards

By Wendy Bretz | September 24, 2019 |

Windsor, ON (September 24, 2019) – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 30th year of its signature event, the Business Excellence Awards, with a new award category.   “As we celebrate the Business Excellence Awards 30th anniversary, the BEA Committee is pleased to announce the Green Innovation Award”, says Rakesh Naidu, President…