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Chamber Network Calls for Coordinated Approach to Reopening Ontario’s Economy

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | February 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Chamber Network Calls for Coordinated Approach to Reopening Ontario’s Economy

The Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce have written to the Premier so that when the time comes businesses of all sizes have a predictable and coordinated effort to ensure society reopens in a harmonized fashion that prioritizes individual safety as well as economic stability…

30th Annual Business Excellence Awards Update

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | January 27, 2021 | Comments Off on 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards Update

Delayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce’s 30th annual Business Excellence Awards, presented by Windsor Star, will now take place Thursday May 20, 2021 at the Chrysler Theatre and St. Clair College Centre For The Arts.

#DineYQG Announced to Support Local Food Service Industry

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | January 25, 2021 | Comments Off on #DineYQG Announced to Support Local Food Service Industry

#DineYQG will support locally owned restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, take and bakes, wineries, breweries and distillers at a time when their businesses have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce Continues to Encourage Reversal of Nav Canada Decision

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce Continues to Encourage Reversal of Nav Canada Decision

“As a voice of business in Windsor and Essex County, we recognize the Windsor Airport as a fundamental pillar of our society, indispensable to our daily lives and essential for social progress and economic prosperity” said Rakesh Naidu, President & CEO of the Windsor-Essex Chamber.

Windsor-Essex Chamber Calls for Additional Support for Border Communities

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Chamber Calls for Additional Support for Border Communities

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Rakesh Naidu, released a call for additional rent relief support for the border communities that have been hit hard by the border closure.

Business Community Welcomes Pandemic Supports; Incentives for Growth and Competitiveness in Ontario’s Budget 2020

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | November 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Business Community Welcomes Pandemic Supports; Incentives for Growth and Competitiveness in Ontario’s Budget 2020

Ontario Chamber Network & Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce – When business prospers, communities prosper Yesterday, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Rakesh Naidu, released the following response to the Government of Ontario’s 2020 Budget “Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover”. “The Ontario Chamber Network and Ontario’s business community welcome today’s Budget.…

Ontario Business Should play a Key Role in Budget 2020

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | November 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Ontario Business Should play a Key Role in Budget 2020

Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber Publicly Releases its 2020 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission  Today, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce (WERCC) and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released their 2020 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission focused on four pillars to create a more competitive business environment in the province: fiscal policy; regulation; the future of…

Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Calls for urgent Provincial support

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | June 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Calls for urgent Provincial support

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce along with several local trade & business organizations is calling on the Province to provide urgent support to businesses in the Windsor-Essex region.

Windsor-Essex Chamber & Tourism Windsor Essex Launch #ShopYQG

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Chamber & Tourism Windsor Essex Launch #ShopYQG

At the local level, Shop YQG is a joint initiative between the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island (TWEPI). Now more than ever it is important to support local in all aspects, especially as Provincial legislation permits more locations to re-open.

Become Export Ready: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces New Trade Accelerator Program

By Wendy Bretz | March 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Become Export Ready: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces New Trade Accelerator Program

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 accelerate the strategic development of businesses to better prepare them for an expansion into international markets. This program…