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20th ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon to Honour Inspirational Young Women

By Wendy Bretz | October 16, 2019 | Comments Off on 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 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 | Comments Off on Tech Show 2019 – Join Google Canada, AlphaKOR Group, Kelcom and Shopify in Building a Better Business Through Technology

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 | Comments Off on New Award Category for 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards

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…

2019 Federal Debate Presented by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce

By Wendy Bretz | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on 2019 Federal Debate Presented by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce

Windsor, ON – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the highly anticipated 2019 Federal Debate on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.  The debate takes place from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Hellenic Cultural Centre, 3052 Walker Road Windsor. Craig Pearson, Managing Editor of the Windsor Star, will be the moderator and will…

2020 Business Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

By Wendy Bretz | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on 2020 Business Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

Nominations are now open for the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce’s  Business Excellence Awards. Each year the Business Excellence Awards (BEA’s) recognize and celebrate local individuals, businesses and organizations for outstanding achievement. The evening’s program holds an unprecedented reputation and explodes with excitement from approximately 1,000 guests as they gather to pay tribute to the…

Unleashing the Economic Potential of Ontario’s Beverage Alcohol Sector

By Wendy Bretz | July 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Unleashing the Economic Potential of Ontario’s Beverage Alcohol Sector
bottles of alcohol and wine

Ontario Chamber Network Recommends a Comprehensive Approach to Alcohol Reform in Ontario (Windsor, ON) – Today, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce (WERCC) and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a new report, Refreshing the Sale of Beverage Alcohol in Ontario. This report outlines how the Province could modernize the sale and distribution of beverage…

WERCC to Partner with WDBA and Bridging North America

By Wendy Bretz | June 18, 2019 | Comments Off on WERCC to Partner with WDBA and Bridging North America
partnership slide from WDBA power point presentation

June 14, 2019 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 the planning of and outreach for information sessions directed at vendors;…

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

By Wendy Bretz | June 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce will sign a MoU with the Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation on June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 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 to collaborate for the development of modern infrastructure facilities for the food processing sector in Chhattisgarh as well as to facilitate the…

Chamber Launches New Affinity Program Partnership with Award Winning InspireHUB

By Wendy Bretz | June 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Chamber Launches New Affinity Program Partnership with Award Winning InspireHUB

May 16, 2019 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 is the creator of the award-winning IHUBApp that helps organizations solve their…

Wine Industry Resolution Receives Unanimous Support

By Wendy Bretz | June 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Wine Industry Resolution Receives Unanimous Support

May 6, 2019 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 resolution received 100% support from the OCC delegates.…