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

By Wendy Bretz | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Chamber Network Highlights Importance of Small Business To Ontario Economy and Communities

(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 | Comments Off on The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Accelerator Announce Partnership to Support SMEs

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 | 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…

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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

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…

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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

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…