Overwhelming response from businesses to attend…BRIDGING OUR LOCAL OPPORTUNITY!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Media Advisory

A Supplier Information Session describing potential opportunities for our local companies in building our bridge to America.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation in cooperation with the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority is organizing a supplier information session on Thursday, June 25 2015 to describe opportunities for our local companies in the building of our bridge to America.

**The Media are invited to participate in a media scrum that will be organized following the remarks by Key Note Speaker Hon. Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transportation.  The media scrum will take place just outside the entrance to Windsor Hall at the Fogolar Furlan Club at approximately 10:30am.

Program Agenda for the Registrants

8 AM - Registration & Continental Breakfast

Introductions & Welcome
Sandra Pupatello CEO, WindsorEssex Economic Development Corp.

Greetings - Essex County Warden, Tom Bain

Presentation - “Building Our Local Opportunities”
Heather Grondin – VP Communications & Stakeholder Relations – Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) -  Building & Workforce Requirements
Building Phase & Operational Phase

Keynote Speaker
**Hon.  Lisa Raitt- Minister of Transport

Drew Dilkens, Mayor, City of Windsor


11:30 AM Sandra Pupatello-Wrap-up Remarks and Next Steps


Media Contacts:
Mark Butler, Transport Canada
Lana Drouillard, WindsorEssex Economic Development 
519 259-9600