Regional Business Support Organizations
The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation works closely with several key organizations to provide support to business.
Community Futures Essex County is a non-profit organization whose goal is to encourage economic development and create job opportunities within Essex County. They are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who have a wide range of experience in such areas as business, education, agriculture, tourism, labour, and banking.
Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island mission is to enhance the image and economy of the region by providing excellent tourism services. Through partnerships, we will develop, market and promote our destination in cooperation within a united tourism industry.
WEtech Alliance is Windsor-Essex’s Technology Accelerator; an industry-led non-profit organization focused on driving the growth and success of Windsor-Essex’s technology centric companies & entrepreneurs through, mentoring, programs and connections. WEtech strives to identify, find solutions and foster the development of the technology industry and innovation sector, as well as companies who utilize technology.
Established in 1876, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit membership organization with the following mission; “Leading the business community to create regional economic prosperity.” Through strong volunteer leadership and a dedicated staff, the Chamber advances the interests of business in Windsor-Essex through its advocacy efforts at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels of government.
The mission of WFWE is to support the development of a strong, sustainable local economy by:
- Fostering understanding of current and future workforce needs, and
- Facilitating strategic investment in education, training and employment opportunities.