The following services are provided by the Business Retention and Expansion Team:

Information and Assistance

  • Market research, economic trends and current information on the Windsor-Essex region
  • Educational and networking seminars and workshops on topics relevant to business needs
  • Information on available government funding and services
  • Business to Business match-making through Connect ● Innovate ● Develop on the database
  • Connection to potential supply chain opportunities
  • Participate in and host international and national events including trade missions and trade shows

Business Ombudsman Services

  • Assist business to cut through government red tape
  • Support existing business to address questions, challenges or complaints
  • Participate in the investigation and resolution of the complaints

Professional Advice

  • General business practices
  • Expansion planning