Annual Events

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber works hard to provide business development networking opportunities for all our members. We design and schedule events specifically to maximize your networking opportunities. Below is a list of our annual events:

After Business Networking Events

After Business Networking Evenings - Celebrating 34 Years  

Professional Business Audience... Exciting Venues... Affordable Networking Events                

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The After Business Committee plans affordable, first class, networking evenings from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in a relaxed social setting at fun and unique venues.

Meet business professionals from small, medium and large organizations to network in September, February and June.

October, December and May After Business evenings are mini trade shows with exhibit space available, giving you the chance to market your products and services.

The Regional Tradeshow is the largest After Business Event of the year.

Enjoy complimentary appetizers, refreshments, door prizes and more as you connect with Essex County business professionals and Chamber Members.

The After Business Committee strives for first class events and encourages all members to attend.

Essex County's First and Original Business Professionals Networking Event. 

2017 - 2018 After Business Evenings

September 20, 2017 @ Zingara Fine Trattoria - Networking Only

November 15, 2017 @ The Windsor Riverside Keg - Networking Only

December 12, 2017 @ Beach Grove Golf & Country Club  - Mini Tradeshow

February 15, 2018  - Networking Only


May 10, 2018 @ St. Clair College Centre for the Arts - Mini Tradeshow

June 14, 2018 sponsored by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island - Networking Only

Breakfast Meetings

Chamber early morning breakfast events are designed to be informative and provide information on topics of interest to our membership and the general business community.

Wake Up Windsor Essex

This networking leads program is designed to offer our members an opportunity to present their businesses to an intimate group. This event offers you a captive audience with opportunities to openly network before and after the event. Breakfast is provided.

Chairman's Gala

Chamber 141 - A Celebration at Augustus 27, Caesars Windsor's Newest Premium Event Venue

This event was a celebration of the work of the Chamber and the excitement generated by our community with businesses working together to build a strong network. Each year it takes on a different format and caters to the Chair of the Board of Directors.

This year we honoured Jeff McKinnon, our outgoing Chairman of the Board as well we presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Marty Beneteau.

Join us in June 2018 for Chamber 142!

Golf Tournament

82nd Annual Golf Tournament  at Beach Grove Golf & Country Club on Monday, June 4, 2018.

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Details to come in December.

Last Year's 81st Annual Golf Tournament presented by WFCU Credit Union at Pointe West Golf Club was Generously Sponsored by

Holiday Party


Date: Friday, December 1, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Location: Augustus I Ballroom, Caesars Windsor

Sponsored by Libro Credit Union, Mix 96.7, Cool 100.7, Windsor's Country 95.9 and Johnson Insurance

WE DO ALL THE WORK, YOU HAVE ALL THE FUN! This event will give small and medium sized companies an opportunity to celebrate with their staff, while at the same time mingling with other businesses. Let us take care of your office Holiday plans.


Throughout the year the Chamber hosts special guest speakers with informative topics for our membership and business community. Join us for a lunch session.

Some of our Annual Luncheons include Annual General Meeting & Luncheon, Distinguished Speaker Series, Economic Outlook, and Warden's Luncheon.

Policy and Solutions Forum

2017 Policy & Solutions Forum presented by University of Windsor, St. Clair College, Unifor

This half-day Policy Forum featured in-depth policy solution sessions with industry leading guest speakers:

Hon. Perrin Beatty, President & CEO Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Jerry Dias, National President, Unifor

Ray Tanguay, Canadian/Ontario Auto Advisor

Deb Matthews, Deputy Premier, President of Treasury Board, Minister

Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure


Session 1 - Auto Sector's Importance to Ontario and Canada

Session 2 - Ideas for the Canadian/Ontario Auto Advisor - Ray Tanguay

Session 3 - Business and Labour