Help Tactile Vision Graphics Bring Braille to Everyone

May 30, 2016 – Windsor, ON – A pioneering Windsor-based graphics company – Tactile Vision Graphics – that serves visually impaired clients around the world is launching an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to help purchase a 3D printer. Co-owners Rebecca Blaevoet – herself blind since birth – and her husband Emmanuel understand the challenges individuals with vision […]


MasseyHacksII Sees 200 Students, Creating 41 Amazing Projects

Over the weekend, over 200 students gathered together for 24 hours of hacking and created 41 amazing projects. A few highlights of the projects include… Wave: A bionic hand system that replicates human hand movements in real time, created by a group of 4 hackers. The hand could be used in dangerous jobs to protect […]

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Social Media Day 2016 – Community Chalk Tweet

Mashable launched Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication. While every day is essentially Social Media Day, June 30th, 2016 marks the seventh-annual official global celebration Last year, meet-ups happened all over the world including those in Egypt, Spain, and San Diego. No matter […]

Opportunity Alerts

Windsor-Essex Tech Show Survey

  We know technology plays big role in small and medium sized businesses and that’s why we want to help you take advantage of the tools available to make your life easier and your business more successful. Please take a moment and tell us the top 4 tech areas that you feel your business … [Read More...]


Starting this month, Workforce WindsorEssex will be rolling out a survey on a quarterly basis to gather local labour market information and uncover the latest workforce trends. Following each survey, a bulletin will be released with anonymous, aggregated results from the survey. The survey is … [Read More...]

Doing Business with Government – Chatham-Kent Events

Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services in partnership with Public Works and Government Services Canada, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises and its government partners are hosting two events at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre, Thursday, June 23, 2016 that may be of interest to you or … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

Young Entrepreneurs of #YQG: Win Your Way to the 2016 Business Excellence Awards

The Annual Business Excellence Awards is the premier business event of the year recognizing professional individuals and companies who have set standards and demonstrated achievements that have contributed to the prosperity and business development in Windsor and Essex County. This year marks the 26th year of celebrating local business excellence and we want you to be a […]

EPICentre Now Taking Applications for 2016 RBC EPIC Founders Program

EPICentre is now officially taking applications for the 2016 RBC EPIC Founders Program. Apply today! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award Competition Now Open!

The Ontario Science Centre recognizes youth who use science and technology to make the world a better place TORONTO (November 24, 2015) – Calling all Canadian innovators between the ages of 14 and 18! The Ontario Science Centre wants to recognize you for making the world a better place through science and technology. Nominations are […]

WEtech Blogs

Slow-Cook Innovation

By Yvonne Pilon One of the biggest mistakes budding young entrepreneurs make is to equate innovation solely in terms of a breakthrough idea. Many startups are chasing the next disruptive technology like Facebook, Amazon and Uber. Enter Chrysler Pacifica – arguably the greatest #YQG symbol … [Read More...]

10 Things I Learned About #CKONT

By Yvonne Pilon On Friday, June 3rd, I traveled my way up the 401 to spend part of the day exploring Chatham-Kent with the goal of learning more about the Innovation and Entrepreneurial (Business) community in the region. Special thanks to Geoff Wright, Business Development Specialist of the … [Read More...]

6 Tips to Help You Land a Job

Whether or not you're a recent graduate, sometimes we can all use help finding a job. Try these six tips to help ease the pressure and hopefully, get you working. 1.) Perfect Your Resume If you would like to use a resume template, there are plenty of good ones that can be found on Google. Try … [Read More...]