By: Yvonne Pilon
Windsor Business to Business Networking Online: A Facebook Group dedicated to building relationships online between Windsor-Essex businesses. Join the Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/windsorbusiness.
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce After Business To for Health Expo Networking Evening: If you have never attended an “After Business” event, you are missing a great marketing opportunity. The next event takes place on June 6th at REVS Rose Bowl (2482 Dougall Avenue) from 5-7PM. Come out to REVS Rose Bowl, Windsor’s 50 lane ten-pin bowling alley for the first annual June After Business To for Health Expo. Network and make new business connections. Try Cosmic bowling (no experience necessary). Visit health, wellness and personal growth exhibitors in a fun environment. Admission is only $10 and includes complimentary healthy appetizers catered by Logan’s Grill House. Tickets can be purchased online at www.windsorchamber.org.
Drink and Draw: Drink and Draw is a weekly social gathering for artists and art-enthusiasts alike. Club members are encouraged to bring sketchbooks and drawing supplies to various bars and pubs in the Windsor area each week and enjoy a drink while creating art with like-minded individuals! It’s the best way to practice your craft and network with peers! The next session takes place on Friday, June 7th at 8:00PM. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit www.fb.com/DrinkandDrawWindsor.
Windsor Essex Networking Association For Geriatrics (WE NAG): This networking group consists of individuals, businesses, services, companies, non-profits and organizations that cater to our seniors and their families in our community. Invitations are extended to the attendees that fit into this criteria. There is no cost to attend. Breakfast, coffee and tea are provided. WE NAG is wonderful opportunity for greeting and eating, talking and listening and always, building trust among your colleagues to ultimately increase your business potential. Each attendee is allotted 30 second for commercial and event announcements. Bring your marketing material! The next meeting is scheduled for June 11th from 8:30-10AM at Centres For Seniors (635 McEwan Avenue, Windsor, ON N9B 2E9). For newcomers, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Moving In Harmony at 519-251-1741.
Biz X Patio Mixer: Meets the second Tuesday of every month at various locations across Windsor. The next event takes place on Tuesday, June 11th from 6-8PM at Menard’s Fish Shack & Tavern (494 Riverdale Avenue). The Biz MiXer is open to all business professionals. Admission is $10 and includes yummy appetizers, mixer games, door prizes, and much much more. Please RSVP to be a part of this event to email@example.com. For more details, click here.
The WindsorEssex Circle: Meets monthly at various locations across Windsor. The group defines itself as like-minded business professionals working together to make introductions, have good discussion and create opportunities for each other. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 12th from 5:00-7:00PM at The Windsor Yatch Club (9000 Riverside Drive East). There is no cost to attend. For more information, click here.
Windsor Business Networks: Meets the second Thursday of every month. The network’s goal is to help promote local businesses exchange ideas for a stronger local economy. This month the Windsor Business Network welcomes guest speaker Kim Williams, Certified Stress and Weight Management Health Coach, CEO Vision In Motion Success Coaching. The next session is scheduled for June 13th at Oasis Lounge at Place Concorde (7515 Forest Glade Drive) from 6:30-9PM. Admission is $6 at the door. A portion of the funds will be used to buy food (e.g.: pasta, sauce, peanut butter, canned goods) which will be donated to the Downtown Mission. For more information, click here.
The Standard of Excellence for Women (SoE) and Cooperative Marketing Group (CMG): Meets the third Monday of every month at different locations in the city that are part of the PLD Network. These monthly netsharing and fundraising events are focused on helping business owners grow their businesses. The next event is scheduled on Monday, June 17th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Il Gabbiano Ristorante and Catering (875 Erie Street East, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 3Y7). The cost to attend is $20 which includes food, a donation to SoE, the opportunity to listen to the monthly surprise guest speaker and the opportunity for business owners to promote their businesses to and network with other business owners in attendance. Please RSVP to Karen Taylor at 519-817-1936 or firstname.lastname@example.org or to Frank D’Agnillo at 519-259-7065 or email@example.com by June 10, 2013.
Where to Network in Windsor-Essex this June
By: Yvonne Pilon