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.
Boozin’ N’ Schmoozin Networking Event: Every month Raindance Windsor-Detroit invites you to network with fellow filmmakers and innovators. Networking is the key to success… don’t forget your business cards. The next event is Tuesday, July 2nd at 7PM at Vermouth (333 Ouellette Ave.). Admission is $5 (Premium members FREE). For more information, click here.
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, July 5th at 8:00PM at Milk (68 University Ave.). The night’s theme is “When I grow up, (I want to be)…”. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit www.fb.com/DrinkandDrawWindsor.
Biz MiXer: Meets the second Tuesday of every month at various locations across Windsor. The next event takes place on Tuesday, July 9th from 6-8PM at Sandbar Waterfront Grill (930 Old Tecumseh Road). 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, July 11th from 5:00-7:00PM at Boblo Island Restaurant (144 Boblo Island Blvd, Amherstburg, Ontario.). There is no cost to attend. For directions and ferry schedule, 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 Mark Baker from Encore Productions of Windsor – “The Rum Runners Tour” who will take guests on a verbal historical tour of the city and tell us how the history of the city has affected it’s development. The next session is scheduled for July 11th 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 session will be held on Monday, July 15th 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 dinner, 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 email@example.com or to Frank D’Agnillo at 519-259-7065 or firstname.lastname@example.org by July 10, 2013.
Where to Network in Windsor-Essex this July
By: Yvonne Pilon