Welcome Windsor-Essex Residents!

Building economic prosperity into the Windsor-Essex region requires a collective focus on working together. The resources available here will help provide you with information on the direction for our region, how it was developed, where we are currently at, and where we are going. It will also provide you with ways to interact and provide your feedback to the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation. We look forward to hearing from you.


Five Year Regional Economic Roadmap

This roadmap was developed through a process of community engaged that started on March 18, 2010 and involved meeting with regional stakeholders including business, schools, non-profits, and government to develop a roadmap that reflected Windsor-Essex. This roadmap adopted by the community on February 9, 2011 helped to identify the nine (9) industry sectors for diversifying our economy, the ten (10) building blocks need to build strength into our community, and the plan to move forward over the next five years. Download Now!



Working with partner organizations, WEEDC provides a number of opportunities for residents to share their thoughts and be involved in setting the direction of Windsor-Essex including:

Pulse of the Region - Business Survey

The annual “Pulse of the Region” business confidence survey done in partnership with the Odette School of Business captures the perceptions of local business leaders regarding current and future business conditions and economic trends in the Windsor-Essex County region. Specifically, the report addresses executives’ views and/or their organization’s results with respect to:

  • Government policy
  • Sales and financial performance
  • Condition of the economy
  • Investment, capacity and productivity prices
  • Employment levels
  • Inventory and production

View the Results Now!

Social Media

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We provide a number of opportunities for professionals to get involved with making the Windsor-Essex region a prosperous one.  Here's how!

Access to Professionals - Small Business Program

The Access to Professionals programs provides professionals across the region the opportunity to give back by providing their expertise to clients of the Small Business Centre.  Contact info@windsoressexsmallbusiness.com to learn more!