Skip to content
    Print Icon  

Economic Development

industries in windsor essex


WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
Centre for Engineering Innovation
700 California Avenue
Suite 200
Windsor, ON N9B 2Z2
T: 519.255.9200
TF: 1.888.255.9332
F: 255-9987
Email WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
Map this location
WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation website

WindsorEssex Small Business Centre (Satellite Office-Essex)
WindsorEssex Small Business Centre
Satellite Office (Essex)
39 Maidstone Ave E
Unit 5
Essex, Ontario
N8M 2J3
T. 519-776-1116
F. 519-776-9297
Email WindsorEssex Small Business Centre
Map this Location
WindsorEssex Small Business Centre Website

Regional economic development

The WindsorEssex Development Corporation (Development Corporation) provides regional economic development services for Essex County.

The Development Corporation is a not-for-profit organization. Community leaders make up the board of the Corporation. The County of Essex and City of Windsor support the Development Corporation financially. The main focus of the organization is to develop and execute strategies to retain, expand, attract and help start up new businesses in the Windsor-Essex region.

A team of professional staff will assist you with all your location and investment decisions. They will work one-on-one with your business to assist in the process of locating in Windsor-Essex. Or, if you are considering expanding an existing business, the economic development experts at the Development Corporation will help you cut through red tape by providing the following 4 services:

  • Resources that can connect you with the decision makers
  • Identify and connect you with potential funders
  • Help you network with partners and allies
  • Link you to educational and training resources to meet your needs.

Contact the Development Corporation with all your economic development questions.

Economic development within the local municipalities

In addition to the regional economic development services provided through the Development Corporation, the municipalities in Essex County have dedicated resources towards local economic development activities. The 7 local municipalities will provide you with access to economic development at the following sites:

Awards and recognition

Windsor-Essex has been recognized internationally as a great place to live, work, play, visit and invest. Read what others are saying about our region.

Windsor-Essex: A Quiet Giant Video

When people ask, why invest in Windsor-Essex, we respond, why not Windsor-Essex? View the Windsor-Essex: A Quiet Giant video and find out for yourself.