April 2017 - In This Issue:
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Bannockburn Developments is hiring:
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Green Shield Canada is hiring:
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CenterLine is hiring:
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Security ONE Alarm is hiring:
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Border Connect Inc. is hiring:
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Splice Digital is hiring:
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Lucas Professional Search Group is hiring:
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iDream interactive is hiring:
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Mobile Greenhouse Education Centre Makes Windsor Visit
The Greenhouse Education Centre is a mobile greenhouse that travels to retail stores, summer camps, and schools educating consumers about how greenhouse vegetables are grown. It'll be making a stop in Windsor on Thursday, April 20th. DETAILS 
Neighbourhood Small Business Grant
A new partnership between Small Business Centre and United Way will award four $5,000 grants to support the launch of small businesses in United Way priority neighbourhoods across Windsor and Essex County. DETAILS 
Community Accessibility Forums 2017
The Accessibility Directorate of Ontario will be hosting nine community forums across the province to celebrate the steps Ontario has taken on its accessibility journey. The theme of the forums is, "Accessibility: Honouring the Past, Showcasing the Present and Inspiring the Future."  DETAILS 
Starter Company Applications
tarter Company is open to Ontario residents over the age of 18 who wish to start, expand or purchase a small business.

Gener-EH!-tor Project 
In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, Generator Design is compiling 150 uniquely Canadian graphics in a tribute to all things Canadian. DETAILS 

The April issue of Biz X Magazine is here! Check it out HERE

SAVE THE DATE! Our Social Media Superheroes are hard at work on plans for this year's Social Media Day Community Chalk Tweet on Friday, June 30th. Follow #SMdayYQG for details coming soon!  

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In a follow-up to our Do Good, Make Money event with StopGap Foundation, we're giving away 2 custom StopGap ramps. DETAILS

Economic development organizations in Windsor and Essex County have teamed up to conduct the first business retention and expansion survey. The survey will be open until April 30.  DETAILS

WEtech is pleased to announce that it has provided direct dollars through the WINnovation Fund totaling $6,500 to two of its clients. DETAILS

Hacking Health Windsor-Detroit returns to TechTown Detroit May 5-7th. DETAILS

Meet the Brewin' Bros.Two young entrepreneurs trying to make a dent in the iced tea industry with their line of activated charcoal teas. DETAILS 

Check out Envirodrone talking about their ErieHack project on a recent Tech Time segment on Detroit's WDIV Channel 4 News. DETAILS

You're invited to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Netmon with their Open House Celebration! DETAILS

The University of Windsor's Entrepreneurship, Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) will extend its entrepreneurial outreach to St. Clair College. The St. Clair Genesis Centre's team will merge with EPICentre, creating a new location called EPIC Genesis.   This collaboration will build on synergies and expand the services available to college and university students in Windsor-Essex. DETAILS

Make Your Pitch, is an Ontario high school entrepreneurship competition. Every year, WEtech Alliance along with other Ontario Network of Entrepreneur local partners, work with local high schools teachers and students to submit their "Pitch". This year we are pleased to share three (3) local submissions. Your support in voting and social media sharing is greatly appreciated. DETAILS

A project that saw engineering students produce aluminum plaques with the Lancer logo helped them to understand the link between design and manufacturing, says their professor.  DETAILS

A new online tool from Workforce WindsorEssex called WEsearch makes the process of researching business funding opportunities as well as employment services and or upgrading programs easier than ever. DETAILS

Technology Executive and Strategist Justine Janssen talks about the 3 things we need to focus on to attract people to this region. DETAILS 

April 18, 25:  FREE 1-on-1 Entrepreneurial Coaching (Every Tuesday)  
Have an itch to ditch bad business habits? Need help to jump-start your business? Need expert advice to steer clear of dead ends? WEtech Alliance offers FREE 30-minute sessions every Tuesday with entrepreneurial experts to rekindle passion for your business. Appointment required . DETAILS 
April 27: Get to know WEtech Orientation Session
New and prospective members are encouraged to attend "Get to Know WEtech" Orientation sessions aimed at introducing WEtech, the goals, programs /services offered to individuals who don't know how to capitalize on their innovative idea. Join Michelle Teno-Wachter as she provides the introduction to you. Appointment required. Email Michelle at  mteno-wachter@wetech-alliance.com 

April 19 - Windsor Essex Chamber 27th Annual Business Excellence Awards
This premier event of the year, recognizes the achievements and contributions of business leaders in Windsor and Essex County. This evening brings together Windsor and area business leaders for a celebration of excellence in business. DETAILS

April 19 - Chatham-Kent Business After Hours Networking Event   DETAILS

April 20 - Small Business Centre presents: Know Your #'s!
When entrepreneurs start their small businesses, there are plenty of steps and factors that are necessary for things to go right. Learn more about the numbers you work with on a daily basis in your business. DETAILS

April 20 - Tourism Windsor/Essex/Pelee Island present; A Video Workshop
Guest speaker Melissa Schenk reveals how to make your content stand out and develop a human to human connection online, that will inspire change, engage effective communication and accelerate business to the next level - having customers take action.  DETAILS

April 22 - Intro to JavaScript
Want to learn to code? JavaScript is a practical, easy to learn language.  This two hour class will show you the basics of JavaScript and get you writing some code. DETAILS

April 24 - Using City of Windsor Data
Border City Data welcomes Bob Price, Technical Support Analyst at City of Windsor to talk about their open data. We will then give a talk about the practical uses for businesses and not-for-profits. DETAILS  

April 24-28 Small Business Centre presents Starter Company 
Various topics will be covered in this Seminar that deals with starting a company. Topics include: Business Plan, Marketing, Costing your Products/Services and Presentation skills,   DETAILS

April 26 - W.E.S.T. presents Walking to Success
A unique walking experience that will introduce you to interesting career options you might not have thought of before.  DETAILS

April 26 - Accessibility Forum 2017
Honouring the Past, Showcasing the Present and Inspiring the Future. Ontarians interested in accessibility for people with disabilities, join in the day.  DETAILS

Check out many more upcoming community events on our Events Calendar HERE!
Not a member? Want to learn how WEtech can help you and your idea/business?

Contact Michelle Teno-Wachter for more information.

Michelle Teno-Wachter