Leamington, April 29, 2024 – The Leamington District Chamber of Commerce (LDCC), in partnership with the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that Windsor-Essex won the winning bid to host the 2025 Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Convention.

“This is an exciting opportunity to showcase our area to the Chamber network executives and business leaders from across Ontario,” said Wendy Parsons, Chamber General Manager. Together with our local Chamber Partners in Amherstburg and Windsor, this will be a key moment to make our region known across Ontario as an investment and tourist destination.”

The OCC consists of 150 Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade across all regions of the province. Representing over 60,000 members, it is Ontario’s leading voice of business, supporting member success and advocating for policy solutions to drive sustainable, inclusive growth.

“We are excited to select Windsor-Essex as the host of the Ontario Chamber’s 2025 AGM and Convention. It’s a region known for its vibrant business community, trade corridors and wealth of economic opportunity,” said Daniel Tisch, OCC’s President, and CEO. “We look forward to celebrating the breadth and influence of our network, catalyzing dialogue on key economic issues, and refining our plans for the future.”

We are looking forward to the many partners that will come together to showcase this great area and why Southwestern Ontario is the place to be.

About the Leamington District Chamber of Commerce
The Leamington District Chamber of Commerce is a business organization dedicated to serving our members through advocacy and the provision of services. This helps to encourage the economic and social development of this area. The Chamber currently represents businesses of all sizes from small one person enterprises all the way up to large greenhouses and manufacturers. It is just good business to be a member of your local chamber and benefit from having a voice in all levels of government through the largest most influential group in Canada –The Chamber Network.

About the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is the indispensable partner of business and Canada’s largest, most influential provincial chamber. It is an independent, not-for-profit advocacy and member services organization representing a diverse network of 60,000 members. The OCC’s mission is to convene, align and advance the interests of its members through principled policy work, value-added business services and broad engagement to drive competitiveness and economic growth in the province.

For more information, please contact:
Samir Janmohamed
Policy and Public Affairs Specialist, Ontario Chamber of Commerce
samirjanmohamed@occ.ca | (647)-916-3110

For more information locally, please contact:
Wendy Parsons
General Manager
Leamington District Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 519-326-2721 Email:wendyp@leamingtonchamber.com