As part of the W.E. Made It program, we are excited to present the following partnership opportunities.

W.E. Made It Mini Markets

During the holiday season we are excited to present several vendor opportunities at high traffic, high profile locations or events. Below is a highlight of the current opportunities, and costs (if any):

Amherstburg River Lights – Friday November 15th & Saturday November 16th
A market setup in Toddy Jones park during the kick off to River Lights featuring the Santa Run, parade, and fireworks crowds!
Cost: FREE!

Leamington Market – Saturday November 24th
A market setup at the Leamington Municipal Building during their Light Up The Night Christmas parade and festival!
Cost: $25

LaSalle Craft Show – Saturday December 1st
A market setup at the Vollmer Complex during breakfast with Santa!
Cost: TBD

Windsor Crossing Premium Outlets Winter Market – Wednesdays in December
A market setup at Windsor Crossing Premium Outlets, in partnership with the W.E. Made It program. If interested, you must participate in all three (3) event dates. W.E. Made It partners receive a discounted rate to participate.
Cost: $100.00 (includes all three dates)
Reservations being taken for W.E. Made It partners up until Friday October 17th 

Bright Lights Windsor W.E. Made It Market
Up to 7 (seven) partners per night (Fridays and Saturdays in December) can exhibit in a kiosk located in a high traffic location at Jackson Park. There is no cost to participate, but if a vendor chooses to participate and does not display on their selected date a $50.00 now show fee will apply.
Cost: FREE!

Kingsville Fantasy of Lights Sip & Shop Holiday Night – Saturday December 1st & Sunday December 2nd
A market setup inside Lakeside Pavilion where guest will sip wine as they shop the aisles of local artisans.
Cost: $10.00

If you are interested in participating in any of the above, please fill out the form below and someone from the Tourism Windsor Essex team, or our market organizing partner, will follow up with you to confirm additional required details.



W.E. Made It Holiday Gift Guide

In addition to our Mini Market events, we are excited to launch the 2nd Edition of the W.E. Made It Holiday Gift Guide in partnership with the Windsor Essex Small Business Centre, featuring locally made gift ideas for the holidays.

The promotion will be promoted through social media (organic and paid posts), the Tourism Windsor Essex email marketing list, and paid campaigns with Bell Media, windsoriteDOTca, Blaackburn Raido, and Snapd Windsor in addition to organix and paid social media campaigns.

Campaign run dates: Monday November 19th through Monday December 24th, 2018

Interested participants can apply below. Two (2) opportunities exist:

Option #1: Provide two (2) prizes at a minimum value of $50 must be included in the Gift Guide

Option #2: Seven (7) additional opportunities exist for on air promotion on Bell Media radio stations, with an additional prize provided with a minimum value of $75. Additional promotion for these contests will include radio commercials, live announcer mentions, and inclusion on the AM800 website.




If you have any questions about any of the opportunities please contact Director of Communications Jason Toner by clicking here.