As part of the W.E. Made It program, we are excited to present the following partnership opportunities for our upcoming Gift Guides.

W.E. Made It Gift Guides

We are excited to highlight our W.E. Made It partners in our Staycation & Road Trip Essentials Guide – this in addition to the W.E. Made It Holiday Gift Guide, featuring locally made gift ideas for the holidays, which will launch later this fall.  

Upcoming W.E. Made It Gift Guides: 

Summer Staycation & Road Trip Essentials Guide – Apply by Monday May 31st (Launches June 28th, 2021)

We are looking to feature the essential #YQGMade summer items for your staycation or that would be the perfect souvenir to take home from your visit to Windsor Essex.  Ideas can be items for the beach, the cottage, the bbq, picnic essentials – the sky is the limit.  Just make sure it’s for summer fun!

To participate you must provide the following:

  • featured item or a gift certificate (at a minimum value of $50) to be given away as part of the Gift Guide promotion
  • details for one (1) of your retail items to be highlights in the Gift Guide

Please note that the item you want to feature in the Gift Guide may be different than the item you are given away as part of the Gift Guide promotion.



Approved vendors will be contacted by Megan Cornwall, Partnership Specialist.  

Your donations will be utilized for the W.E. Made It Gift Guide Giveaway promotion, as well as through promotional campaigns with our media partners for additional live and recorded mentions.

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



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