We are a passionate group of committed and dedicated business owners who represent numerous sectors, including restaurants, retail, hotels and tourism, pubs and clubs, professionals and property development. Our goal is to beautify and maintain the public lands and buildings within our boundary, proudly promoting each and every one of our businesses to residents and visitors.

Board of Management

The Downtown Windsor BIA Board of Management serves a four year term in conjunction with City Council and is comprised of nine elected business members of downtown Windsor’s business community, the Ward Councillor and the Past Chair.

Chair
Brian Yeomans
Best Western Plus
Hotel/Tourism/Retail
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Vice Chair
Pat Papadeas
Rose City Politics Inc.
Member at Large
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Treasurer:
Bryan Datoc
Craft Heads Brewing Company
Bar & Nightclub
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Directors

Commercial Property Owner/Developer
Geoff Zanetti
Villains Pub Inc.
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Professional Services (Legal & Financial)
Jeffrey A. Patterson
Kavanaugh │Milloy LLP
Bobby Russon
Windsor Criminal Law
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Restaurant (Licenced)
David Prantera
Bread Meats Bread
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Restaurant (Unlicensed)
Stephanie Clark
Toasty’s Grilled Cheese & Salad Bar
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Retail
TBA

Past Chair
Mr. Larry Horwitz
Horwitz Properties
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Councillor
Rino Bortolin, Ward 3
City of Windsor
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Staff

The Downtown Windsor BIA office has 2 employees. We also contract cleaning services and employ summer students to carry out the mandate of the Board.

Debi Croucher
Executive Director
debi@downtownwindsor.ca

Pauline Sorokopas
Administrator
pauline@downtownwindsor.ca

Upcoming Events

Wed 19

The Music. The Story. The Food.

January 14 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 20

Foodpreneur Advantage – Starting A Food Business

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
London
Mon 24

Access to Capital

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
London
Thu 27

Foodpreneur Advantage – Market Testing your Food Product

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
London
Thu 27

Basics of Writing a Business Plan

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
London