Co-Working Spaces to Partner and Offer Area Businesses First-Ever Cross-Border Office Collaboration for International Operations
DETROIT and WINDSOR, Ontario (May 17, 2022) – Co-working organizations, Bamboo Detroit, with offices in Detroit and Royal Oak Mich., and Windsor, Ontario-based Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator ( The Accelerator),are announcing a first-ever, joint operating partnership, allowing members of each organization to have an international presence in both the United States and Canada. The new monthly coworking option is available immediately.
For $200USD per month, the modern and flexible co-working spaces will offer a cross-border membership, providing companies with access to each organization’s office spaces, meeting rooms, mail address services, networks, programming and events.
In addition to access to 96,000-square-feet of combined office space on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border, the new international memberships also include access to the co-working spaces’ extensive rolodexes of client company contacts, as well as entrepreneurial professional development programs including Bamboo’s Founders Hour and The Accelerator’s A2X Globalization, Entrepreneurial Roadmap, and Windsor-Detroit Women Accelerate programs.
“This is a unique and ideal partnership, as both organizations are truly dedicated to building our ecosystems and supporting entrepreneurs,” said Bamboo Co-Founder, Amanda Lewan. “Together, we aim to spur further innovation and collaboration across the border between our growing regions.”
“This partnership is the culmination of our shared dedication over the past decade towards building a vibrant cross-border entrepreneurial ecosystem,” said Arthur Barbut, CEO of The Accelerator. “Through this joint effort, we’re providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity for our client companies to exponentially increase their network and visibility.”
Companies interested in expanding their presence across the border are invited to join the two organizations at an upcoming virtual informational session on Tuesday, June 7th at 1pm EST. Registration is open here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cross-border-coworking-info-session-tickets-337398456867
Bamboo is a leading shared workspace company developing, designing, and operating community work spaces in Metro Detroit. Bamboo is leading the region’s ecosystem forward with flexible space and entrepreneurial community that fosters inclusive innovation. Bamboo has locations at 1420 Washington Blvd in Downtown Detroit and 220 South Main in Downtown Royal Oak. For more information, please visit, www.BambooDetroit.com.
About The Accelerator
With a 10+ year history of being southwestern Ontario’s regional collaboration hub, The Accelerator is a multi-industry entrepreneurial ecosystem with co-working spaces specifically designed to help accelerate the growth of start-ups and emerging businesses, featuring on-site training and mentoring programs in a truly collaborative environment. The Accelerator’s location on the shores of the Detroit River, minutes from Detroit, Michigan, USA, makes it truly unique in cross-border business opportunity. The Accelerator’s start-up community, entrepreneurs, SMEs and operations staff reflect the diversity of Ontario, Canada and the world at large. For more information, please visit, www.DowntownAccelerator.com.
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