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  • 4 Steps to Making the Most of a Networking Event

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce One of the biggest advantages to being a Chamber member is the ability to network often and at over 80 different events a year. We have thousands of attendees come out to our events year in and year out and the numbers continue […]

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  • Traditional vs. Social Media Marketing

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater KW Chamber of Commerce From LinkedIn to Facebook, blogs to Twitter, the landscape of business networking has been universally affected by developments in modern technology. Navigating your way around the multitude of ever-changing modes of networking can be overwhelming at times. In the business world there are now […]

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  • Take the Time to Honour Our Volunteers

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce This week is National Volunteer Week and on behalf of the Chamber Board of Directors and staff, I’d like to say thank you to all of our 400 dedicated Chamber volunteers that help us week in and week out. Our volunteers and volunteer committees […]

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  • My Top 5 Marketing Books, Right Now

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater KW Chamber of Commerce “UnMarketing” By: Scott Stratten All I can say about this book is that if you haven’t read it you need to immediately. Like last week immediately. Author Scott Stratten stresses the idea that real engagement and creative planning is more effective than any amount […]

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  • GTAN |START Offering You a Shot to Pitch to Investors

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Next month Golden Triangle AngelNet is hosting their first ever GTAN|START contest aimed at giving early stage startup businesses the chance to pitch their business or business idea to an audience of over 100 business savvy, high-net-worth individuals. Eight finalists will be selected to present at […]

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  • April brings With it Several Education and Networking Events

    Teri Hetherington Events Coordinator Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce  April is now upon us and while this week is a little quiet on the networking events side, we still have a number of outstanding events from small 30 person seminar sessions to large 400+ professionals under one roof. Find out what’s in store this […]

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  • Peru: The New KW Chamber Travel Destination Now Booking

    Lester Holley Director of Finance and Strategic Initiatives Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Have you ever looked at a picture of the majestic Machu Picchu ruins high up in the Andres Mountains and thought “Wow, I should add that to my bucket list of places to visit”? I know I have. Now you can […]

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  • 5 Tips for Picking Your Advertising Channel

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater KW Chamber of Commerce The business world has never had so many advertising channels at its disposal. Going back just 10 years there were only a handful of tools and medias to choose from. Now the world is a little more chaotic. From online to print, radio and […]

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  • Guest Post: What the CANGO-GKWCC Innovation Grant Can Do

    Jonathan Rivard Founder & CEO CANGO Consulting In early March, CANGO partnered with the GKWCC to launch the KW Non-Profit Innovation Grant. While you can get all the details on the grant here (including how you can nominate a local nonprofit organization to win), the response from this initiative has underscored the need for greater communication and […]

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  • Leadercast Speaker Line-up Set to Motivate and Impress

    Teri Hetherington Events Coordinator Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce On May 9th, 2014 we are hosting Leadercast with the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce for a day of motivation and leadership training as 9 top leadership experts that are televised live from Atlanta. Year after year we are joined by hundreds of professionals from across […]

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