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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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  • Attention Business Owners: Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Act

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce For anyone who manufactures, imports, advertises, sells or tests a consumer product now have a number of important things to remember to ensure Health Canada compliance. For retailers and suppliers these are specific points of interest. Here some of the areas that retailers […]

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  • Canada’s Labour Market Report for 2013 Brings Mixed Results

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce The Canadian Chamber of Commerce published its Policy Brief on Employment last week entitled Canada’s Labour Market Sputtered in 2013. There were a number of important insights for the business community from the year past and also will take us into the rest of […]

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  • 3 Simple Rules for LinkedIn Etiquette and Prosperity

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater KW Chamber of Commerce LinkedIn is becoming one of the most used tools for business professionals and businesses for countless reasons that range from business development to human resources and talent recruitment. Because of this the 160 Million users that make up LinkedIn all use it for their […]

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  • Final Business Award Profile: Volunteer of the Year Award & the Michael R. Follett Award

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce There are two very special awards that are given at the Business Excellence Awards Gala that are selected by a diverse panel of community representatives. The first award is the Volunteer of the Year Award. The Chamber is fortunate to have over 300 […]

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