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  • Canadian Blood Services Needs Your Help

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Now that the weather is bright and sunny and the business community starts its summer season. What few people know is that as many of us head off on vacations and very active weekdays with kids off school, Canadian Blood Services is now […]

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  • Ontario Votes Today

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Today is Election Day in Ontario. A lot of campaigning and rhetoric has been thrown around over the past several weeks, but today you as the voter have the chance to cast your vote and be heard. Regardless of who you vote for, voting […]

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  • Architecture + Commerce: How Architecture is an Economic Driver

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), in partnership with the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a truly unique event on Friday, June 13th. A diverse panel of experts come together to discuss the importance of architecture, how it can help individual businesses […]

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  • Kitchener Centre Provincial Election Forum Tomorrow

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce As the province approaches the next election on June 12th the Chamber is once again hosting a series Candidate Forums. These forums are an opportunity to ask questions important to the business community of the candidates in the three local ridings of Kitchener Centre, […]

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  • 100 Mile Feast Takes on Paris, France

    Teri Hetherington Events Coordinator Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce  The 2014 100 Mile Feast is taking on a new, fabulous theme this year. Using locally sourced ingredients as we have the Chamber, is association with Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel’s Executive Chef Lori Maidlow, will be preparing a 100 Mile Feast: The Parisian Experience on […]

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  • Interview with Chamber President & CEO Ian McLean on Priorities and Initiatives

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce With an Ontario election coming in less than 6 weeks and the planning for next year at the Chamber already underway, we wanted to take a minute to lay out the Chamber’s priorities. Here are a few questions I posed to our President […]

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  • 3 Free Services for Businesses From Google

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Google has a reputation for consistently being a pioneer, at the forefront of new and innovative ways to move search engine technology. More recently, however, Google has also become a powerful tool in business development. Google has 3 main free services that can prove […]

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  • Open Tendering on Region of Waterloo Projects Denied

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Yesterday the Ontario Labour Relations Board released a preliminary ruling that the Region of Waterloo will be a construction employer and therefore must only employ workers from one union, the Carpenters District Council of Ontario United Brotherhood of Carpenter and Joiners. This ruling means […]

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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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