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  • How to Leverage Your Tradeshow Booth Before and After You’ve Already Packed Up

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Tradeshows happen in countless different industries and communities throughout the year. They hold tremendous value in building brand awareness, making great connections, generating buzz, and getting in front of potential customers and clients. With Tradeshows like the Chamber’s Business Expo brings in thousands […]

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  • Erica Ehm to be Keynote Speaker at 8th Annual Inspiring Women Event

    Teri Hetherington Events Coordinator Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce The time for the 8th Annual Inspiring Women Event is fast approaching. We are honoured this year to be hosting five tremendously fabulous speakers each with their own stories of inspiration, perseverance, and encouragement. We’re excited to welcome our keynote speaker, Erica Ehm, creator/publisher of […]

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  • Solving the High Cost of Hydro Through Collaboration

      Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce   During the spring election one of the major issues that came up was the high cost of hydro in the province of Ontario. It continues to be an issue with many businesses. On the local level, the wonderful work saveONenergy is doing […]

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  • Guest Post: The Future of Marketing : Digital-out-of-Home

    Mike Hajmasy Intrigue Media As William Leiss and others discuss in their book, Social Communication in Advertising: Consumption in the Mediated Marketplace, television commercials once played a dominating role in the world of advertising. Following the Second World War, television became a primary way to reach a mass audience at home, alongside traditional mediums such […]

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  • Processing for Securing a New Family Doctor

    Mary Sue Fitzpatrick Vice President, Physician Recruitment Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Securing a family doctor in Waterloo Region can seem like a daunting task, especially when you don’t know where to begin. Luckily, there are a number of family health teams and centres taking on new patients in Waterloo Region and we are […]

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  • Bank of Canada Business Outlook Survey Encouraging

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce The Bank of Canada released its latest Business Outlook Survey results for the Summer 2014 and they hold encouraging signals for business in Canada, while maintaining caution. There were a number of indicators in the survey results that point to firms in Canada are […]

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  • Another Event Season Comes to a Close

    Julie Tedesco Events Manager Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce After another record breaking event season the Chamber Events department is now taking a bit of a break for the next couple weeks to plan and prepare for the 2014-15 event season that will definitely surprise and delight Chamber members no matter what your business […]

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  • Social Media and Time Management: An Unlikely Team

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Social media use has been growing steadily higher for businesses and professionals in all industries and business sectors. From Facebook to Twitter, and even Pinterest, more businesses have taken up the mantle of low cost marketing that social media offers. Many make the jump […]

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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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