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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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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Business of the Year (Over 20 Employees)

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Waterloo Region is home to many outstanding organizations and we’re proud to have many of them within our membership. At the Business Excellence Awards Gala tomorrow, we will be awarding a ‘Business of the Year (Over 20 Employees) Award. For a company to […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Business of the Year (20 Employees & Under)

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Waterloo Region is home to many outstanding organizations and we’re proud to have many of them within our membership. At the Business Excellence Awards Gala, we will be awarding a ‘Business of the Year (20 Employees and Under) Award. For a company to […]

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  • Business Award Profile: Non-Profit/Charitable Award

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Waterloo Region is renown for its togetherness as a community that comes together whether than be private or corporate citizens. There are many organizations that are setting out to make a difference in the Region to help every thrive in a constantly changing […]

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  • Top 3 Reasons Why CEOs Should Be On Twitter

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater KW Chamber of Commerce It can be lonely at the top for many CEOs but many are reaching out to Twitter to help reach out and make their business more human. The micro-blogging social network is now attracting droves of CEOs to its user base and for very […]

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