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  • BDC Small Business Week Returns – October 19-25

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce It’s BDC Small Business Week once again. On behalf of the Chamber I would like to salute the thousands of small businesses in Waterloo Region who help our Region grow and prosper! Our Chamber is comprised of business of all sizes but is primarily […]

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  • Tips on Making the Most of a Chamber Young Professionals Event

    Teri Hetherington Events Coordinator Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce The Libro Chamber Young Professionals bring together a unique networking style that is relaxed and a highly effective tool to help you in building your confidence, network and having fun while doing it. We encourage you to come out to the events and network with […]

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  • Learn How to Become a Supplier to the Government of Ontario

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce The Government of Ontario will be hosting a reverse trade show and seminar on November 4th in Toronto called “Supply Ontario” aimed directly at businesses like yours to supply goods and services in order to serve future needs. In addition to the trade […]

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  • Hockey Helps the Homeless Tournament Coming at Perfect Time

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Our community is only as strong if every citizen has a safe and warm place to live. Homelessness has become a major issue in Waterloo Region as Out of the Cold program locations are closing their doors due to a number of reasons. Homelessness […]

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  • Co-Founder of Mabel’s Labels, Julie Cole to Speak at Inspiring Women Event

    Julie Tedesco Events Manager Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce On Thursday, September 18th the Inspiring Women’s Event welcomes Julie Cole! Many of us know Julie from the business venture which she co-founded, Mabel’s Labels. The company was created by four mom’s who were frustrated with their children losing their belonging. So these moms decided […]

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  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Priorities Focus on R&D, Labour Market, Infrastructure, and More

    Ian McLean President + CEO Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce In lead up to the next federal budget the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has compiled a list of 9 key recommendations that they have put forward to the government to address. The goals of the priorities listed is to support prosperity, competitiveness, and innovation […]

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  • Top Female Entrepreneur Kelsey Ramsden to Speak at Inspiring Women Event

    Teri Hetherington Events Coordinator Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce We are pleased to welcome Kelsey Ramsden to the 8th Annual Inspiring Women Event. Kelsey was named Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur by Profit Magazine, her business, Belvedere Place Development has consistently ranked amongst the Top 100 fastest growing companies and most profitable. Kelsey’s family has […]

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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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