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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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  • 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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  • 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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