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  • University of Waterloo Releases Its First Community Impact Report

    Over the past 58 years since the University of Waterloo was founded it has had a significant impact not only on the students that have graced its campus. It also continues to have a very real impact on the Region of Waterloo and its global brand. Today, the University of Waterloo published its first Community […]

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  • The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics Comes to Laurier

    Today Wilfrid Laurier University made a significant change to its distinguished School of Business & Economics with a major endowment from one of Canada’s leading names in business and technology. From now on Laurier will be home to the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics in honour of BlackBerry (formerly Research in Motion) co-founder and […]

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  • Start of Chamber Event Season Begins this September

    Trade Show Business Expo Exposition Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Annual Event Events Showcase Business Network Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Ontario

    After a summer of planning the 2015-16 Chamber event season officially kicks off this September with several events scheduled starting with a Point of View Luncheon with Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader, Patrick Brown and the Chamber Annual General Meeting. Point of View Luncheon with Patrick Brown – September 11th This September we will be […]

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  • Chamber of Commerce to Host Federal Election Candidate Forums

    For Immediate Release August 18, 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY Chamber of Commerce to Host Federal Election Candidate Forums Kitchener, ON – The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with 570 News, has organized a set of four Federal Election Candidate Forums for the ridings of Kitchener Centre, Kitchener-Conestoga, Kitchener South-Hespler, and Waterloo. The Chamber […]

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  • Request for Proposal: Loyalty and Rewards Program Delivered Primarily Through a Chamber App

    Request for Quote To ensure all current members have equal access to KW Chamber contracts, the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce is issuing the following: Request for Proposal for Member Rewards offerings. Loyalty and rewards program delivered primarily though a Chamber App. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to invite prospective vendors […]

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  • Waterloo Region Business Community Concerned with Economy but Look for the Silver Lining

    For Immediate Release August 13, 2015 Press Release Waterloo Region Business Community Concerned with Economy but Look for the Silver Lining Kitchener, ON – The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce recently surveyed its membership on a number of key issues and found that 66% of respondents are “concerned” or “very concerned” about the direction […]

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  • 5 Ways to Stay Productive During the Summer

    For a large number of businesses and professionals the summer months bring with it a downtime for their industry. As the kids come home from school for the summer and your summer routine takes hold it might be difficult to feel productive, especially if your business cycle is typically in the middle of a natural […]

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  • Microsoft Ventures Demo Day to Feature Local Startup Beagle Inc. This Friday

    It was announced back in March that local tech startup Beagle Inc. was selected to be part of the exclusive Microsoft Ventures Accelerator program in Seattle, Washington. After 4 months of working with key mentors, technical resources and potential customers the Beagle Inc. team will be presenting at the Microsoft Ventures Demo Day on Friday, […]

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  • WLU Celebrates Canada’s PM’s Thanks to Local Support

    After months of uncertainty the Wilfrid Laurier University Board of Governors approved the proposal to make WLU the home of the Prime Minister Statues Project collection. Thanks to the spearheading effort of Sandvine Co-Founder, President & CEO, Dave Caputo, the statues project is well underway. Already completed is the statue of Canada’s first Prime Minister, […]

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  • Safety-Kleen Steps Up for Our Community

    As reported in the Record and on CTV, on May 24th, 2015 24 barrels of toxic waste were accidently discovered in Woolwich Township decades after being dumped haphazardly in a heavily wooded area. After weeks of calling the authorities and government departments without any action a local company, Safety-Kleen stepped up to dispose of the […]

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