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  • Job Posting: Events Manager

    With 1800 members, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is the leading business association in Waterloo Region. We are a dynamic group of community leaders that act as the voice of business for the betterment and economic prosperity of our region. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Events Manager. Events Manager The […]

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  • ShopKW

    Shop local – join shopkw.ca The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of ShopKW. Help us build up and support local businesses by claiming your online profile. The Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (Chamber), focuses on its members’ needs by providing services which strengthen the local business community thereby strengthening […]

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  • Very little in budget to support small or large businesses

    Federal government has to overhaul archaic corporate tax system, says Ian McLean Article written by Ian McLean, published in the Waterloo Chronicle. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has concluded that last week’s federal budget contains many interesting measures, however it fails to address fundamental issues for Canadian businesses and their employees. The national business community […]

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  • BEA Gala: Young Professional of the Year Award

    Young Professional of the Year Award Sponsored by Libro Credit Union The Young Professional of the Year Award is another award that has been revamped. In previous years, this award was titled the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”, which had a narrower focus on young people building a product or business from scratch. We still […]

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  • BEA Gala: Non-Profit/Charitable Award

    Non-Profit/Charitable Award Sponsored by MTE There are three components that help build a healthy society where people can flourish: governance, economy, and civil society. The goal is to have three components intersect with one another seamlessly. The Non-Profit/Charitable Award seeks to acknowledge the incredible contributions of civil society – non-profit and charitable organizations provide the […]

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  • Income splitting – how the new rules will impact you & your family

    article provided by bdo canada On December 13, 2017, the government released new rules designed to prevent income splitting using private corporations. Originally proposed as part of the July 18, 2017 private company consultation paper issued by the Department of Finance, the new rules simplify what was initially proposed and are effective January 1, 2018. The […]

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  • BEA Gala: Innovation Award

    Innovation Award Sponsored by BlackBerry Limited Historically, the Innovation Award has been a popular category at the Business Excellence Awards Gala. Waterloo Region is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of Canada as higher education and creative thinking is fostered through various accelerators, think-tanks and of course, the world-renowned universities and colleges. Students and […]

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  • BEA Gala: Service Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism Award

    2018 business excellence awards service excellence in hospitality & tourism award sponsored by the waterloo region tourism marketing corp This award category has been reworked this year in order to highlight outstanding service within the hospitality and tourism field. From catering companies to local attractions or venues, each business is focused on delivering the most […]

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  • BEA Gala: Small Business of the Year Award (1-10 Employees)

    2018 business excellence awards small business of the year award (1-10 Employees) Over 90% of the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Membership is made up of small business. In fact, small business plays a relevant role in shaping Waterloo Regions’ economic landscape – which is why the Small Business of the Year Award category is always […]

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  • BEA Gala: Health & Wellness in the Workplace Award

    2018 business excellence awards health & wellness in the workplace award sponsored by grand river hospital This award category seeks to acknowledge members who are doing incredible things for their employees. Workplace culture has become the cornerstone of company success – companies are now emphasizing the importance of providing opportunities for leadership, growth, comfort, work-life […]

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