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  • BEA Gala: New Business of the Year Award

    2018 business excellence awards new business of the year award (<2 Years) Sponsored by bell canada The New Business of the Year Award (<2 Years) is the newest award category introduced in this year’s line up! With such a strong tech and startup presence in the Region, we felt it was important to provide an […]

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  • A Glimpse into Woolwich Township

    The Township of Woolwich is an interesting blend of urban and rural, small c conservative and progressive. The Township wraps around the Region, sharing borders with Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge and Wellesley.  With a population of about 25,000, we encompass approximately 31,912 hectares a landmass that is greater than the three cities combined. We have experienced […]

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  • Waterloo Region Businesses Looking for New Manufacturing & Agri-Food Investments

    A recent Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce membership survey identified the auto manufacturing and food processing sectors as priority areas for new investment and employment attraction. Approximately 20% of the Waterloo Region workforce is currently employed in manufacturing therefore it appears businesses are looking for expansion and the direct and indirect benefits manufacturers provide […]

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  • Exciting Opportunities for Waterloo Region

    In case you missed our AGM on September 13th… Imagine combining the innovation and entrepreneurship of Silicon Valley with the manufacturing capabilities of Stuttgart Germany. The result would be a powerhouse of economic activity – enough to drive a nation. There is a huge opportunity for Canada, Ontario and the Region of Waterloo to emerge […]

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  • Municipal Innovation alive and well in our region

    Welcome to my first quarterly Chamber blog. I appreciate the opportunity to share with you some of the initiatives and successes the City of Waterloo has experienced this year, but I also plan on discussing some of our challenges in future blogs. One of the areas that I think Waterloo excels in, as well as […]

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  • Brick Brewing launches $4M Kitchener Expansion and Supply Chain Consolidation

    Supply Chain Brick Brewing Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Kitchener Waterloo

    Kitchener, ON (Marketwired – January 5, 2017) – Brick Brewing Co. Limited (“Brick” or the “Company”) (TSX:BRB) today announced the next phase of expansion for the Kitchener brewery. Brick will be spending four million dollars to enhance production capabilities in Kitchener, including improvements to blending, packaging and warehousing. Upon completion of the project, Brick will […]

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  • Gowling WLG’s Clients Benefit From the Firm’s Access to a National, and Now Global, Platform

    Gowling WLG’s clients benefit from the firm’s access to a national, and now global, platform. Recently, a client who was looking to build their business wished to make a connection with a company in Germany. By networking with Gowling WLG’s offices in Europe, the firm was able to arrange the connection. It’s these types of […]

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  • Gowling WLG

    Gowling WLG Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Kitchener Waterloo Blog

    In this month’s Member Profile we featured Gowling WLG, a well respected law firm in the Region of Waterloo with legal roots in the area dating back to 1887. With a staff of 115, including 43 lawyers, Gowling WLG’s office in Waterloo Region services clients across Southwestern Ontario and beyond. Consisting of specialists in all […]

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  • A Christmas Gift Idea!

    Christmas Gift Idea Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Kitchener Waterloo Blog

    A Christmas Gift Idea! County Roots – Global ReacH imagination – collaboration – entrepreneurship Photography by Richard Bain Foreword by Lisa LaFlamme County Roots – Global Reach is a book that tells the story of business and community in Waterloo Region. It is a hard cover, jacketed coffee table book, great for your home, office […]

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  • We’re Hiring – Events Coordinator

    Events Coordinator Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Kitchener Waterloo Job Posting Blog Events

    Job Description 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 Coordinator. Events […]

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