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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Innovation Award

    Often, we assume that innovation means technological innovation. However, innovation simply means developing a product or service that didn’t exist before and covers every industry sector. As you can see from our Business Excellence Innovation Award nominees, only one of these nominees could be labeled a technology company. Past winners include technology companies such as […]

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  • Business of the Year Award

    Similar to the last few years, the 2017 Business Excellence Award includes three Business of the Year categories. In order to honour the strong diversity of business sizes, the Business of the Year Awards are divided into 1-10 Employees, 11-50 employees, and Over 50 employees. Each category is strongly represented with amazing nominees and is […]

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  • Securing Your Business in the Age of Hacking

    In the world of mobile devices comes business opportunities, revenue streams, increased customer satisfaction and employee efficiency; but as a business owner, you need to make sure that when you go mobile, you do it securely. On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce along with event sponsors BlackBerry and Rogers, […]

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  • An event manager’s experience of the Business Excellence Awards Gala

    The Business Excellence Awards Gala has become not only the premier event in the Chamber’s busy event schedule, it is also the must attend event in the Waterloo Region and I’m extremely proud to say it has grown to over 900 attendees, including the area’s most respected and recognized business leaders from every industry and […]

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  • Junior Achievement Re-Introduces the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

    Entrepreneurs are a rare breed. They go where only others have imagined and they create. They have long driven our community from its early development as a farming region into one of the most diverse economies in Canada. On November 5th Junior Achievement Waterloo Region will be honouring those entrepreneurs who have helped shape and […]

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  • UBER Haus: Waterloo’s Newest and Only Oktoberfest Festhallen

    Oktoberfest brings our community together like few community festivals can and Waterloo is now home to its newest and only festhallen location at Maxwell’s Concerts & Events: UBER Haus! Maxwell’s has been a longtime venue for music, corporate events, and having an outstanding time and with its new and expanded venue Oktoberfest celebrations are a […]

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  • Start of Chamber Event Season Begins this September

    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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  • 7 Tips for First Time Networkers

    I’ve been there. Walking into a networking event for the first time and feeling that onslaught of anxiety surge through your body as you walk up to a small group of people chatting whom you’ve never met before. Let’s face it, networking for the first time is tough. But networking is a natural part of […]

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  • 2015 Business Excellence Award Recipients Highlight Region’s Business Community’s Strength

    Kitchener, ON – On Thursday, February 19th, 2015 the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and the Waterloo Region business community came together to honour the extraordinary contributions of the organizations and volunteers who were nominated for the 2015 Business Excellence Awards at its annual Gala. Host, CTV’s Meghan Furman acted as host and Master […]

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