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  • Member Profile: IRIS Advantage

    iris provides a holistic approach to your optical needs and exclusive offers to kw chamber members “At IRIS, we take a holistic approach to each and every one of our clients whether they’re a child, young professional, sports enthusiast, or a retiree,” notes Dr. Daryan Angle, Optometrist, owner of the IRIS location in UpTown Waterloo, […]

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  • IRIS the Visual Group: Member Advantage

    IRIS Optometrists and Opticians in UpTown Waterloo work with children at an early age to help prevent nearsightedness and encourage stable eye health through such methods as orthokeratology and blue light protection. They also assist seniors with visual impairments to enjoy a fuller lifestyle through such visual aids as telescopes, illuminated magnifying glasses, and prisms. […]

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  • A Locally Designed Screwdriver – It’s Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before.

    As part of our Member Profile series, we’ve partnered with Grappleworks Ltd. The team at Grappleworks Ltd. has developed a screwdriver. It’s not just any screwdriver though, when purchased this household tool donates a percentage of the profits directly to a local organization in your community! When asked what inspired this idea, “We wanted to find […]

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  • BERESKIN & PARR Dots The “I” In Intellectual Property

    Here in the Region, partners Tim Sinnott and Jason Hynes are much more than lawyers. Sinnott has his Bachelor and Masters in Physics while Hynes has his Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering.  While Sinnott works on patents and trademarks, Hynes focuses mainly on patents, from prosecution through to litigation. Their involvement in the […]

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  • A BUSINESS OPEN HOUSE THAT REALLY GOES THE DISTANCE

    Grand River Raceway Elora Event Spotlight Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Kitchener Waterloo Blog

    In this month’s Member Profile we featured Grand River Raceway. Located in beautiful Elora it is the perfect spot for your next corporate event! Bring your appetite, drive a racehorse, win prizes and see for yourself on Wednesday May 18th when Grand River Raceway’s Meetings & Events Services host their Business Open House from 3pm […]

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  • Guest Post – How well do you know your clients?

    Often I am asked if my organization “specializes” in Business-to-Consumer (B2C) or Business-to-Business Marketing (B2B)? My response? Neither. We specialize in Person-to-Person marketing. Now don’t get me wrong, there are some differences between the channels which would be best suited to engage your target audience. At the end of the day though, it is not […]

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  • Does Your Business Have Equipment Breakdown Protection? – Guest Post

    By: Albert Schmidt, Partner & Sales and Marketing Manager, Erb & Erb Insurance Brokers A commercial building has a lot of working parts and is usually more complex than a simple home. A standard commercial or business property policy will cover your business property, equipment and inventory against fire or theft or whole range of […]

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  • Looking Ahead to 2015 – Key Challenges for Small and Medium Enterprises

    As we are about to turn the page on another calendar year, most entrepreneurs will want to reflect back on 2014 economic trends and look forward to how they will impact their businesses into 2015. A few key stories have dominated the economic headlines over the past year. They include the following: Slower demand in […]

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  • How to Be a Good Linkedin Neighbour

    Kris Ronan Director – Southern Ontario Intrigue Media Chamber Young Professionals Committee Member LinkedIn’s mission is simple:  “connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.” When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do.”  LinkedIn’s focus is to […]

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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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