Peer2Peer Groups

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The Peer2Peer groups consist of a series of programs aimed to bring together professionals in our community in a powerful new way.

SunLife Financial Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Peer2Peer Groups Peer 2 Peer Groups Peer to Peer Groups Network Networking Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce OntarioEach group brings together 8-15 industry leaders from the community to share, collaborate and work together to collectively grow their businesses. The content for each group is driven solely by the group members, led by one group champion. Chamber staff sets up and guides meetings.

Contact Saba Shafiq to learn more about how you can join a Peer2Peer group today!

Business Development Group

This group of sales and business development professionals from across the Kitchener-Waterloo business community will meet the second Wednesday of the month to discuss issues and challenges, share best practices and offer networking opportunities to connect with other leaders.

The format of the group will change regularly, directed by the members of the group. Guest speakers, panel events and round table discussions will all be offered, with the topics chosen by the members of the group. Sample topics will include new customer acquisition, making the most of limited resources, client retention, digital tools and strategies, customer relationship management and other topics as decided by the group.

Marketing & Communications Group

This group of marketing and communications professionals from across the Kitchener-Waterloo business community will meet  to discuss common issues across marketers in the area, share best practices and offer networking opportunities to connect with other leaders.

The format of the group will change regularly, directed by the members of the group. Guest speakers, panel events and round table discussions will all be offered, with the topics chosen by the members of the group. Sample topics include digital marketing, social media, email marketing, direct mail, partnerships and other areas as the group directs.

The Chamber is pleased to offer this exclusive learning and networking group for free to member organizations on the third Wednesday of every month. The group will be open to organizations across all industries and company sizes.

Not-For-Profit & Charities

The Not-For-Profit & Charities Peer2Peer group is an excellent way to collaborate and learn from fellow Chamber members who have or have had in the past the same challenges you face everyday. In a world where knowledge is an increasingly important factor in running an organization effectively on a shoestring budget, the Chamber Peer2Peer group for Not-For-Profit & Charities is a great way to continuously learn!

The format of the group will change regularly, directed by the members of the group. Guest speakers, panel events and round table discussions will all be offered, with the topics chosen by the members of the group. Sample topics will include new customer acquisition, making the most of limited resources, client retention, digital tools and strategies, customer relationship management and other topics as decided by the group. This group meets every first Thursday of the month.

Human Resources Group

Human Resources is an aspect of business that is in constant flux. With a new generation of workers coming into the workforce, the advent of new technologies like social media forcing policy changes, and the never ending need to make sure your staff are working at peak performance, human resources has never been more important.

Peer2Peer collaboration is your chance to talk with those who have been in your position and may have insight you are in need of and you may also have insight that you can pass on. Whether you’re in a human resources department or you happen to be the one in the office of a small business pegged to take up the responsibility, learning and collaborating in the Human Resources Peer2Peer group is a outstanding resource to take advantage of. This group meets every second Thursday of the month.

'More Clients' Group

Professionals selling knowledge and skills in today’s marketplace face unique business challenges regardless of their area of expertise. This group is tailored towards small business owners who are looking to expand their client base.

Discussion topics for this Peer2Peer will include strengthening personal brand, mapping buyer personas, content strategy, advanced networking, social media, and internet marketing skills, and building recurring revenue. This group meets every third Tuesday of the month.

Operations Management

The Operations Management group is dedicated to those who’s roles are related to the operational aspect of the organization. This group will meet to discuss common topics like project management, leading/managing people, understanding financial statements, tips and tricks of getting things done and much more. The Operational Management group meets monthly on the fourth Thursday. Whether you are a business owner , CEO or someone managing the operations of your organization, this group is for you.