Promote Your Business

Reach over 1800 member companies representing well over 70,000 employees through a number of promotional partnerships. Market your business by taking advantage of the power of the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce. If you haven’t discovered this marketing venue, you may be missing out on an effective and cost effective marketing technique. The Chamber provides exclusive opportunities to market directly to the premier audience of business & community leaders, elected officials and young professionals in the greater Kitchener Waterloo area.

Advocate Advertising

The Chamber Advocate publication is produced on a bi-monthly basis and is distributed free of charge to all Chamber members, VIP’s, and important contacts. The Chamber Advocate includes news of Chamber meetings and events, current issues affecting the business community, initiatives of the various Chamber committees, member surveys, profiles of Chamber members & volunteers, opinion pieces and advertising opportunities.

Check out what was in our most recent Advocate by viewing it online here.

The Advocate is an outstanding and affordable business-to-business advertising vehicle targeted to key decision-makers. For more information about advertising in The Advocate, please contact David MacLellan, Membership Manager at 519.749.6042.

Chamber eNewsletter

eNewsSampleThe Chamber’s eNewsletter, “Your Chamber Today” is a bi-weekly update that goes out to over 4,000 business professionals including senior management, board of directors, human resource departments and political contacts. eNews Weekly contains a special update from Chamber CEO, Ian McLean, on Chamber events, new member updates, community events and advertising opportunities.

Our eNewsletter enjoys open and click through rates far higher than most non-profit organizations and puts your business or event directly in the eyes of our members. As a bi-weekly eNewsletter, this is the quickest way to reach thousands of potential clients or customers in their inbox from a trusted and informative newsletter.

Learn more about advertising in our eNewsletter by contacting David MacLellan, Membership Manager at 519.749.6042.

Event Partnerships

192Cham41GalaAwa-174Sponsoring a Chamber event is an ideal opportunity for your company to partner with the greater Kitchener Waterloo area’s largest economic and business development organization and to spread your reach throughout the business community.

Every attendee will have your company on their mind, not to mention the exposure we give you prior to and after the event. Opportunities include everything from title sponsorship to hosting an event.

Taking advantage of the Chamber’s event partnership offerings can lead to more networking opportunities, professional relationships and increased business. Also, your commitment to the region is demonstrated by aligning with your community’s largest, diverse, and most influential business organization.

To find out how you can partner with the Chamber, please contact Heather Hutchings, Manager Partnerships at the Chamber at 519.749.6036.

Print & Online Directory

Membership & Business Directory

More professionals in the greater Kitchener Waterloo area use the Chamber Members’ Directory for product or service sourcing, who’s who contact information, and lead generation than any other published directory.

Directory New and Improved!

  • Over 8,000 local businesses, industries and tourism operators in the greater Kitchener Waterloo area receive it.
  • Larger format (8 1/2″ x 11″) – Bigger ads and bigger listings!
  • An annual buyers resource tool
  • Showcases your business in alphabetical and by category listings
  • Features contacts, emails and websites for ease of use
  • Compact and Convenient

In order to be listed or advertise in this publication, your business or organization must be a current Chamber member. Contact David MacLellan at 519.749.6042 to learn more about advertising in the next Members’ Directory publication.

Online Member Directory

The Member Directory is also available online through the Chamber website which opens up a whole new audience. Not only are local residents and business professionals using the directory but many from outside the greater Kitchener Waterloo area are also accessing it!

The majority of visitors to the Chamber’s website are looking for information on our members. A presence in our online membership directory delivers those potential clients directly to your company. All Chamber members are listed in certain categories of their choosing in a searchable business directory. Links to each member’s website, email, and a map are automatically provided as a member benefit.

Each Chamber member receives one complimentary listing in both the print and online directory. Additional listings under other categories are available for a nominal fee.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Throughout the year, the Chamber offers a variety of events which provide our members with networking, educational, and recognition opportunities.  As a not-for-profit association, these events are made possible through the generous support of our various Corporate Partners.

Sponsorship with the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is an excellent way to market your business and promote your commitment to the community. Chamber events and programs are highly publicized, and so are their sponsors. Your company’s brand name is included in collateral materials and print advertising to help you lock in this valuable public recognition.

Whether your business is small, medium or large, the Chamber provides opportunities for you to increase your visibility with a growing number of business decision makers and opinion leaders by sponsoring an event or program.

Whether you’re looking to strengthen your brand image, launch a new product or program, or showcase your facility by hosting an event, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce provides the perfect platform to show off your business to some of the area’s most innovative and dynamic businesses.

The Chamber, through a one-on-one needs analysis creates unique plans and opportunities for contributing organizations, meeting their individual goals and budget.  Sponsoring a Chamber event, or series of events, is an ideal opportunity for your company to partner with the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and spread your reach throughout the business community.

For additional information on sponsorship opportunities, please email Heather Hutchings or by phone (519) 749.6036

Website Advertising

With over 50,000 page views every month, 10,000 unique visitors, and half a dozen different options, there is always a way to reach your key audience at a reasonable price. The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce website is an excellent advertising option for you. Advertise either on our Homepage or Member Directory ad spots, or you could even show off your skills through a guest blog post!

Learn more about advertising on our website by contacting David MacLellan, Membership Manager at 519.749.6042.

Member Profiles

Improve your visibility through the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce.

Features & Benefits

  • Distributed via email to over 5000 subscribers
  • Email open rate of over 35%
  • Website & email address featured
  • Feature Page on the GKWCC website

For more information call 519-576-6039 or email Lester Holley.