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  • What’s Estate?

    What’s Estate? By: Silveri Jewellers It’s a question we hear all the time – “what is Estate Jewellery?” Estate Jewellery is previously loved jewellery. These pieces have been brought into our stores by someone looking to get rid of old or unused jewellery. Our master goldsmiths then refurbish the piece to have it looking like […]

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  • We’re Hiring – Events Coordinator

    With over 1,800 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 Coordinator […]

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  • ISU Corp Software Wins Canadian Business Excellence Award

    ISU CORP, a leading custom software solutions enterprise, has announced that they have been awarded the Canadian Business Excellence Award for Private Businesses 2019, presented by Excellence Canada and The Globe and Mail. The Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses is a national award administered annually. This special designation recognizes businesses from all industries […]

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  • Digital Marketing Apprentice Program

    We live in a digital dependent world with more and more people connecting online everyday. So what does this mean for your business?  Digital marketing has never been more important and essential to the growth and success of a business than right now. But coming up with a successful digital marketing plan isn’t always easy […]

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  • The Importance of Engaging with Post-Secondary Students

    An active growing economy is a healthy economy. But how can businesses grow when there is a talent deficit? As expected with retiring baby boomers, Canada’s economy is going through a talent shortage making it important for small businesses to get engaged with post-secondary students for the future. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce report, Obstacles […]

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  • The Chamber’s New Co-op TEAM!

    For the first time, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (GKWCC) is proud to announce that we have developed a Co-op team! Our co-op students – Anika Ibrahim, Brody McManus, and Harvir Grewal – are working with Allison Mitchell on the GKWCC’s initiative, Access Student Talent that is being piloted in collaboration with Conestoga […]

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  • Employer Insights: Working with Students with Lesley Warren Design Group and Little Mushroom Catering!

    We caught up with our friends Lesley Warren Design Group and Little Mushroom Catering to talk about their experiences with experiential learning and working with post-secondary students. Little Mushroom Catering is a local business founded in Kitchener in 2010 and they are a full service catering company mainly catering weddings, milestones and business/corporate events. Little […]

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  • How to Make a Connection In One Hour

    Remember that classic comedy, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, where Matthew McConaughey’s character makes a bet that he can make a girl fall in love with him in just 10 days? Meanwhile, Kate Hudson’s character is doing the exact opposite, as she does everything in her power to repulse him so he’ll […]

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  • Restructuring Sales Team

    Requests for Expressions of Interest Great Opportunity! Head the Sales Team at the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce. Are you looking for a new challenge to lead and build out a new sales team? The GKWCC has a huge opportunity to re-shape our sales team. With two pending retirements upcoming, the time is right […]

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  • Meet the GKW Chamber’s First Co-op Student!

    Hello, my name is Aparna Gupta and I am a third year Psychology and Business student at the University of Waterloo. As a part of the school’s co-op program, I have the opportunity to work with the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (GKWCC) on their new initiative that helps small businesses access student talent; […]

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