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  • Motivation Monday Social Posts

    Want to be featured on our socialS? We’re looking for your best motivational quotes so we can share them weekly on our socials as a “Motivation Monday” story. We’ll tag you (and/or your business) and share it with our social media following. No catch, you just need to provide a few quick words of wisdom, […]

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  • Highlighting Scotiabank as the Title Sponsor of the Female Founders Series

    The Female Founders Program would not be possible without our Title Sponsor, Scotiabank. We would like to thank them for their continuous support! To learn a little more about the Scotiabank Women Initiative, and why they’ve chosen to sponsor this program, see the video below. Tell us about yourself. My name’s Kendra Burkholder. I’m a Small Business […]

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  • OPEN LETTER: Land Assembly – Opinions, Facts and the Choice for our Region

    Region of Waterloo – April 25, 2024 – BESTWR business coalition calls for a common set of facts in the community dialogue on land assembly. Waterloo Region is at a crossroads. The anticipated growth for our community will see us grow to one million residents in about 20 years. There is an urgency for preparing […]

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  • Job Posting: Events Coordinator

    Join our team as an Events Coordinator! About Us The Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (GKWCC) provides strong, continued service to over 1700 members in one of Canada’s marquee pioneering and entrepreneurial business communities. For the past 136 years, dating back to the Chamber’s founding as the Berlin Board of Trade, we have expanded into […]

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  • Volunteer Appreciation Week Highlight

    Written by: Charly Bax, Chamber Young Professionals Committee + Innovation Analyst at TD Commercial Banking.  On April 6th, 2024, the first Saturday in April, the 60th Elmira Maple Syrup Festival took place welcoming over 80,000 thousand attendees. This community event would not be possible without amazing volunteers who put in countless hours of work before, during, […]

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  • What is CYP? & Who is it for?

    Written by: Michelle Mcdonald, Chamber Young Professionals Committee + Co-Owner & Office Manager at Creekside Hearing If you are not familiar with the acronym, CYP, you will want to get to know it! CYP stands for: Chamber Young Professionals, a sub networking group of the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce. Now by the title of […]

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  • Winners Announced: 2024 Business Excellence Awards Gala

    Kitchener, ON – On Thursday, March 21, 2024, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, and the Waterloo Region business community came together in person and virtually to honour the extraordinary contributions of the organizations and volunteers who were nominated for the 14 categories of the 2024 Business Excellence Awards. CTV’s Daryl Morris acted as […]

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  • Happy International Women’s Day!

    Written by: Alisa Grange, Chamber Young Professionals Committee + Licensed Paralegal  Did you know that the journey for women’s rights in Canada has been a complex and often challenging one? While some women obtained the right to vote in a sporadic fashion, it wasn’t until 1918 that federal authorities granted them this right. However, even […]

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  • Female Founder: (March) Cindy Cody

    On the first Tuesday of every month, we’ll announce a new Female Founder, including a video interview of them sharing their business story. Want to be featured as a Female Founder? Contact Heather Hutchings for more details. The Female Founders Program would not be possible without our Title Sponsor, Scotiabank. To learn a little more […]

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  • A New Chapter for Dana Walton

    Many of you know Dana Walton (Director, Strategic Initiatives & Business Development) here at the Chamber. You’ve likely connected with her at an event, spoken with her about the value of Chamber Membership, met with her on ways to effectively align your business with sponsorship & advertising opportunities, or had her faciliate a Peer2Peer or […]

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