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  • BEA Gala – Employee Engagement Award

    Employee Engagement Award Sponsored by Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning This award category seeks to acknowledge companies who are doing incredible things for their employees. Employee engagement goes beyond fostering a safe, inclusive, and positive working environment – it means forward thinking, reducing barriers, opportunity for growth through training, and emphasizing diversity. […]

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  • BEA Gala – Business of the Year Award (11-50 Employees)

    Business of the Year Award (11-50 Employees) This award category is catered to medium-sized businesses that are making a splash in the Region. Nominees in this category have gone above and beyond in ensuring that they’re leaders in their respective industry. This award is given to an outstanding business or organization with 11-50 full-time employees […]

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  • BEA Gala: New Business of the Year Award

    New Business of the Year Award (<2 Years) Sponsored by Bell Canada The New Business of the Year Award (<2 Years) is our newest award category! With such a strong tech and startup presence in the Region, we feel it is important to celebrate the entrepreneurial risk-takers and dreamers that help shape the business community. […]

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  • BEA Gala: Small Business of the Year Award

    Small Business of the Year Award (1-10 Employees) Over 90% of the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber membership is made up of small business. In fact, small business plays a prevalent role in shaping Waterloo Region’s economic landscape – which is why the Small Business of the Year Award category is always a highly competitive category. […]

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  • Another Way to Shop Local

    By Silveri Jewellers Shopping local has become a trend that many of us are happy to get on board with. Knowing where your goods are coming from is important and exciting information. Many local businesses are starting to carry things grown or handmade right in our backyard and it’s no longer very hard to find […]

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  • Create It Custom! By Silveri Jewellers

    Sometimes you have a vision for the perfect jewellery piece, you  know exactly what you want but it feels like everywhere you look you haven’t found anything exactly like the piece you’re dreaming of. At Silveri, we’re all about making your dreams come true and that’s what we got to do recently with Sharon and […]

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  • Create an Effective Job Posting to Hire Students

    An effective job posting includes a job summary, required skills, responsibilities, tasks and additional information such as location, salary and other relevant information. Grabbing the job seekers attention is important as you want them to apply for the role. Remember, first impressions matter! Job Title Aligning the job title with the job activities is a […]

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  • Miller Thomson LLP: Member Profile

    Miller Thomson and its employees are deeply involved in the local community – both as direct sponsors of events and charitable contributors. They are involved in Communitech, not only because of their close proximity to it and the financial benefit of dealing with them, but also “because it is the future, and it helps, on […]

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  • Job Posting: Events Assistant

    EVENTS ASSISTANT The Events Assistant is responsible for coordinating and executing day to day tasks in the Events Department. You will work alongside a team to deliver successful, high calibre events, and positive guest experiences. Ideal Applicant Profile: Post-secondary courses in marketing, event planning and/or communications Some event managing experience Proficiency in Social Media Management […]

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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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