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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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  • The Chamber’s New Initiative: Access Student Talent

    With over one-third of the workforce being age 55 or over, a talent gap is on the horizon (Vander Wier, Will the uneven job market for youth improve in 2018?, p. 2, 2018). As more and more of these employees rapidly reach the age of retirement, it is important to partner to build for a […]

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  • Job Posting: Events Manager

    With 1800 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 Manager. Events Manager The […]

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  • ShopKW

    Shop local – join shopkw.ca The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of ShopKW. Help us build up and support local businesses by claiming your online profile. The Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (Chamber), focuses on its members’ needs by providing services which strengthen the local business community thereby strengthening […]

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  • Leadercast Speakers 2018

    We are pleased to host Leadercast 2018, a one-day leadership event featuring a line-up of world-renowned leaders, speaking on topics that will motivate and inspire you and your team to identify and develop their own leadership voice.  It’s accessible.  It’s affordable.  It’s for every leader at every level who aspires to articulate and demonstrate the power of change through positive leadership. Register for […]

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  • Very little in budget to support small or large businesses

    Federal government has to overhaul archaic corporate tax system, says Ian McLean Article written by Ian McLean, published in the Waterloo Chronicle. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has concluded that last week’s federal budget contains many interesting measures, however it fails to address fundamental issues for Canadian businesses and their employees. The national business community […]

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  • BEA Gala: Young Professional of the Year Award

    Young Professional of the Year Award Sponsored by Libro Credit Union The Young Professional of the Year Award is another award that has been revamped. In previous years, this award was titled the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”, which had a narrower focus on young people building a product or business from scratch. We still […]

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  • BEA Gala: Non-Profit/Charitable Award

    Non-Profit/Charitable Award Sponsored by MTE There are three components that help build a healthy society where people can flourish: governance, economy, and civil society. The goal is to have three components intersect with one another seamlessly. The Non-Profit/Charitable Award seeks to acknowledge the incredible contributions of civil society – non-profit and charitable organizations provide the […]

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