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  • AET Group’s Project Evergreen Achieves ZCB-Performance v2 Certification Through the CaGBC® Zero Carbon Building Standard

    KITCHENER, ON – AET Group is honoured to announce that Project Evergreen, a green design addition and renovation of AET’s headquarters, was evaluated to CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building – Performance Standard v2 and has achieved ZCB – Performance v2 certification. This respected certification reinforces AET’s commitment to conduct our business in a manner that has […]

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  • Four quick steps to finding fresh, affordable talent during a time of uncertainty

    During these uncertain times, organizations are contending with constant change. Your business today might not look like it did a few months ago. Your goals for 2020 may have had to change. Discussions around the boardroom table, or more likely – discussions over a video platform with kids and pets in the background – may […]

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  • Hiring: Business Development, Access Student Talent Program (Contract)

    The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce’s (GKWCC) Access Student Talent program helps connect small businesses with post-secondary student talent for work-integrated learning opportunities. When small businesses engage in work-integrated learning they can connect with future talent, increase their productivity, raise awareness about their organization and industry, and tap into the creative and innovative ideas […]

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  • 10 Different Ways to Promote Your Small Business’ Products or Services

    Are you overwhelmed with the thought of getting your business out there? It can take a toll on small business owners to constantly think of new ways to promote their products and services. Sometimes when we focus so much on the day-to-day tasks of owning a business, promotion and marketing efforts can be pushed to […]

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  • How to Use LinkedIn to Network in 2020

    If you have no idea what LinkedIn is, it’s time you learned. As of January 1st, 2020, LinkedIn officially has over 575 million users worldwide, and about 40% of those users are engaging and interacting on the platform daily! Over the past few years, the platform has expanded and grown drastically, and as of 2020 […]

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  • 6 Tips for Virtual Networking

    Virtual networking events are rising in popularity and like any networking event, it’s important to be prepared to enhance your experience. There are plenty of varieties of virtual events you may be asked to participate in, including webinars, virtual networking and Zoom calls – which can seem overwhelming! Having this small list of tips will […]

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  • Chamber Member Local Promotions & Updates

    We want to continue to support our Chamber members during this time and encourage our community to choose shopping local where they can. Please share your offers and we will happily share them on our social media and website. This offer is only available for our Chamber members.

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  • Here’s Why Local Business Benefits Waterloo Region

    Photo by Explore Waterloo Region There’s a lot of talk surrounding shopping local right now. If you don’t own a local business, you may not fully understand the benefits that come with customers choosing to shop local. With Kitchener-Waterloo being a hub for many businesses, there is ample opportunity to choose to support a locally […]

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  • COVID-19 Coronavirus Chamber Update

    04/21/20 We hope that you are keeping warm on this cold Spring day. Today, the Prime Minister announced updates to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), including that the CEWS application portal will open on Monday April 27, 2020. For more on this announcement as well as other updates, please see below. Region of Waterloo […]

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  • How to Encourage Wellness in the Workplace While Working from Home

    With more businesses operating remotely it’s important to consider how we can take day-to-day wellness practices from the workplace into the home. Now more than ever it is important to consider the different ways staff can be supported through continuing to foster positive workplace relationships, mental health support and keeping in mind staff’s personal well […]

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