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

    2018 business excellence awards Business of the Year award (11-50 Employees) This award category follows the same format as the Small Business of the Year category, but is catered to medium-sized businesses that are making a splash in the Region. These businesses have gone above and beyond in ensuring that they’re leaders in their respective […]

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  • BEA Gala: Employee Engagement Award

    2018 business excellence awards employee engagement award sponsored by conestoga college institute of technology & advanced learning This award category seeks to acknowledge local 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 […]

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  • BEA Gala: New Business of the Year Award

    2018 business excellence awards new business of the year award (<2 Years) Sponsored by bell canada The New Business of the Year Award (<2 Years) is the newest award category introduced in this year’s line up! With such a strong tech and startup presence in the Region, we felt it was important to provide an […]

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  • 100 Mile Feast – Canadian Harvest

    100 Mile Feast – Canadian Harvest The Annual 100 Mile Feast is an outstanding evening with delicious local food and wine pairings. This event aims to celebrate local agriculture and culinary talent. This year, in celebration of Canada’s 150th, we will be exploring the spectrum of Canadian grown food! Andrew Coppolino of Waterloo Region hosts […]

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  • Thank you to our Sponsors, Volunteers & Members!

    The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce wants to send a BIG thank you! With members, volunteers and sponsors like you, we are able to provide a sustainable business community in the Greater Kitchener Waterloo area as well as foster growth and positive change. It is only through your support that we are able to […]

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  • The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Presents a Special Event on Cyber Security

    On June 6th, 2017, our Chamber together with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will be offering two highly informative events on cyber security that will be of great interest to businesses of all sizes and sectors across Waterloo Region. From 8:30am to noon, a series of experts from the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) […]

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  • 2017 Business Excellence Awards Gala – Congratulations!

    On Wednesday, March 1st we hosted over 900 people at the 2017 Business Excellence Awards Gala at Centre In The Square. Drawing inspiration from the travelling circuses of the 1920s, the Centre In The Square was transformed into the ‘big top’, wrapped in crushed red and gold velvet draping, rope chandeliers, and topped with dramatic […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Innovation Award

    Often, we assume that innovation means technological innovation. However, innovation simply means developing a product or service that didn’t exist before and covers every industry sector. As you can see from our Business Excellence Innovation Award nominees, only one of these nominees could be labeled a technology company. Past winners include technology companies such as […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Environment and Sustainability Award

    Now, more than ever, environment and sustainability is a pressing priority for our business community. As one of the largest business communities in Canada it is always important to remember the impact our businesses have on our environment regardless of the business sector you are in. The organization is awarded with the 2017 Environment and […]

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  • Business of the Year Award

    Similar to the last few years, the 2017 Business Excellence Award includes three Business of the Year categories. In order to honour the strong diversity of business sizes, the Business of the Year Awards are divided into 1-10 Employees, 11-50 employees, and Over 50 employees. Each category is strongly represented with amazing nominees and is […]

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