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  • 2015 Business Excellence Award Recipients Highlight Region’s Business Community’s Strength

    Kitchener, ON – On Thursday, February 19th, 2015 the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and the Waterloo Region business community came together to honour the extraordinary contributions of the organizations and volunteers who were nominated for the 2015 Business Excellence Awards at its annual Gala. Host, CTV’s Meghan Furman acted as host and Master […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: The Business of the Year Awards

    This year the 2015 Business Excellence Award categories went through a small refresh that included the creation of a new Business of the Year category. In order to honour the strong diversity of business sizes the Business of the Year Awards are now separated as 1-10 Employees, 11-50 employees, and Over 50 employees. Each category […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Employee Engagement Award

    A happy and engage employee is a productive and loyal employee. As talent acquisition and retention continues to be one of the top priorities for businesses and organizations of all sizes, recognizing those who make employee engagement a hallmark of their values is important to the Chamber. That’s why the Employee Engagement Award is an […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Environment and Sustainability Award

    For over 30 years the Chamber has made environment and sustainability a 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 whether you’re in manufacturing, retail, financial services, education, or any other business sector […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Health & Wellness in the Workplace Award

    A business is only as strong as your team is. A happy and healthy team will put in that extra effort, stick with your business longer, and produce more great work. Creating a positive environment for health and wellness in the workplace is becoming the hallmark of a well-managed organization because the business benefits substantially […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Hospitality and Tourism Award

    Waterloo Region attracts millions of visitors to our community each and every year through world class events, festivals, attractions, food, and accommodations. Supporting those in the Hospitality and Tourism industry have been part of the Chamber’s focus dating back to the early days of the Berlin, Waterloo, and Elmira Boards of Trade and those businesses […]

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  • Business Excellence Award Profile: Innovation Award

    When you think innovation you often jump immediately to technological innovation. But when it comes to the Business Excellence Awards the Innovation Award is much more than that. In fact, there is only one nominee for the 2015 Innovation Award who can be labeled a traditional technology company. Innovation is about developing a truly innovative […]

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  • Leadercast 2015 Offers New Location and New Leadership Experts

    For the past 4 years Leadercast has been an important part of our event calendar and this year the list of world-renowned speakers and leadership experts to help Build Leaders Worth Following. Every year Leadercast speakers focus their talks on particular themes that have included Beyond You and Simply Lead. The 8 keynote speakers that […]

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  • Business Excellence Awards Profile: Non-Profit/Charitable Award

    Our Region is a strong and collaborative community that bands together to take care of those in need. We have a well-rounded and strong non-profit sector that exemplifies the best of our community and the Chamber is excited to recognize those non-profit/charitable community organizations that are doing tremendous work for Waterloo Region through the Business […]

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  • Business Excellence Awards Profile: Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Being nominated for a Chamber Business Excellence Award is a high honour for any business or professional in Waterloo Region. Every year the community comes together for the Business Excellence Awards Gala to highlight those in our business community who are doing tremendous work day in and day out and making our Region the greatest […]

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