Through a variety of volunteer committees and task forces, more than 300 volunteers help to carry out the Chamber’s mission and business plan for creating the best possible community to work, play and live in.
Chamber committees offer many ways to get involved – make a difference in your community by volunteering, share your expertise through our many opportunities and get plugged in. If you’re interested in joining any of the committees listed below, please fill out this form.
Business Around 5
To provide support and guidance for a networking event with a small tradeshow atmosphere to promote member products and/or services.
Business Excellence Awards (Nominations)
To provide support and guidance to the Chamber for the determination of a list of nominees for the prestigious Business Excellence Awards, and make recommendations for Award recipients.
Chamber Young Professionals
A peer-to-peer group that provides networking and business educational opportunities to young professionals.
Diversity & Inclusion
To support and develop a membership that reflects the unique and diverse makeup of Waterloo Region, by ensuring diversity and inclusion is present in all aspects of the Chamber’s work, communications, processes and events.
Federal & Provincial Affairs
To review federal and Ontario legislation in portfolios such as taxation, workforce development, post-secondary education, pension reform, and health care.
To support the Chamber with fundraising, planning and say of assistance for our annual golf tournament.
Speed Networking Series
To provide support and guidance to the Chamber to develop and deliver a strong annual program for networking and practical business learning.
Regional & Municipal Affairs
To monitor initiatives and developments within local municipalities and advise the Chamber Board of Directors on appropriate positions/responses. Committee members have often appeared with Chamber staff at committee and council meetings.
To promote the development of leadership skills, knowledge and personal confidence for women with careers in both the private and public sectors by pursuing activities that involve both women and men in three main areas Leadership Education, Networking & Business Opportunities and Recognition of Success.