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Why Waterloo? Come and See

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Waterloo Region is evolving as fast as the technology companies that call it home. Bolstered by two world-renowned universities, a dynamic polytechnic college and a growing economy in the manufacturing, financial and insurance sectors alongside the tech boom, Waterloo Region provides a culture of innovation and collaboration that can truly enhance your program. Access to industry insiders, large venues, unique team building experiences and local culinary prowess are just a few benefits that groups will enjoy in this unique destination-all within an hour from the GTA with easy access from Highway 401. Meet Waterloo Region – an experiential place where modern, big city amenities and urban culture are woven amongst retrofitted historic structures and a small-town vibe.

Why Waterloo? Come and See.

Wide shot of industrial-feeling venue Lot 42 in Kitchener with purple and green lights

Shot of a bed and modern wall papered wall at the Walper Hotel in downtown kitchener

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A view of Downtown Kitchener at dusk - Blog tile for hosting meetings in Waterloo Region

Innovation District ION light rail transit stop at Central Station in Kitchener with the Google building in the background

What Others are Saying…

“Events in Waterloo Region are not only exciting, engaging and memorable for our delegates, but also easy for me as the event planner because of the variety of unique venues, outstanding entertainment options, and exceptional food! Every person that works with me on an event, from the team at Waterloo Regional Tourism to the hotel and restaurant staff, truly understands each event’s objective, and together we always deliver top notch events!”

– Sun Life Financial

“Waterloo has some great venues for events. We held our annual meeting reception at the Regional Museum. The venue was great, a local caterer put on a wonderful spread, the decorator transformed the space to suit our request and the staff were terrific to work with.” 

– Ontario Construction Secretariat

“Waterloo offers unique experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Something for everyone. Fanstastic venues and activities coupled with great customer services is why we love to bring our clients to Waterloo. Every venue we have worked with has gone above and beyond to ensure we have the best experience possible. The Waterloo Tourism sales team knows this area like the back of their hand and are always a phone call or email away with great knowledge and information to help make an informed decision when we can’t actually come see a place beforehand. It’s a great central location for travelers coming from various areas to meet up.”

– Union Gas

For more information on how to make your next meeting memorable, please contact:

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Jennifer Eddings

Director of Sales

519.585.7517 ext. 210

Emily Deckert

Sales Manager

519.585.7517 ext. 260

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