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Waterloo Feature 2019

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Ignite Advertising Supplement | Ignitemag.ca | 1 Whatever mode of 'horsepower' you choose, getting to Waterloo Region is easy! Waterloo Region is just one hour west of Pearson Airport and the Greater Toronto Area. If travelling from Calgary, WestJet flies direct to the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF). You can also fly into Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport for a quick transfer to YKF aboard FlyGTA. Meet in Waterloo Region London LAKE ERIE LAKE ONTARIO Niagara Falls Buffalo PEARSON AIRPORT BILLY BISHOP AIRPORT 401 QEW Downtown Toronto Waterloo Kitchener Cambridge Waterloo Region offers the perfect combination of urban dynamics and small-town hospitality. The pace of innovation here is driven by a flourishing startup community, academic excellence and new-economy trailblazers. Home to international hotel brands and unique meeting venues, this historic region boasts rich cultural diversity and an enviable farm-to-table culinary scene. The cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge work closely with nearby townships and offer a unique range of modern amenities and rural escapes. "Visitors are always amazed at how much this area has grown and how much is going on here," says Minto Schneider, CEO, Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corp. Why Waterloo? Come and See! Notable: Waterloo Region is set to debut a light rail transit service running between Waterloo and Kitchener. Via Rail and GO Transit offer daily service to the region from Toronto's Union Station. Fast Facts DMO: Explore Waterloo Region Total guestrooms: 2,850 Major hotel brands Delta by Marriott Crowne Plaza Four Points by Sheraton Homewood Suites by Hilton Holiday Inn and more... Largest Hotel Ballroom: 6,900 sq. ft. (600 guests, banquet style) Largest meeting space: 44,000 sq. ft. (5,000 guests for receptions) Largest outdoor space: 25 acres (25,000-person capacity)

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