Communitech’s Member2Member Discount program allows Communitech member companies to offer discounts or affinity programs to other Communitech member companies.


Members can benefit by:


  • Growing your local customer base.
  • Saving money on purchases, services and rates from local companies.


Are you a Communitech member interested in posting a discount? Fill out our application form here.




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Business services

TD Insurance

Being a Communitech member means you have privileged access to the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Program, which provides savings through lower preferred insurance rates plus enhanced protection that can be adapted seamlessly to your changing needs.


As a trusted partner, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex program is dedicated to helping Communitech members get access to preferred insurance rates on home and car insurance coverage.

You could save big when you combine your member preferred rates and bundle your home and car insurance.

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Cowan Insurance

Individuals: Save up to 25% on your home and auto insurance through TechLife®.


TechLife®, powered by Cowan Insurance Group, offers members of Communitech exclusive discounted group home and auto insurance rates. Learn more by visiting TechLife or contact us at techlife@cowangroup.ca.

TechLife

Waterloo Region tech salary survey

Communitech – along with our friends at BenchMarket – is on a mission to gather and provide data that will shed light on compensation, recruitment and retention policies in Waterloo Region tech.


Access to the data will allow your company to compare current policies to benchmarked figures within the Region and Ontario. As well, your input will give us a more accurate look at how our community compares to other major tech centres.


Discounted access will be available to participants.


In return for your time, you get reliable compensation insights for less.
Valued at up to $3,000, the report is available as an annual subscription at a discounted rate. As part of the Salary Survey, companies gain complimentary access to provincial and historical data.


Communitech Member – $500/year plus HST (Less than 20 employees? Receive 20% off)
FlexComp (access to three jobs) – $100/year plus HST (Company must have less than 10 employees)


Once you sign up, BenchMarket will guide you through the process from start to finish; they’re very friendly and are happy to help you along the way.


Sign Up Here

Zebu – The Secure Collaboration Platform for your Team

Zebu provides an easy to use 3 in 1 solution for communication, scheduling and file storage. Completely integrated, private and secure under our 256 bit end to end and no knowledge encryption, which protects user information even against ourselves. Zebu doesn’t keep private keys, which grants complete privacy to our users. Zebu offers:

  • Slack Migration
  • Military Grade Encryption
  • 5GB per user (125GB total under this promotion)
  • All messaging features
  • Calendar
  • Shared File Storage
  • External connections
  • Up to 25 users


Communitech members can now use Zebu forever with our lifetime deal on our Startup tier. One unique purchase of $75 USD and you can enjoy all the benefits of a Zebu premium account forever. Under this promotion, use Zebu for as long as you want paying the price of a regular monthly subscription!


To claim this promotion for your team, email us at moo@zebu.io



Software, services and subscriptions

NVP Software Solutions

Do you have a Quality Assurance question for which you need an answer? Are you impeded from software release by Quality Assurance issues? Are your clients asking for a test plan, test cases and proof before they will use your software? 

Communitech members can get a free one hour teleconference with a Quality Assurance expert to address a specific problem and receive a recommended solution.

Contact us for more information.

Nexapp Technologies

Software Development Mentorship Workshop

Does your internal development team need some mentorship on building or evolving your MVP? Want some best practices on how to build your own killer web or mobile app? Engage the experts at Nexapp!

 

Nexapp Technologies is offering a 30% discount on its full day Software Development Mentorship Workshop to Communitech members. Choose 3 of the 4 following deliverables:


  • Dev best practices
  • Dev process
  • Tech orientation
  • Dev quality


For questions or more information, contact Stan Hooper via email or phone (416-876-8843).

Email Stan Hooper

Igloo Software

Communitech members can save 30% on Igloo Software for contracts with a three-year term.

To learn more and get started, contact Yvette Nanasito via email.

Email Yvette Nanasito

Plum Pre-Employment Solution

Communitech members are eligible for 20% off Plum’s pre-employment solution for a full year.

To learn more, please contact Neil MacGregor via email.

Email Neil MacGregor

Plasticity Labs

Communitech members are eligible for a 20% discount on services through Plasticity Labs.

To learn more, please contact Dave via email and mention this offer.

Email Dave

Clear Software

Communitech members are eligible for a free initial software consulting meeting from Clear Software.

To book a meeting, please contact Bob Kyryliuk via email or phone (519-574-4100). 

Email Bob Kyryliuk

University of Waterloo courses

Communitech members can save 10% on courses with the University of Waterloo’s Professional Development Program.


The University of Waterloo’s Professional Development Program (UWPD) is pleased to extend Communitech members a 10% discount on in-class and online non-credit courses. To learn more, please contact one of our UWPD reps via email. 

Email UWPD reps

Arc Media Video Production

Communitech members can get a free video consultation with Arc Media. Arc Media is a video design and production agency based out of Waterloo. Their talented collection of filmmakers, writers, strategists and project managers work closely together to create tailored solutions for their clients. To learn more, please contact Andrew via email. 

Email Andrew

Skillbook Academy

Skillbook Academy specializes in providing some of the most sought-after certifications in the tech industry. These include the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®) and SAFe Agilist (SA®). Advance your career with these leading certifications. Trainings are conducted by few of the most renowned certified trainers from Scrum Alliance® and Scaled Agile®.


Communitech members get an additional $100 off. Please visit www.skillbookacademy.com for a list of upcoming workshops. For more, please email info@skillbookacademy.com or call 647-338-3727.

Email info@skillbookacademy.com

Jackson Begg Limited.

Managing Scaling Up


Day to day organization and execution is essential to success but is not a topic in any course. We built a very successful group of companies based on a packaged solution from Gazelles.com that we “open sourced” and adapted to our specific purpose for free. We are now offering a complimentary initial consultation on how you can leverage the Gazelles methodology for your business. Contact ron@jacksonbegg.com to arrange a one hour meetup.

Email ron@jacksonbegg.com



Travel and hotels

Vision Travel

Interested in getting away from the daily grind? Vision Travel offers great promotions exclusive to Communitech members. Check out their promotions on cruises, beach packages, Sandals Resorts and Air Miles Vacations. Visit visiontravel.ca to learn more.

Visit visiontravel.ca

The Walper Hotel

Immerse yourself in the historic charm of The Walper Hotel. This iconic 1893 landmark is the epicentre of one of Kitchener, Ontario’s oldest neighbourhoods, now a hub of vibrant growth, partly due to the buzzing tech scene of the Waterloo-Toronto Tech Corridor.


Communitech members receive a 10% discount on eligible room bookings at The Walper Hotel. Please contact Chris for more details. 

Email Chris



Office Space

Workhaus

Communitech members have exclusive pricing for co-working space at the Workhaus Market in downtown Kitchener. Workhaus has you covered for everything from hot desks to 16-person office spaces with full access to all amenities. No long term commitment is required.


Communitech members are eligible to receive their first month free, and 15% off all subsequent monthly payments for up to a year.

More information



Entertainment

THEMUSEUM

Communitech members are eligible for 25% off admission to THEMUSEUM!


We are a new kind of museum – one of ideas and experiences.


No dusty objects, no collections, and no velvet ropes.


We are dedicated to presenting fresh, relevant cultural content from around the globe in unique and interactive ways that intersect art, science, and technology.


We are a premier cultural destination and a hub for creative thinking and inspired play for all stages of life.


Contact Hillary for more details.

Email Hillary

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