Mission to promote Greater Montréal in Paris completed

Montréal, December 14, 2015 – On December 2, Montréal International (MI) and its private and government partners invited business executives from the Paris region to a reception for Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna show.

The sixty guests included the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Ambassador of Canada to France, Michel Robitaille, Québec Delegate General in Paris, and the Honourable Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montréal and President of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal.

The partners had private meetings with business executives in the days before or after the event to promote the benefits of investing in Greater Montréal, Québec and Canada.

“France is a major source of foreign direct investment. “That’s why it’s key that we continue to promote Greater Montréal internationally and showcase what the city has to offer, including its pool of skilled workers, world-class universities, creativity and potential for innovation,” said Alexandre Lagarde, Senior Director, Business Development – Europe, Montréal International.

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