Come out to meet the Greater Montréal business community

October 19, 2016

Some 500 decision-makers and economic, institutional and industry players in Montréal will be meeting on November 4 in support of the region’s business attractiveness.

The Greater Montréal Attractiveness Forum, organized by Montréal International, will allow for deeper discussions on how business attractiveness can support economic growth. Dominique Anglade, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, and Minister responsible for the Digital Strategy, Rita de Santis, Minister responsible for Access to Information and the Reform of Democratic Institutions, and Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montréal and Chair of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal, will be attending the event.

There will be several speakers, including Marek Gootman, Fellow and Director of Strategic Partnerships and Global Engagements at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program. Mr. Gootman will be talking about the challenges of and best practices for attracting foreign direct investment around the world.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet with influential members of the Greater Montréal Attractiveness Council* and the many representatives of foreign subsidiaries established in the area.

Be sure to join us on November 4!

→ See the full Forum program

Register for the tribute luncheon ($125 per person)

Register for the Attractiveness Forum ($295 per person)

*Members of the Greater Montréal Attractiveness Council
Mario Sévigny, Co-president, MSB Design (Sogeclair)
Hélène V. Gagnon, Vice President, Public Affairs and Global Communications, CAE
Video games and visual effects
Francis Baillet, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, Ubisoft
Chloe Grysole, General Manager, Cinesite Montréal
Life sciences and health technologies
Paul Lirette, President, GSK Pharma Canada
Max Fehlmann, President and CEO, Neomed Institute
Information and communications technologies
Michel Péladeau, Head of Group R&D Incentive Programs, Ericsson
Marie-Josée Lamothe, Managing Director, Google Québec
Clean technologies
Jean-Luc Monfort, CEO, Blue Solutions Canada
Ben Marc Diendéré, Senior Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs and Brand Management, La Coop fédérée
Transportation and logistics
James Cherry, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aéroports de Montréal
Business community
Raymond Bachand, Strategic Advisor, Norton Rose Fulbright; President, Institut du Québec; Chair of the Board of Directors of Tourisme Montréal
Jacques Ménard, Chair of the Board of Directors, BMO Nesbitt Burns; President, BMO Financial Group, Québec; Chair of the Board of Directors, Montréal International
Henri-Paul Rousseau, Vice-Chairman, Power Corporation of Canada
Roland Lescure, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Gabriel Bran Lopez, President and Founder, Fusion Jeunesse; President, Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal
Alan Shepard, President and Vice-Chancellor, Concordia University

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