Luc Charbonneau appointed Director of Business Development and Strategic
Alliances at the Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal

MONTREAL, March 8 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal is proud to announce the appointment of Luc Charbonneau as Director of Business Development and Strategic Alliances. Mr. Charbonneau possesses extensive tourism industry experience. He joins the Palais effective immediately, and his appointment rounds out the Palais' management leadership in charge of developing the organization.

A graduate of Université de Montréal, Mr. Charbonneau has over 12 years sales and business development experience acquired while managing the sales team of Tourisme Montréal, a longstanding Palais partner. Well respected by key industry players, he has built and nurtured various regional and international networks, thus enabling him to bring to fruition numerous strategic business opportunities benefiting the Montréal tourism industry. His experience and expertise will serve him well as he contributes to the Palais' growth and profitability.

"I am proud and excited to welcome Mr. Charbonneau to the team. I wish him much success as he assumes his new duties," declared Marc Tremblay, the Palais' President and CEO. "With this appointment, our group of resources in charge of growing our organization is now complete. The group consists of the executive branch, the marketing unit, led by Chrystine Loriaux, the event management unit, headed by Élaine Legault, and the business development unit, led by Mr. Charbonneau. Our team is now ready to take on the challenge of doubling over the next five years the number of events we will host," added Tremblay.

Together with its main partners - Tourisme Montréal, the city of Montréal, Montréal International - and in tandem with the Palais' Ambassadors, the Palais reiterates its commitment to generating major intellectual and economic spinoffs for Montréal and Québec. "We continue to prove to our clients that opting for Montréal and the Palais as their convention destination is a strategic investment and a veritable springboard for business," emphasized Tremblay.

About the Palais des congrès de Montréal

The mission of the Palais des congrès de Montréal is to attract and host conventions, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and other events. A public institution with a commercial vocation, the Palais generates major economic spinoffs for Québec and has contributed proudly for more than 25 years to sharing knowledge and enhancing Montréal's international reputation as a first-rate destination. For more information on the Palais des congrès de Montréal, visit our website at www.congresmtl.com.

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SOURCE Palais des congrès de Montréal

For further information: For further information: Marion Desjobert, Advisor, Communications and Public Affairs, Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal, (514) 617-0592, marion.desjobert@congresmtl.com; Source: Chrystine Loriaux, Adm.A., B.A.A., Director, Marketing and Communications, Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal, (514) 871-3108


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