/R E P E A T -- Invitation to the media - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and the Conseil des arts de Montréal to unveil winners of the 2013 Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal/

MONTRÉAL, May 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, and the Mr. Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski, President of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, Co-Chairs of the Honorary Committee of the Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal, are pleased to invite the media representatives to the unveiling of the 2013 winners. The awards ceremony will be hosted by Annie Desrochers, journalist at Radio-Canada, and held at Usine C on Thursday, May 8, at 5:30 p.m.

The Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal recognize the exceptional support of companies and people who have supported Montréal cultural and artistic organizations, between January 1 and December 31, 2013, in the "Enterprise", "Arts/Business Personality", and "Business Volunteer" categories.

Here is the list of nominees by category:

National Bank of Canada, sponsored by the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation and the Fondation du Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
Benjamin Moore, sponsored by MU
Canal D – Bell Media, sponsored by the Montreal International Documentary Festival
Power Corporation of Canada, sponsored by Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

Luis Angarita, Director, CD&I Associates, sponsored by the Fondation LatinArte
Brian M. Levitt, Co-Chair, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, sponsored by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Luc Paquet, President, Fordia, sponsored by Pentaèdre 
Diane Vachon, sponsored by the Contemporary Art Gallery Association 
Karel Velan, Founder and Chair, Velan Inc., sponsored by Théâtre Lyrichorégra 20

Sébastien Barangé, Communications Director, CGI, and Maxime Codère, Director, KPMG, sponsored by MASSIVart
Chloé Fleurant, Lawyer, McCarthy Tétrault, sponsored by Jamais Lu
Olivier Perron Collins, Vice-President, BC2FP Consultants, sponsored by BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal


Thursday, May 8, 2014


5:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Usine C

1345 Lalonde Avenue



About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is made up of some 7,000 members. Its mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and local businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.

About the Conseil des arts de Montréal
A dynamic partner in artistic creation in Montréal, the Conseil des arts de Montréal supports and recognizes excellence in professional artistic creation, production and dissemination through financial support, advice and cooperative and development efforts. For over 50 years, the Conseil des arts de Montréal has contributed through its base-building efforts to the development of "Montréal, Cultural Metropolis."

SOURCE: Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

For further information: RSVP with Michelle LLambías Meunier, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4042, or by email at mllambias@ccmm.qc.ca.


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