/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Press conference - Launch of the guide Making Culture Your Business and the Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal 2012/

MONTREAL, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, is pleased to invite representatives of the media to a press conference on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 10 a.m., with the Honorable Charles Lapointe, chair of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, in attendance, for the launch of Making Culture Your Business, a guide that will inspire business people who want to get involved with cultural organizations.

The event will also mark the launch of the 2012 Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal, produced in partnership with the Conseil des arts de Montréal.

Jean-Pierre Desrosiers, winner of the Arts/Business Personality 2010 award and partner at Fasken Martineau, and Mathieu Riendeau, development and funding coordinator at COOP les ViVaces, will talk about their experience making connections between business and the arts.

Date:   Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Time:   10 a.m.

PHI Centre
407 Saint-Pierre Street
Old Montréal

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and 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.


SOURCE: Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

For further information:

Please RSVP by contacting Sylvie Paquette, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4015, or by email at sylvie.paquette@ccmm.qc.ca.

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