/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Press conference - Quebec 2010 Strategic
Focus: The Quebec of tomorrow: a wealth of knowledge and energy/

MONTREAL, Feb. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Marcel Côté, Founding Partner of SECOR, and Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, are pleased to invite media representatives to a press conference on Wednesday, February 10 at 10:30 am, during which they will announce the major issues that will be addressed at the first Quebec 2010 Strategic Focus.

An initiative of SECOR, the Quebec 2010 Strategic Focus will bring together decision-makers and leaders from various businesses, as well as representatives of Quebec's new guard, for a process of reflection and action to identify and to prioritize the major issues that Quebec society must face.

Today and tomorrow's leaders, as well as Focus advisory committees members, will be in attendance to speak about their involvement in this project: Mr. Michael Sabia, President and CEO, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec; Ms. Sylvie Bovet, Director, Sauvé Division, Groupe Bovet; Me David Dropsy, attorney, Colby Monet; and Ms. Françoise Bertrand, President and CEO, Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec.

An important step in the Focus: some 300 businesspeople from various generations will be meeting on April 22, 2010 to propose various courses of action. A policy statement and subsequent events will allow initiatives to be followed and built upon.

    
    Date:   Wednesday, February 10, 2010

    Time:   10:30 am

    Place:  Montréal Stock Exchange Tower
            800 rue du Square-Victoria
            4th floor - Reception area
    

About SECOR

For 35 years, SECOR has provided strategic consulting services to Québec-based companies and to public and para-public organizations. SECOR has become the largest independent consulting firm in Canada with offices in Montréal, New York, Paris, Québec, Toronto, and Vancouver. It has earned an international reputation in management strategy consulting. Oona Stock, Partner, and Philippe Collas, Principal Director at SECOR are heading a resource team from the Montréal and Québec offices dedicated to the development of the Strategic Focus.

About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

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 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.

SOURCE Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

For further information: For further information: Oona StockPartner, responsible for the Strategic Focus, SECOR, (514) 861-9031, ostock@groupesecor.com; Sylvie Paquette, Media Relations Coordinator, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015, sylvie.paquette@ccmm.qc.ca


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