MONTREAL, April 11 /CNW Telbec/ - More than 800 delegates and 50
exhibitors will take part in the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society of
Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA), to be held from April 21 to 25 at the
Palais des congrès de Montréal.
"We are extremely proud that this prestigious organization has chosen our
city to host its annual meeting," says Charles Lapointe, President and CEO of
Tourisme Montréal. "Health and research play a pivotal role in Montréal, as
more than 40,000 Montrealers are actively employed in our health sciences
sector. Over the course of four days, participants will have the opportunity
to take advantage of workshops and conferences, while our city stands to
benefit from economic spin-offs estimated at close to $1.6 million," adds Mr.
The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists is an international
organization of more than 6,000 cardiac, thoracic, and vascular
anesthesiologists around the world. Its mission is to promote excellence in
patient care among the medical community through research workshops and
Tourisme Montréal is responsible for providing leadership in the
concerted efforts of hospitality and promotion in order to position the
destination on leisure and business travel markets. It is also responsible for
developing Montréal's tourism product in accordance with the ever-changing
conditions of the market.
For further information:
For further information: Pierre Bellerose, Vice President, Public
Relations, Product Research and Development, Tourisme Montréal, (514)