Parcours PME-C2MTL 2014 - Ten Montréal small-and-medium-size enterprises to take part in innovative and creative solutions workshop

MONTREAL, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre, met today with the leaders of ten small-and-medium-size enterprises (SME) from Montréal during the 3rd edition of C2MTL. Chosen for their high-potential, the city invited these promising businesses to take part in the C2MTL experience. Leaders from the ten SMEs were called upon, following a call for candidates, to find innovative and creative solutions to common problems found in fields such as human resources, marketing, business strategies or innovation.

"Montréal SMEs must take full advantage of an event such as C2MTL, which provides a new source of inspiration to find innovative and creative solutions for their development projects. No need to travel abroad. For three days, international leaders will be here in Montréal to share their business experience with our entrepreneurs who are more determined than ever to conquer new markets," said Mayor Coderre.

The ten chosen SMEs:

  • AV&R: an engineering firm specializing in automation, which offers automation, robotics and artificial vision solutions.
  • Bon Look: a business that creates and sells prescription lenses online for young women aged 18 to 34.
  • Ceragrès: an importer of ceramic and stone that sells to individuals, architects, designers and entrepreneurs.
  • Fonderie Vestshell: a business that manufactures precision castings
  • Hibernum: an independent game studio specializing in mobile gaming as well as projects for play consoles and PCs.
  • Lalema: a business specializing in the sale of sanitary, housekeeping, and eco-friendly cleaning products to institutions and businesses.
  • Mode Sly and Co: a business specializing in leather and down clothing. Mode Sly and Co also sells corporate products and products for spas, hotels and chain stores.
  • Proden: a designer and manufacturer of tools and systems for cutting corrugated cardboard and composite materials.
  • Yourbarfactory: a manufacturer of private brand snack bars which contain no nuts, peanuts or gluten.
  • Vitre Art: a business offering residential clients a wide selection of weld-free stained glass for doors and side panels.

Note that a film crew will accompany the participants in the PME-C2MTL 2014 throughout their experience and that video capsules will be posted online at a later date to show the wealth of proposed solutions. Several partners joined the project, including Emploi Québec, Association pour le développement et la recherche en innovation du Québec and the network of Corporations de développement économique communautaire and Centres locaux de développement.

SOURCE: Ville de Montréal - Cabinet du maire et du comité exécutif

For further information:


Andrée-Anne Toussaint
Press Attaché
Office of the Mayor and Executive Committee
514 243-1268


François Goneau
Service des communications
514 868-5859

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