MONTREAL, Nov. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Challenge Your World invites students, innovators and young entrepreneurs to attend "Rendez-Vous 09", an event to be held in Montreal on November 19th as part of a special evening designed to provide an imaginative and innovative look at sustainability and the future of entrepreneurship.
Rendez-Vous 09 is a Featured Event of Global Entrepreneurship Week. For one week, November 16-22, 2009, millions of young people from around the world will join a growing movement of entrepreneurial people, to explore their potential, generate new ideas and seek better ways of doing things.
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"We believe business can play a significant role in driving social and environmental change - that companies guided by sustainable practices can improve the lives of people and restore balance to the environment without sacrificing profitability. At Challenge Your World, we strive to reshape the way young minds think about entrepreneurship and sustainability - to demonstrate that environmental and social minded businesses can not only make a difference and be meaningful but can be profitable as well. Our mission is to empower this next generation of entrepreneurs with the inspiration, motivation and expertise they need to bring their ideas to reality." says Chris Roth, Managing Director at Challenge Your World.
"Rendez-Vous 09 will be a truly unique experience for ideamakers and aspiring entrepreneurs who are trying to change the world through business. The intent is to inspire young people to act on their ideas - to use their talents and passion to create sustainable businesses that work in harmony with society and the environment. Rendez-Vous 09 combines ingenious visual presentations, award recognitions and celebrated speakers to communicate a message of inspiration, action and realization." according to Chris Roth.
The highlight of the Rendez-Vous 09 will be the keynote presentation of Guy Kawasaki, one of the world's most acclaimed entrepreneurs, venture capitalist and author. His talk, entitled "The Art of Innovation", aims to inspire entrepreneurs and companies to innovate. He will lay out the strategic steps to create new products and services by calling upon his experience with Apple, as well as his study of dozens of world-class companies. His speech is ideally suited for people seeking to set new standards of excellence and who want to change the world.
This keynote address will be preceded by a series of innovative video segments spotlighting a "unique" perspective on sustainability as envisioned by international video artists. Furthermore, participants will have the opportunity to hear Danny Giroux, from Entre-Peaux Écodesign, an impassioned example of eco-entrepreurship brought to life.
Rendez-Vous 09 will be held on Thursday, November 19th at 6:00 PM at Théâtre Impérial (Impérial, Centre Sandra & Leo Kolber, Salle Lucie et André Chagnon) located on 1432 Bleury in Montreal.
More information: www.challengeyourworld.com
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For further information: For further information: Chris Roth, Managing Director, Challenge Your World, (514) 578-6750