QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The co-hosts of the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives, Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board, President, and CEO, Desjardins Group, and Dame Pauline Green, President, International Co-operative Alliance, are pleased to invite the media to the press conference marking the opening of this key international business gathering in the Quebec City area.
The press conference will be an opportunity to highlight the importance of the cooperative community and of the Summit itself, and the event attendance statistics announced on this occasion will illustrate the impressive scope of the gathering. Jacques Daoust will also address the press conference attendees.
|WHAT?||Press conference marking the opening of the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives|
|WHEN?|| Monday, October 6, 2014, 3:45 p.m.
Speeches begin at 4 p.m., photo ops at 4:45 p.m.
|WHERE?|| Room 204AB, Quebec City Convention Centre
900 boul. René-Lévesque Est, Quebec City, QC G1R 2B5
|WHO?|| - Jacques Daoust, Minister of the Economy, Innovation and Exports (Government of Quebec)
- Dame Pauline Green, President, International Co-operative Alliance
- Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board, President, and CEO, Desjardins Group
About the International Summit of Cooperatives
Held at the initiative of Desjardins Group and the International Co-operative Alliance, the second International Summit of Cooperatives brings together managers of cooperative and mutual enterprises from around the world in Quebec City, Canada, from October 6 to 9. This international economic gathering's bold, ambitious themes also garner the attention and interest of numerous world socioeconomic leaders and politicians.
SOURCE: 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives
For further information:
(for journalists only):
International Summit of Cooperatives
+1-514-947-7628 | +1-418-649-5232
Director of Communications
International Co-operative Alliance