Awards Ceremony for the Grands Prix québécois de la qualité - Salon sur
les meilleures pratiques d'affaires - Leaders' Forum and high-calibre
MONTREAL, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited
to the Quality Event of 2012, the largest of its kind held in Quebec.
The event offers an exceptional program.
When: Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Highlights of the day
Opening of the Salon sur les meilleures pratiques d'affaires
The media are invited to meet with employees and business leaders who
will showcase the practices and methods that enable them to hone their
competitive edge. Forty companies will present improvement projects
such as implementing Lean, setting up an innovation process,
eliminating waste, improving organizational performance, implementing a
recognition program, ensuring employee well-being, etc. The projects
are presented by companies from the manufacturing and services sectors.
Lean Casino and Tool Demos are important features of the Salon. In a fun atmosphere, participants
are encouraged to discover the power of Lean tools in terms of teamwork
and to learn how to put in place simple processes and practices that
foster creativity and implement employees' ideas.
Leaders' Forum: five inspirational leaders explain their business vision
Moderated by Stéphan Bureau
Mélanie La Couture, Chief Operating Officer, OSM; Germain Lamonde,
Chairman and CEO, EXFO inc.; Natalie Larivière, Executive Vice
President and Chief Operating Officer, V Interactions inc.; Blaise
Renaud, Chairman and CEO, Renaud-Bray; and Robert Verreault, General
Manager, Joliette Plant, Bridgestone Canada.
Awards Ceremony for the Grands Prix québécois de la qualité presented
The highlight of this important gathering will be the recognitions of
excellence awarded to Quebec organizations that are amongst the most
competitive. The Grands Prix québécois de la qualité are the highest
honours awarded by the Government of Quebec to businesses and
organizations that have achieved great distinction in terms of
management quality and overall performance.
Major Conference: Don't implement Lean, become Lean!
By Michael Ballé, author, cofounder of the "LEAN en entreprise" Project
and acclaimed speaker in the worldwide LEAN movement. His message: To
succeed in a LEAN initiative, you must use the tools with an attitude of respect for the
Cocktail Reception to award the Prix du public and Jury Awards
A tribute to the teams that presented the best improvement projects
during the Salon sur les meilleures pratiques d'affaires
SOURCE: Mouvement québécois de la qualité
For further information:
Telephone: 514 286-6033, ext 249
Cell: 438 821-6033
Claude Paquin, Director, Business Development
Mouvement québécois de la qualité
Telephone: 418 952-4115