MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, invites media representatives to the 2013 Tribute to Great Montrealers reception, Thursday, November 14, at 6 p.m., at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.
Every year, the Board of Trade pays tribute to luminaries of the city's economic, social, cultural and scientific life whose passion and community involvement have helped build Montréal's reputation.
Four new Great Montrealers who have distinguished themselves in their fields will be honoured in the presence of Montréal Mayor Denis Coderre and the Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade and Minister responsible for the Montréal region, Jean-François Lisée.
The Great Montrealers for 2013 are:
Lise Watier Cosmétiques
Lise Watier Foundation
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Chief Operating Officer
Montréal Science Centre
Canada Lands Company
Société Financière Bourgie Inc.
|Date:||Thursday, November 14, 2013|
|Location:||Palais des congrès de Montréal|
|1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle|
|Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle Foyer|
|Time:||6 p.m. - Photo session and unveiling of the 2013 Great Montrealers' plaques on the Constellation|
|6:30 p.m. - Tribute ceremony|
|7:15 p.m. - Cocktail reception|
|8 p.m. - End of the reception|
* Kent Nagano's award will be accepted by L. Jacques Ménard in his absence.
About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is made up of some 7,000 members. Its mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and local businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
SOURCE: Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
For further information:
RSVP with Michelle LLambias Meunier, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4042, or by email at [email protected].