Following a successful first edition, the city will play host once more to Michelin's flagship event on sustainable mobility.
MONTREAL, June 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The first edition of Movin'On, Michelin's international summit on sustainable mobility, was a resounding success. This creative and immersive event, which kicked off on June 13th and ends today, will have brought together more than 4,000 participants from over 31 countries including scientists, entrepreneurs, visionaries and creatives. With the event's overarching theme, From Ambition to Action, Movin'On achieved its ultimate goal – to share knowledge, exchange on future perspectives and explore collaborative paths in an effort to help propel sustainable mobility to new heights.
Earlier today, Jean Dominique Senard, President of Michelin, announced that Movin'On would be returning to Montreal in 2018. This news is a testament to the dynamic and innovative character of the city. To build on the success of the first edition and further develop the elements that are at the heart of the Movin'On event, the 2018 edition will bring back, namely, conferences by industry experts and inspirational leaders, collaborative initiatives boasting innovative methodologies, as well as immersive activities relating to sustainable mobility.
"As organizing partner, C2 set the stage that brought together the biggest players and notable innovators in sustainable mobility from here and around the world. The Movin'On experience gave participants the opportunity to discover and share with others, while providing the platform to move directly from ambition to action and create meaningful collaborations. As we look ahead to the future with great optimism, we're excited at the prospect of building on the success of this first edition and forging a long term partnership that will drive the progress of sustainable mobility's ecosystem", said Richard St-Pierre, President of C2 International.
« Michelin, leader in sustainable mobility, completely reinvents the worldwide summit that for 20 years now has mobilized the key players in sustainable mobility», stated Jean-Dominique Senard, President of Michelin.
Movin'On in numbers
Over 4,000 participants from 31 countries
40 startups and 105 partners including universities, research institutes and governments
48 workshops and masterclasses
21 innovative vehicles in the Ride & Drive
Presented by Michelin with C2, as organizing partner, Movin'On is the international summit for action in sustainable mobility. Movin'On 2017 is taking place at the Arsenal in Montreal, Quebec, June 13-15. The symposium experience is featuring inspiring keynote presentations, hands-on collaborative sessions, networking opportunities and technology exhibitions. Participants from business, government and academics collaborate and explore new actions to resolve global challenges that will define the future of mobility. For more information, please see https://movinon.michelin.com/nouvelles/
About Michelin Group
Michelin, the leading tire company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients' mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients' needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve the mobility industry. Headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin is present in 170 countries, has 111,700 employees and operates 68 production facilities in 17 countries which together produced 184 million tires in 2015. (www.michelin.com) .
C2 is a global convener on a mission to transform executives and organizations that are ripe for change ― whether they know it or not. In a collaborative context specifically designed to provoke collisions and spark new ideas, C2 gets leaders to challenge their biases, shift their perspectives and explore completely new ways of doing business. C2's reinvention of the international conference experience started with the annual C2 Montréal event, which has been described as "challenging conventions" by The Economist and "a business conference unlike any other" by the Harvard Business Review. After Zurich, Milan, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Rome and San Francisco, C2 is now expanding its reach across all continents. See c2.biz for more information.
For further information: Information and media relations : Irene Aguzzi, Michelin (Amérique du Nord) Canada inc., [email protected], + 1 450 978 7635; Estelle Guillot-Tantay, Head of communications, [email protected], +1 438 502 7630