QUÉBEC CITY, June 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Voting is now open! After several weeks of local, regional and national juries, the 18th OSEntreprendre Challenge is pleased to announce the seven finalists of the People's Choice Prize – Gaz Métro, Powered by Videotron Business Solutions.
They all have in common exceptional entrepreneurial profiles, inspiring personalities and leadership to spare! From the regions of Bas‑Saint-Laurent, Mauricie, Laurentides, Capitale-Nationale, Laval, Montérégie and Outaouais, the entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial teams competing for the People's Choice Prize were recommended by the national juries from each of the official categories of the Business Creation division.
From now until June 16, 2016, the public will choose his favorite entrepreneur by voting on the website of the OSEntreprendre Challenge www.osentreprendre.quebec/en. To help them in their decision making, the Challenge has prepared a brief description of each business listed among the finalists, and encourages everybody to vote!
Voting will continue until 6 p.m. on June 16, the date of the Challenge's 18th Desjardins Grand Prize Gala. The business that garners the most votes will be declared the winner. Its name will be announced during the awards ceremonies, hosted by Charles Lafortune and shown live on the Challenge Web site by Videotron Business Solutions. Since the objective of this prize is to promote and provide visibility for businesses, the winning candidate will have a colour advertisement placed in the newspaper Les Affaires and an advertising placement in a communication device in its industry. Finally, a video clip filmed during the Grand Prize Gala will be posted on the Internet and a copy of it will be given to the winner.
The seven finalists 2016 :
Cidrerie Sarah Cole, Laurentides region http://sarahcolecider.com/fr/
About the OSEntreprendre Challenge
Our mission is to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship in order to help build a proud and innovative Québec that is committed and prosperous. This is made possible with the financial support of such visionary partners as Mouvement Desjardins (presenting partner), the Québec government (title partner), the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, the Ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation, the Secrétariat à la jeunesse, the Secrétariat à la condition féminine, the newspaper Les Affaires, Videotron Business Solutions, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Gaz Métro, the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (CPA), Saputo, and Spektrum Média.
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For further information: Marie-Noëlle Guillemette, [email protected] - 418 644-4255, poste 2384