MONTRÉAL, March 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Jalon MTL, a non-profit organization that accelerates the emergence of innovative solutions to create the intelligent and sustainable mobility of tomorrow, is launching the very first edition of the Jalon Mobility Awards.
This fun and festive gathering will recognize the efforts made by key agents of change within the ecosystem, from those who are shaping the mobility of tomorrow to those who are questioning how it should all be done. The gala will take place on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Cirque Éloize studios in Montréal's Dalhousie Station and will be hosted by Stéphan Bureau.
Awards in nine categories:
During the event, nine prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
- Technological innovation
- Digital innovation
- Collective and shared mobility
- Active mobility
- Urban logistics
- Urban planning
- Start-up companies
- Human Experience
- Student award
An independent jury (members to be announced at a later date) will oversee the awarding of the prizes.
"The Jalon Awards Gala will shine a light on the key mobility players in the Greater Montréal Area and across Québec whose projects and actions are driving the way forward, inspiring us to question things, to evolve, and even to initiate a paradigm shift in order to shape the intelligent and sustainable mobility of tomorrow. At Jalon MTL, we are convinced that now is the time to rally the driving forces of the mobility landscape to respond in a more synergistic manner to the many growing challenges that we face. This event serves as an opportunity to celebrate those who are already making an invaluable contribution in that regard," says Jean-François Tremblay, President and CEO of Jalon MTL.
A seasoned host and a spectacular venue
Journalist, presenter and producer Stéphan Bureau will host this event, which will take place at the Cirque Éloize studios in Montreal's Dalhousie Station.
The next steps
The people or organizations interested in submitting an application may do so at the beginning of April at jalonmtl.org/Jalon-awards
Tickets for the event will be on sale soon.
Jalon is a non-profit organization that helps accelerate the development of new technologies in intelligent and sustainable mobility. Through its involvement in various projects, it fosters the conditions required for the emergence of innovations and the testing of new adapted solutions that will shape the urban mobility of tomorrow.
SOURCE Jalon Montréal
For further information: Jalon MTL. Véronique Laurin. Communications and Marketing Manager. [email protected] 514 370-8343