/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Gala evening of the prestigious Mercuriades business Awards/

MONTRÉAL, April 14, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ) is pleased to invite media representatives to the 35th annual Mercuriades Awards, Thursday, April 16, beginning at 5:00 pm at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.  More than 900 leaders and business people are expected to attend this great event, which will unveil the winners of the most prestigious business competition in Québec.

Since 1981, the Mercuriades have remained faithful to their mission to reward and promote the expertise, creativity and excellence of Québec businesses, both large and small.  The 2015 gala, hosted by Bernard Derome, will be a splendid evening, marking the Mercuriades's 35th anniversary. A tribute will be paid to the founders of the competition as well as past winners, and a very special number will close the evening.

For journalists attending the cocktail, photos are possible, and a mult box is also available during the gala evening.


Thursday April 16th 2015


5:00 pm to 9:45 pm


Palais des congrès de Montréal

159, Saint-Antoine West
Montréal (Québec) H2Z 1H2
Room 516 C – Leaders'  cocktail
Room 517 AB – Gala and banquet

Evening details

5:00 pm

Leaders' Cocktail

6:00 pm


6:15 pm

35th anniversary tribute video

6:20 pm

Presentation of finalists

6:30 pm


6:55 pm

Awarding of the 20 winners during banquet

9:10 pm

Special number

9:15 pm

Presentation of the Business of the Year award (SME and large business)

9:40 pm

Group photo 

9:45 pm



Thank you for confirming your presence to the event with Marilyne Marcoux. The presentation of a press card will be required onsite.

For more information on the Mercuriades Awards: mercuriades.ca  


 About the FCCQ


With its extensive network of more than 140 chambers of commerce and 1,100 corporate members, the FCCQ represents over 60,000 businesses and 150,000 businesspeople involved in all sectors of the economy throughout Québec. As the province's premier business network, the FCCQ serves as both a federation and a provincial chamber of commerce. Its members—be they chambers of commerce or businesses—share a common goal: to foster an innovative, competitive business environment.


SOURCE Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec

For further information: Marilyne Marcoux, Communications advisor, Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec, Tel. : 514 844-9571, ext. 3227, Cell : 514 647-4745, marilyne.marcoux@fccq.ca


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