SME PASSPORT: ANNOUNCEMENT OF COMPANIES IN THE SECOND COHORT
MONTREAL, Oct. 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and its team of international trade experts, the World Trade Centre Montréal, invite members of the media to the launch of SME Passport and the announcement of the program's second cohort, on October 8, at 9:55 a.m.
This will be an opportunity to hear about the results from the first cohort and find out which companies have been selected for the second edition of SME Passport. As part of the program, they will benefit from a financial analysis by National Bank and an export analysis; the expertise of international trade specialists; training workshops; networking activities; and a trade mission to the country targeted in their development plans. Combined, these services and visibility are worth up to $25,000.
|Date:||Tuesday, October 8, 2013|
|Time:||9:55 to 11 a.m.|
|Announcement at 10:10 a.m.|
|Location:||Centre CDP Capital|
|1000 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle|
Interviews with participants and program partners immediately following the event.
SME Passport is an initiative of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and Québec International, in cooperation with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, National Bank and the Ministère du Développement économique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exportation and its Export Québec unit. The selection of companies from the Québec City area is under way, and participants will be announced at a later date by Québec International.
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 Québec's leading private economic development organization.
About the World Trade Centre Montréal
Through its team of experts at the World Trade Centre Montréal, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal provides international trade services to the greater business community, with the support of Canada Economic Development.
About Québec International
Québec International contributes to the economic development of the Québec City metropolitan area and enhances its international status. As a regional economic development agency, Québec International fosters business growth, supports key sectors and attracts talent and investment.
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].