/R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan
Montreal welcomes Roger Plamondon, Chairman, Public Bike System Co./

BIXI: Local product, international success

MONTREAL, May 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal's Allstream Morning trends business breakfast on Thursday, May 6, 2010, at 7:30 am. Roger Plamondon, Chairman of Public Bike System Co., will be our guest speaker.

Mr. Plamondon will speak about the steps taken by BIXI, since Stationnement de Montréal was first given the mandate to create, develop, and operate a public bike system for the City of Montréal, to the launch of North America's first self-service bike system in May 2009. He will also explain how this system, which was completely re-examined and conceived by Quebecers, met its goal. Mr. Plamondon will take advantage of this occasion to share data that the Société has gathered about users, and will speak about the development outlook for BIXI, both in Montréal and at the international level. Results of the Société's business plan will also be presented.

The speech will be delivered in French only.

    Date:     Thursday, May 6, 2010

    Time:     From 7:30 to 9 am
              Speech - 7:45 am

    Where:    OMNI Mont-Royal
              1050 Sherbrooke Street West

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and 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 Quebec's leading private economic development organization.

SOURCE Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

For further information: For further information: RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015, sylvie.paquette@ccmm.qc.ca.

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