MONTRÉAL, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, invites media representatives to the 2014 Tribute to Great Montrealers reception, Thursday, November 20, at 5:30 p.m., at Centre CDP Capital.
Every year, the Board of Trade pays tribute to luminaries of the city's economic, social, cultural and scientific life whose passion and community involvement have helped build Montréal's reputation.
Four new Great Montrealers who have distinguished themselves in their fields will be honoured in the presence of Montréal Mayor and President of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal, Mr. Denis Coderre.
Exceptionally this year, Mr. Marcel Côté will be honoured posthumously for his great contribution and bequest to the city of Montréal.
The Great Montrealers for 2014 are:
Alvin Cramer Segal
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Peerless Clothing Inc.
Bartha Maria Knoppers
Centre of Genomics and Policy
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Human Genetics
Dr. Réjean Thomas
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Clinique médicale l'Actuel
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Le Parquet, Centre CDP Capital
5:30 P.M. to 8 P.M.
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 Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.