40 teams at work to improve the productivity of their businesses
MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Some 2,000 business executives and economic stakeholders are meeting today at the Salon sur les meilleures pratiques d'affaires at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Visitors have come to seek inspiration from the more than 40 continuous improvement and innovation projects presented at this unique event. This major event is organized by the Mouvement québécois de la qualité in collaboration with the Québec government and more specifically, the Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations.
"Every day in Québec, thousands of continuous improvement teams are at work in our businesses striving to increase productivity. It is the combination of all these small concrete actions that make Québec a more competitive economy. Today, we have the privilege at the Salon MPA of hosting 40 teams who have come to share their expertise with visitors," states Johanne Maletto, Executive Director of the Mouvement québécois de la qualité.
"The Salon MPA is a hub of excellence where business executives and employees can gain inspiration from the best practices developed by the exhibiting companies. The showcased projects are very practical and transferable from one company to another," states Maletto.
A rewarding program that reflects the concerns of business people
The Performance World Café occupies a prominent place in the Salon sur les meilleures pratiques d'affaires. It is a unique setting for networking and generating ideas that foster reflections on productivity. Again this year, this unique event provides entreprises in the manufacturing and services sectors with a high quality programming, which includes presentations and meetings by important economic players. In the Leaders' Forum, four company executives will speak openly about their battles to overcome obstacles and adapt to change. The panel, moderated by Stéphan Bureau, brings together Richard G. Roy, President and CEO of Uni-Select; Denise Verreault, President and CEO of Groupe Maritime Verreault; Alain Chalifoux, Vice President of Laiterie Chalifoux; and Louis Tremblay, President of AddÉNERGIE. These leaders offer passionnate accounts of the path that has led them to transform setbacks and pitfalls into business opportunities.
In addition, visitors can attend the Grand International Conference given by Matthew E. May, Creativity Coach and bestselling author. His presentation is titled "Six Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything."
About the Mouvement québécois de la qualité and the MPA Salon
The Mouvement québécois de la qualité is the only collective of organizations specializing exclusively in quality management and implementing best business practices in Québec organizations. For these companies and organizations, the Mouvement québécois de la qualité represents both the greatest source of information on best management practices and the broadest grouping of organizations dedicated to best management practices.
The Salon sur les meilleures pratiques d'affaires is organized by the Mouvement québécois de la qualité and presented in collaboration with the Québec government and more specifically, the Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations. The Salon receives financial support from its major partners: Canada Economic Development, Emploi-Québec, Les Affaires magazine, Hydro-Québec, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, PACCAR of Canada, La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Aluminerie Alouette, La Commission des partenaires du marché du travail, Les Forges de Sorel, Investissement Québec, Teknion Roy & Breton and Le Groupe Trigone.
SOURCE: Mouvement québécois de la qualité
For further information: Source: Claude Paquin, Director, Strategic Development and Partnerships, Mouvement québécois de la qualité; Information: Catherine Salvail, Octane Stratégies, [email protected],514 969-1869