QUÉBEC CITY, June 4, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - We are pleased to announce today the finalists for the People's Choice Prize – Gaz Métro, Powered by Videotron Business Solutions. This prize is intended to showcase entrepreneurs who stand out because of their exceptional entrepreneurial profiles, inspiring personalities and community leadership. Seven (7) entrepreneurs or business teams (one finalist for each official category in the QEC's Business Creation division) are in the running for this prize.
From June 4 to 18, 2015, members of the public can vote for their favourite entrepreneur directly on the QEC's Web site: http://www.concours-entrepreneur.org/. To help them in their decision making, the QEC has prepared a brief description of each business listed among the finalists, and encourages everybody to vote!
Voting will continue until 6 p.m. on June 18, the date of the QEC's 17th Desjardins Grand Prize Gala. The business that garners the most votes will be declared the winner. Its name will be announced during the awards ceremonies, which will be shown live on the QEC Web site by Videotron Business Solutions. Since the objective of this prize is to promote and provide visibility for businesses, the winning candidate will have a colour advertisement placed in the newspaper Les Affaires. Finally, a video clip filmed during the Grand Prize Gala will be posted on the Internet and a copy of it will be given to the winner.
The seven finalists:
Brasseurs de l'Outaouais inc., Outaouais region
M ta région inc., Lanaudière region
Bibliothèque d'outils la remise, Coop de solidarité, Montréal region
Stefanka Lingerie, Montréal region
Addik Pet, Chaudière-Appalaches region
Neurones Communications, Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region
L'Accroché —Centre d'escalade inc., Chaudière-Appalaches region
About the QEC
Our mission is to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship in order to help build a proud and innovative Québec that is committed and prosperous. This is made possible with the financial support of such visionary partners as Mouvement Desjardins (presenting partner), the Québec government (title partner), the Ministère de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, the Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations, the Secrétariat à la jeunesse, the Secrétariat à la condition féminine, the newspaper Les Affaires, Videotron Business Solutions, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Gaz Métro, the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (CPA), Saputo, and Ingenio, a subsidiary of Loto-Québec.
SOURCE Concours québécois en entrepreneuriat
For further information: Vincent Dumont, Director of regional and provincial operations, [email protected], 418-644-4255, extension 2384