The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Mid-year report: discover the Chamber’s noteworthy positions and events

Since January, over 23,030 participants took part in the Chamber’s events, and the organization was involved in many of the business community’s priority issues, such as renegotiating NAFTA and deploying the Réseau express métropolitain (REM).

Discover the highlights of the Chamber’s events from the past six months and learn more about our main position statements.


Highlights from January to June 2018:

Discover the Chamber's noteworthy positions and events.

96

Interviews granted

43

Print and Web

37

TV

16

Radio

73

Blog posts

37

Press releases

4

Briefs

3

Special reports

2

Studies

1

Open letters

Social media

20,100 followers

21,100 followers

79

Events

23,030

Participants

7

Trade missions

Legend

Innovation and disruptive technology Innovation and disruptive technology

Fiscal, economic and regulatory agility Fiscal, economic and regulatory agility

Internationalization of local businesses Internationalization of local businesses

Modern, efficient infrastructures Modern, efficient infrastructures

Availability of skilled labour Availability of skilled labour

Other issues Other issues

January

Innovation and disruptive technology Events

Over 850 participants gathered for the Chamber’s first Strategic Forum on artificial intelligence

Forum stratégique sur l’intelligence artificielle

Availability of skilled labour Acclr - Business services

The Chamber’s language pairing program running in three boroughs

Jumelage linguistique


Internationalization of local businesses Events

25 chambers of commerce mobilize for NAFTA

ALENA

Innovation and disruptive technology Events

Minister Navdeep Bains discusses innovation and economic development with the Chamber

February

Other issues Events


Fiscal, economic and regulatory agility Position statements

The Chamber’s recommendations for Québec’s and Canada’s budgets

Budgets du Québec
Budgets du Canada

March

Modern, efficient infrastructures Position statements

The Chamber supports the expansion of the Contrecœur port

Port de Montréal à Contrecoeur

Modern, efficient infrastructures Position statements

April

Modern, efficient infrastructures Position statements

The Chamber welcomes the release of the new concept for redoing Sainte-Catherine St. West

Aménagement de la rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

Fiscal, economic and regulatory agility Events

Minister Leitão presents his 2018-2019 economic plan to the Chamber

Ministre Leitão

Studies

Study: Greater Montréal: Connected globally for more collective wealth

Montréal, connecté à l’international

Events

The Strategic Forum Montréal: alive with the international — Avenues for improving the city’s connectivity

Montréal : animée par l’international

Other issues Events

Mayor Valérie Plantepresents the 2018-2022 economic development strategy during her first speech at the Chamber

La mairesse Valérie Plante

Internationalization of local businesses Acclr - Business services

Hannover Messe : trade mission to the largest industrial technology trade show in the world

Hannover Messe

May

Other issues Events

Québec Premier Philippe Couillard takes stock of his government’s four years in office

Philippe Couillard

Other issues Position statements

Launch of the 10 together campaign to promote universities, which the Chamber is proud to support

Campagne de valorisation des universités

Innovation and disruptive technology Events

Close to 800 Montréal leaders gathered for the second edition of the Strategic Forum on Innovative Manufacturing

Forum stratégique sur le manufacturier innovant

June

Internationalization of local businesses Acclr - Business services

Trade mission to Japan led by Valérie Plante on the occasion of Air Canada’s inaugural Montréal-Tokyo direct flight