In partnership with:
Presentation of the Marcel Côté Award by:
The Chamber is proud to invite you to a unique networking event organized with the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal.
Network and make new contacts
Connect with young Montréal businesspeople
Enjoy a fabulous event
Meet and congratulate the winners of the Marcel Côté Award
Violaine Des Rosiers
Co-CEO, Maison de l’innovation sociale
Violaine helps support social innovators across Quebec through her role at the Maison de l’innovation sociale. She is also co-author of two, non-fiction compilations of stories relating to her humanitarian experiences around the world – including with the International Red Cross –, collaborating with local governments to develop policies and laws that protect women and children and coordinate civil and military responses during conflict and natural disasters.
Strategic Consultant, TIESS (Territoires innovants en économie sociale et solidaire)
Nancy is a member of the Order of Canada and an officer of the Ordre national du Québec. She has honorary degrees from Concordia University and Université du Québec en Outaouais. She is the past CEO of the Chantier de l’économie sociale and has nearly 30 years of expertise in social economics, for which she is recognized nationally and internationally.
Public policy entrepreneur; Lecturer, École nationale d’administration publique (ÉNAP)
An expert on the collaborative economy and on public policies, Guillaume Lavoie has advised public and private organizations at home and abroad, and has been invited to speak at over 200 conferences on the subject. He also chaired the Government of Quebec’s working group on the collaborative economy. He has worked in public diplomacy, international relations, and, more recently, as a city councillor at Ville de Montréal. An engaged social entrepreneur, he is the co-founder of the Collège néo-classique.
Marcel Côté was a boundless visionary, a bridge-builder, and a tireless advocate for good public policy. It is in his honour that Canada’s Public Policy Forum has created the Marcel Côté Award for Leadership in Public Policy. The Forum will present the Marcel Côté Award at this special apéro event that is sure to unite all in attendance.