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Strategic Forum: Creative Industries

The evolution of an industry on the rise Events The speech will be presented mainly in French.

Our creative industries inspire our dreams and attract attention all over the world. They are contributing admirably to Montréal’s economic development and growth.

Our creative industries have been shaping our identity for decades with their dynamic combination of multidisciplinary creativity and new technologies. This sector is a precious asset that should be supported and promoted so that it can continue to grow and succeed internationally.

On December 3, the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal will present a new study that gives an exhaustive report of this multifaceted ecosystem. This occasion will be an opportunity to bring together representatives from all kinds of creative industries and highlight their contributions to our city.

  • Seize this unique opportunity to rediscover the potential of this vibrant sector;
  • Participate in a major event in order to increase your business opportunities and partnerships in Quebec;
  • Network with key players in the business community, the political world and the industry’s flagship companies.

Who should participate in this forum?

  • SMEs and independent workers in the field
  • All organizations and educational institutions involved in this ecosystem
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7:15 a.m. - Registration and networking buffet

8:05 a.m. - Welcome message and introduction

  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

8:25 a.m. - Presentation of the study’s key findings and the sector’s economic impact

  • Céline HuotVice-President, Strategy and Organizational Development
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Part 1 - Montréal: at the heart of creative innovations

  • Marie-Joëlle TremblayDeputy General Manager
    Ballets Jazz de Montréal
  • Nadine MarchandDirector
    Montréal complètement cirque
  • Sophie FerronPresident, Executive Producer
    Media Ranch
  • Nadine GellyExecutive Director

Part II - Creatives who empower our creators

  • Elsie LefebvreDirector
    La Ruche
  • Alexandre LemieuxCofounder and Business Development
  • Debbie ZakaibExecutive Director
    La Grappe métropolitaine de la mode
  • Nathalie MailléExecutive Director
    Conseil des arts de Montréal
  • Marie AmiotCEO
    La Factry

Part III - From carrying to passing the ball: leaders share the keys to their success

  • Claude ProvencherPresident & Cofounder
  • Mikaël FrascadoreSenior Director, Production & Programming for Illuminart
    L'Équipe Spectra
  • Alexandre TailleferManaging Partner
    XPND Capital
  • Dominique LebelSenior Vice-President, Business Solutions
    Behaviour Interactive


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TICKET(S) - FORUM TICKET(S) - FORUM $150 * $250 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more info on the program:

Julie Dagenais
Special Projects Manager
514 871-4000, ext. 4056

Registration deadline: November 30, 2018
No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only cancellation notices sent by email at will be accepted.


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