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Business in Tandem – Business opportunities between Guadalajara and Montréal

Delving into cultural and creatives industries opportunities Virtual activities and content The session will be conducted in English

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Montréal time)
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Guadalajara time)

Registration deadline: May 29, 2024

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  • Guillaume Blais General Director of Creation
    Prod.g Inc.
    See biography
  • Isha Bottin  International Project Officer
    Xn Québec
    See biography
  • Ariane Dagenais-Plante Advisor, Production Services
    Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC)
    See biography
  • Alfonso Hernandez Connector of Worlds and Co-founder
    Atypic Labs
    See biography
  • Héctor Huerta Nava Deputy consul general
    Consulate General of Mexico in Montréal
    See biography
  • Daniel Iregui Digital Artist & Founder
    See biography
  • Paul-Thomas Lacroix Director of Economic Affairs, Québec General Delegation in Mexico,
    Investissement Québec International
    See biography
  • Angelica Lares General Director
    El Taller del Chucho
    See biography
  • Frank Le Consul, Head of Office, Senior Trade
    Consulate of Canada in Guadalajara
    See biography
  • Dr. Francisco Medina Gómez General Director
    State Council of Science and Technology of Jalisco
    See biography
  • Franz Novotny Creative and Executive Director
    Gekolor Studios
    See biography
  • Noemi Pizano Director
    Consejo Promotor de Innovación y Diseño
    See biography
  • Valérie Poulin Director, Economic Intelligence and International Outreach
    Ville de Montréal
    See biography
  • Ozcar Ramírez González Producer, Director, and Founding Partner
    Arte Mecánica
    See biography
  • Jorge Riggen Director
    Filma Jalisco
    See biography
  • Carlos Velázquez General Coordinator
    Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology
    State Government of Jalisco
    See biography

Join us on May 29 for a virtual two-hour event featuring key players in the cultural and creative industries from Guadalajara and Montréal.

During this virtual event, these experts will specifically address companies in digital experience production and the audiovisual industry, covering sectors such as visual effects, animation, cinema, and circus. They will highlight the complementarities between the two cities and provide insights on fostering successful business relationships. This event is also aimed at exporting companies in the cultural and creative industries in Montréal and Quebec, as well as in Guadalajara and Jalisco.

The Business in Tandem initiative at a glance

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, in partnership with Ville de Montréal, presents "Business in Tandem." This initiative aims to promote inter-city trade through virtual conferences and B2B meetings featuring experts and companies already doing business or exploring business opportunities in targeted markets.

This initiative is an opportunity to:

  • Understand the business environment in Guadalajara and Montréal;
  • Discover short- and medium-term business opportunities in the fields of performing arts, visual arts, digital, as well as cinema and circus, within the ecosystems of these cities.
  • Benefit from the advice of experts and companies active in Guadalajara and Montréal;
  • Outline the different issues and areas of collaboration between the ecosystems;
  • Present the systems that support the deployment of projects in the cultural and creative industries.

Optional B2B Meetings

We propose organizing roundtable discussions between companies from Montréal and Guadalajara, our guest city. We will set up virtual rooms with five participants each, providing everyone with the opportunity to introduce themselves and engage with potential partners present at the webinar.

To show your interest in attending these networking meetings, please complete the questionnaire that will be sent to you after your registration in the confirmation email.

Who is this event for?

  • For professionals in digital experience production and the audiovisual industry, including sectors such as visual effects, animation, cinema, and circus.
  • For Montréal and Quebec-based companies, as well as those from Guadalajara and Jalisco, exporting in cultural and creative industries.
  • For communities and private enterprises interested in the Mexican and Quebec markets.


*One transaction per participant, by email. This transaction entitles one person to access the event.
**If you have any questions, please write to us at

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Reyna Obregon
Project Manager, International Market Development
514 669-6758

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 substitution notices sent by email at will be accepted.

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Acclr International Trade Services’ activities receive financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

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Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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