Announcement of the candidates for the Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal 2011

Announcement of the candidates for the Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal 2011 
MONTREAL, May 3, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the 
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, and Louise Roy, Chair of the Conseil 
des arts de Montréal, the co-chairs of the Honorary Committee for the Prix 
Arts-Affaires de Montréal, announced the names of the 17 candidates for the 
2011 edition of the Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal. These awards recognize 
and reward the involvement of businesspeople in Greater Montréal's arts and 
cultural scene. 
These strong nominations were submitted by arts and cultural organizations 
from the metropolitan area to express their appreciation for the invaluable 
support of these businesspeople and companies during the year. These 
prestigious awards recognize the innovative spirit and appetite for risk of 
entrepreneurs and promote different forms of support to the arts to encourage 
other people and businesses to follow in their footsteps. 
The winners in each four categories (Large Enterprise, SME, Arts/Business 
Personality and Business Volunteer) will be announced on May 31, 2012 during 
an awards ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at Astral, Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan. 
The nominees are: 
National Bank Financial Group, sponsored by the Musée d'art contemporain de 
Ivanhoé Cambridge, sponsored by the Montréal Fashion & Design Festival 
Rio Tinto Alcan, sponsored by the École Samajam 
Standard Life, sponsored by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal 
Encadrement Tout Autour, sponsored by Les éditions esse 
Publicité Sauvage Inc., sponsored by the Théâtre de Quat'Sous 
Sirius Satellite Radio, sponsored by Pop Montréal 
Pierre Bourgie, President and CEO, Société financière Bourgie, sponsored by 
the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 
Jacques Dostie, Partner, Ernst & Young, sponsored by the Théâtre ESPACE GO, 
Groupe Le Vivier and Agora de la danse 
David B. Sela, President, Copap Inc., sponsored by the Orchestre de chambre I 
Musici de Montréal 
Marc Bélanger, President, Qualité investissements, sponsored by the École 
supérieure de ballet du Québec 
Valérie Dubreuil, Senior Community Affairs Manager, TELUS, sponsored by the 
Montréal Chamber Orchestra 
Louis-François Hogue, Partner, Fasken Martineau, sponsored by Danse Danse 
Marie-Josée Marsan, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, 
Videotron, sponsored by Espace libre 
Saul Polo, Product and Business Development Specialist, Laurentian Bank 
Securities, and Michael Tevel, Manager, Strategy and Planning, CGI Group, 
sponsored jointly by Segal Centre 
Derek A. Price, Member of the Order of Canada, sponsored by the McCord Museum 
Winners of the last edition
The winners of the 2010 Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal were: S.M. 
International Group, sponsored by the Festival du nouveau cinéma (Large 
Enterprise category); Georges Laoun Opticien, sponsored by OBORO (SME 
category); Jean-Pierre Desrosiers, Partner, Fasken Martineau, sponsored by 
Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà and Les Productions Laure-Furey (Arts-Business 
Personality category); and Michelle Cormier, Vice-President and CFO, TNG 
Corporation Inc., sponsored by the Orchestre Métropolitain (Business 
Volunteer category). 
About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is made up of some 7,000 members. 
Its mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater 
Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and local businesses of all 
sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full 
potential in terms of innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. The Board 
of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization. 
About the Conseil des arts de Montréal
A dynamic partner of Montréal artistic creation, the Conseil des arts de 
Montréal supports and recognizes excellence in professional artistic 
creation, production, and distribution through financial support, advice, and 
cooperative and development actions. For over 50 years, the Conseil des arts 
de Montréal has contributed through its actions to the development of 
"Montréal, cultural metropolis." 
Pascale Le Hir Advisor, Communications Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal 
Tel.: 514 871-4000, ext. 4088 
Christian O'Leary Director of Communications Conseil des arts de Montréal 
Tel.: 514 280-3991 
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