Media invitation - 2012 Tribute to Great Montrealers reception and unveiling
of a permanent site in honour of the members of the academy, as part of the
Board of Trade's 190th anniversary celebrations
MONTREAL, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Michel Leblanc, President and CEO
of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, is pleased to invite media
representatives to the 2012 Tribute to Great Montrealers reception on
Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 6 p.m., at Palais des congrès de Montréal.
Every year, the Board of Trade pays tribute to luminaries of the city's
economic, social, cultural and scientific worlds, whose passion and community
involvement make an outstanding contribution to Montreal's reputation.
As part of the closing celebrations for its 190(th) anniversary, this year the
Board of Trade will unveil the Constellation of Great Montrealers, a permanent
site that will immortalize academy members past, present, and future, with the
presence of Michael Applebaum, Mayor of Montréal.
On this occasion, we will honour five new Great Montrealers who have
distinguished themselves in their respective spheres of activity.
The Great Montrealers 2012 are:
Emanuele (Lino) Saputo
Chairman of the Board
Michal and Renata Hornstein
Entomologist and founder
Social Sector Pierre Legault
Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012
Place: Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Foyer Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Time: 6 p.m. - Photo op - Unveiling Constellation / Great
7 p.m. - Introduction of the five Great Montrealers
7:45 p.m. - End of presentations and start of the cocktail
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its
primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of
Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and 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.
RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Advisor, Media relations, by phone at 514
871-4000, ext. 4015, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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