MTL Ambassadors

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MTL Ambassadors 2021 powered by the Palais, the 2021 virtual edition of the Recognition Gala, offers you a thrilling 60-minute interactive experience, where you will have the opportunity to meet the new Ambassadors, and learn how you too could become an Ambassador and contribute to your field as well as the revival of the Montréal and Québec economy.

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Congratulations to our honoured guests

Grand Ambassador
Ms. Suzanne M. Benoît

Aéro Montréal

Ambassador appointed
Prof. Daniel Bélanger

Professeur émérite,
Université du Québec
à Montréal
75th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry – ISE

Ambassador appointed
Prof. Guy Cloutier

Professeur titulaire,
Université de Montréal
IEEE IUS 2023 – International
Ultrasonics Symposium

Ambassador appointed
Professor Michael Jemtrud

Associate Professor,
McGill University
World Sustainable Built
Environment Conference – WSBE 2023

Ambassador appointed
Professor Michael R.M. Jenkin

Professor, York University
26th International Conference on Pattern Recognition – ICPR 2022

Ambassador appointed
Professeur Daniel Pearl

Professor titulaire,
Université de Montréal
World Sustainable Built Environment Conference – WSBE 2023

Ambassador appointed
Docteur Guy A. Rouleau

Docteur, Institut et Hôpital neurologique de Montréal
XXVI World Congress of Neurology – WCN 2023

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Caroline Proulx, ministre du Tourisme et Valérie Plante, mairesse de Montréal

Caroline Proulx Minister of Tourism, and Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal

Thumb M. Hany Moustapha | MTL Ambassadeurs

Hany Moustapha, President the Ambassadors Clubs

Tour of the Palais and OASIS immersion with Luc Charbonneau, Director Business Development and Strategic Alliances and Interim CEO of the Palais des congrès de Montréal

Thumbnail Daniel Bélanger, Michael Jemtrud et Daniel Pearl, professeurs honorés | MTL Ambassadeurs

Daniel Bélanger, Michael Jemtrud and Daniel Pearl, Ambassadors appointed in 2021

Thumbnail vidéo Table ronde avec Andrée-Anne Sauvageau et Marc-André Gemme, délégués du Palais et les Ambassadeurs Fabrice Lebeau, Françoise Morency et Sylvie Cossette

Round table with Andrée-Anne Sauvageau and Marc-André Gemme, Managers, Business Development, International Market of the Palais and Ambassadors Fabrice Lebeau, Françoise Morency and Sylvie Cossette

Thumbnail vidéo Prix de présence offerts par les hôtels Delta Montréal, Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth et l’InterContinental Montréal

Door prizes offered by hotels Delta Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, and InterContinental Montréal

Thumbnail vidéo Guy Cloutier, Guy A. Rouleau et Michael R. M. Jenkin, Professeurs honorés | MTL Ambassadeurs

Guy Cloutier, Guy A. Rouleau and Michael R.M. Jenkin, Ambassadors appointed in 2021

Thumbnail vidéo Yves Lalumière, PDG de Tourisme Montréal, Fabrice Brunet, PDG du CHUM, Stéphane Paquet, PDG de Montréal International et Michel Leblanc, PDG de la CCMM

Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal, Fabrice Brunet, President and CEO of CHUM, Stéphane Paquet, PPresident and CEO of Montréal International, and Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montréal

Ŧhumbnail vidéo Suite des prix de présence offerts par nos généreux partenaires

Door prizes offered by hotels Le Centre Sheraton Montréal, Le Westin Montréal and Le Marriott Montréal Château Champlain

Thumbnail vidéo Mme Suzanne Benoît, Grande Ambassadrice | MTL Ambassadeurs

Suzanne M. Benoît, President of Aéro Montréal and Grand Ambassador

Thumbnail vidéo Prix de présence offert par Capital Traiteur, fournisseur exclusif

Door prizes offered by Capital Traiteur, exclusive caterer

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Participants will have the chance to win one of the following prizes, offered by some of the Palais’ most valued partners, as in the city’s major hotels, Capital Traiteur and OASIS immersion.

For the contest rules (available in French only):

  • Delta Hotels by Marriott Montreal: One night stay in a Deluxe Guest Room and a dinner credit for the Le Cordial restaurant – $400 value (before taxes)
  • Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth: One night stay in a room with a view and breakfast for two – $550 value (before taxes)
  • InterContinental Montreal: One night stay in a Tourelle Suite with dinner at Osco, breakfast for two and parking – $500 value (before taxes)
  • Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel: One night stay in a Deluxe Guest Room, including a fresh and tasty Grab & Go continental breakfast for two and a $50 credit toward another meal during the winner’s stay – $375 value (before taxes)
  • Le Westin Montreal: One night stay in a Standard Room, including a buffet style dinner and breakfast for two at the GaZette restaurant – $550 value (before taxes)
  • Montreal Marriott Château Champlain: One night stay in a one-room suite with breakfast included, plus a $100 dinner at the Lloyd restaurant. Access to the MClub and the fitness room – $1,020 value (before taxes)
  • Capital Traiteur: Four-course meal with wine pairing for four people. Served at the table of Chef Simon Devost-Dulude, in a private room inside the Palais des congrès de Montréal kitchen. Private Chef’s tour of the kitchen – $1,000 value (before taxes)
  • OASIS immersion: Each winner will also receive free passes for the OASIS immersion immersive walkthrough exhibition permanently housed inside the Palais des congrès de Montréal — Each winner will get two promotional codes, four for the Capital Traiteur prize – $450 value (before taxes)


Rebecca Makonnen
Journalist, radio & TV host


Caroline Proulx
Minister of Tourism

Photo Valérie Plante

Valérie Plante
Mayor of Montréal


Laurent Duvernay-Tardif


Fabrice Brunet
President and CEO

Yves Lalumière
President and CEO
Tourisme Montréal

Photo Michel Leblanc

Michel Leblanc
President and CEO
Chamber of Commerce
of Metropolitan Montréal

Photo Stéphane Paquet

Stéphane Paquet
President and CEO
Montréal International


Photo Sylvie Cossette

Sylvie Cossette
Ambassador appointed
Full Professor,
Faculté des sciences infirmières
(Nursing Faculty),
Université de Montréal
Institut de cardiologie de Montréal

Photo Fabrice Labeau

Fabrice Labeau
Emeritus Ambassador
Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning)
McGill University

Photo Catherine Morency, Ph. D.

Catherine Morency, Ph. D.
Ambassador appointed
Full Professor
Department of Civil,
Geological and Mining Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal

Photo Hany Moustapha

Hany Moustapha
Ph. D., C.Q.
President of the Ambassadors Club
Professor and Director,
Pôle Innovation 4.0
École de technologie supérieure
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC)
Senior Research Fellow

Photo Rémi Quirion

Rémi Quirion
O.C., C.Q., Ph. D., m.s.r.c.
Ambassador Achievement Award
The Chief Scientist of Québec


Photo Luc Charbonneau

Luc Charbonneau
Business Development and Strategic Alliances