Contribute to Montréal's success!

We are very happy with the enthusiasm generated by MTL Ambassadors. Thank you!

Registration is now closed.

If you registered before May 7, you will receive your login link by email on Tuesday, May 11, then again on the day of the event, Thursday, May 13.

If you have not had a chance to register, contact Jeff Reid.

Take part in a thrilling interactive experience at MTL Ambassadors 2021 powered by the Palais, 2021 virtual edition of the Recognition Gala.

MTL Ambassadors is a 60-minute virtual event in the style of a TV magazine show that will be true to the reputation of our city. 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.

Join host Rebecca Makonnen and special guest, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif for one hour of fascinating interviews and exchanges between key players in the knowledge and business community. Along the way, be amazed by the new immersive rooms of the Palais.

Major hotels in the city will be offering numerous door prizes among others.


Rebecca Makonnen
Rebecca Makonnen
Journalist, radio & TV host


Caroline Proulx Valérie Plante
Caroline Proulx
Minister of Tourism
Valérie Plante
Mayor or Montréal


Laurent Duvernay-Tardif


Fabrice Brunet Yves Lalumière
Fabrice Brunet, M.D., PH. D., FRCPC
President and CEO
Yves Lalumière
President and CEO
Tourisme Montréal
Michel Leblanc Stéphane Paquet
Michel Leblanc
President and CEO
Chamber of Commerce
of Metropolitan Montréal
Stéphane Paquet
President and CEO
Montréal International


Sylvie Cossette Fabrice Labeau
Sylvie Cossette
Ambassador appointed
Full Professor,
Faculté des sciences infirmières
(Nursing Faculty),
Université de Montréal
Institut de cardiologie de Montréal
Fabrice Labeau
Emeritus Ambassador
Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning)
McGill University
Catherine Morency Hany Moustapha
Catherine Morency, Ph. D.
Ambassador appointed
Full Professor
Department of Civil,
Geological and Mining Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal
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
Rémi Quirion
Rémi Quirion, O.C., C.Q., Ph. D., m.s.r.c.
Ambassador Achievement Award
The Chief Scientist of Québec


Luc Charbonneau  
Luc Charbonneau
Business Development and Strategic Alliances
Marc-André Gemme Andrée-Anne Sauvageau
Marc-André Gemme
Business Development
International Market
Andrée-Anne Sauvageau
Business Development
International Market

Thank you to our partners

Capital Traiteur Connexion Sheraton Intercontinental
Intercontinental Fairmont Reine Élizabeth Delta Hotels Sheraton
Westin Montréal Oasis immersion

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)