February 2019

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A word from Robert Mercure

A well-known figure in the world of international tourism, Robert Mercure took over as President and CEO on September 4. In what follows, he shares his vision for the Palais of tomorrow: an innovative convention centre focused on local knowhow to help drive the Montréal brand of creativity.
 

Robert Mercure
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Hany Moustapha at helm of Innovation 4.0 Hub

Ambassadors Club President Prof. Hany Moustapha was recently promoted to lead the Innovation 4.0 Hub and awarded the Siemens Research Chair of Industry 4.0 Technology Integration, two initiatives inaugurated by the ETS school of engineering last November.

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The 2018 Recognition Award Gala: A festive affair!

The Palais des congrès de Montréal held its 2018 Recognition Award Gala on November 8, and it was among its most festive, given the Palais’ 35th anniversary. Nearly 450 guests from the tourism, university and business communities, who all came to celebrate the work and dedication of 18 Ambassadors and 5 emerging researchers.

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Multisector Strategic Taskforce holds its first meeting

The prestigious Multisector Strategic Taskforce made up of leaders from eight of Montréal’s key economic sectors held its first meeting on October 10. On the agenda for these seasoned executives were the strategies that need to be implemented to abet the process of bringing international conferences to Montréal.

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Palais attracts major nursing conference

The Palais des congrès de Montréal recently confirmed the International Council of Nurses Congress is coming to Montréal in 2023! Over 8,000 nursing specialists are expected for this event, which will add an estimated almost $21.4 million to the Montréal and Québec economy, not to mention significant intellectual wealth.

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