11 Jan 2018

The GR7, the major event for economic growth and innovation in the Thérèse-De Blainville RCM, will take place on February 6, 2018. This economic summit will provide business people with an opportunity to obtain all the pertinent, quality information they need to adopt the solutions that will make their business more resilient.

Businesses and partners alike will also be able to participate in the design of the RCM’s 2018 economic action plan.

Renowned speakers

Individuals attending the event will also be able to hear Stéphane Billette, Minister responsible for Small and Medium Enterprises, Regulatory Streamlining and Regional Economic Development; Emilio B. Imbriglio, President and CEO of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, and Richard Perreault, Prefect of the Thérèse-De Blainvillle RCM.

Information and registration

When?

February 6, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where?

Centre culturel et communautaire Thérèse-De Blainville (120 Du Séminaire Blvd. in Sainte-Thérèse)

Cost?

$55

Sign up now!

For more information on the conference topics and speakers, consult the Chambre de commerce (CCITBA) website.

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