Press release: The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and the Opéra de Montréal renew their partnership

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Added on 8 March 2006 in Press releases

Press release

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and
the Opéra de Montréal renew their partnership

Montreal, March 8, 2006 – The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and the Opéra de Montréal are pleased to renew their partnership for a second year. This agreement makes it possible to offer Board of Trade members unique corporate rates. This partnership was developed in a spirit of bringing the business and cultural communities closer together.

“The Board of Trade is proud to be associated with the Opéra de Montréal – a renowned institution that takes bold action and brings together great talents – and this partnership is in line with our commitment to promoting and defending the important role of culture in the development of Montreal. Artists and creators are an inestimable source of wealth for Montreal and the renewal of this agreement will enable our members to once again enjoy evenings combining art and business meetings in an environment favourable to high-level networking,” declared Isabelle Hudon, president and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.

“L'Opéra de Montréal is proud of the innovative collaboration with the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and particularly impressed with the important leadership role the Board of Trade has taken to highlight the importance that culture plays in the economic development of our city. We have one of the richest arts and cultural sectors in the world and the business community's role in recognizing and supporting it will be a determining factor to the successful development of Montréal in the 21st century,” said David Moss, general director of the Opéra de Montréal.

“Cultural vitality is an asset and a key component of Montreal's distinctive character. It enables our metropolis not only to shine more brightly on the international stage but also to help attract and retain talent,” added Hudon.

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its mission is to represent the interests of the business community for the greater Montreal area and to offer a full range of specialized services to individuals, merchants and companies of all sizes so as to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is the largest private organization in Quebec dedicated to economic development.

Opéra de Montréal corporate subscriptions
Information: Opéra de Montréal Box Office
Tel.: (514) 985-2258

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Sources:
Opéra de Montréal
VIP Client Services
985.2222, poste 2222

Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Julie Desjardins
Coordinator, Communications
Tel.: (514) 871-4000, ext. 4008
julie.desjardins@ccmm.qc.ca