The Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (RJCCQ) highlighted the excellence of the province’s young business people and entrepreneurs this Friday, June 14, at the 27th Gala Les Grands Prix de la Relève d’Affaires.
Presented by the Banque Nationale, the gala was chaired by Patrick Lemelin, Vice-President of Agriculture and Agri-Food at the National Bank, and presented 14 awards, in addition to bringing together more guests from across the province, from Havre-Saint-Pierre to Gatineau, via the Saguenay and Terrebonne.
“Given the quality of the finalists, Quebec’s future is in good hands. It is important to recognize the considerable contribution of young business people to our economy and to offer them the support, guidance and visibility essential to their development and the deployment of their full potential, throughout the province,” added Maximilien Roy, President and CEO of the RJCCQ.
Several dignitaries and influential personalities from the business world were present for the occasion. Among them were Ms. Danièle Henkel, President and founder of Entreprises Danièle Henkel Inc, Ms. Isabelle Dessureault, international mentor and member of Anges Québec, and Mr. Younes Boukala, Councillor – District J.-Émery-Provost, Lachine Borough. The evening was masterfully hosted by Mrs. Meriem Idrissi Kaitouni, Senior Advisor, Public and Corporate Affairs, Edelman Montreal.
The 14 winners were honoured for their leadership, achievements, innovation and unfailing track record.