JCI Quebec 2016 launches international registrations and new website

JCI Quebec 2016 launches international registrations and new website


Québec City, November, 2015 – One year before holding the largest business event ever held in Québec City, the JCI Québec 2016 committee officially launches its new website jciquebec2016.com and gives the green light to the registration of some 4,000 delegates expected from more than 125 countries.JCI_Canada_2016

With this new tool, the organisation will be able to communicate and promote the event beyond the borders of Québec, at national and international levels. “It is a very important step for us, one year from the Québec edition. It is very exciting!” said Jean-Simon Deschênes, Congress Director and Chief Executive Officer of JCI Québec 2016.

With the new website on line, registrations for international participants are now officially open, while registrations for Canadian participants have been open since last September.

To obtain more information about the JCI 2016 World Congress, registration methods and fees, or to communicate with the organizing committee, JCI Québec 2016 invites you to visit jciquebec2016.com today.

In October, a group of 9 Quebec City business personalities joined Yvon Charest, President and CEO of iA Financial Group, to support the JCI World Congress 2016 financing efforts.

The committee’s mandate is to raise $1 million before the end of 2015 to ensure the success of the event. The executive committee’s Ambassadors Club is comprised of: Martine Turcotte, Vice Chair – Bell, Louis Têtu, CEO – Coveo, Claude Marcoux, Senior Vice President – CGI, Renaud Beauchesne, Managing Partner – KPMG Québec Office, Carl Tremblay, Managing Partner – Norton Rose Fullbright Québec Office, Daniel Cadoret, Deals Partner – PWC, Mario Desgagnés, Director Sales-Business Sector – Telus, Yvan Ouellet, Owner – Le 47e Parallèle, P-Michel Bouchard, President and General Director – Québec City Convention Centre.

Created by the Junior Chamber of Commerce Québec (JCCQ) and the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Canada, the JCI Québec 2016 committee is responsible for organizing the JCI World Congress Québec 2016. Founded in 1915 by Henry Giessenbier in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, JCI oversees close to 5,000 Junior Chambers around the world and brings together more than 175,000 young business people and active citizens aged 18 to 40 in nearly 125 countries. JCI Canada is committed to being the leading development organization for youth under 40 years of age and includes all Junior Chambers from Vancouver to Halifax. The Junior Chamber of Commerce Québec joined JCI Canada in 2002. With more than 500 members, JCCQ is the world’s second largest local chapter of JCI.

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