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Thursday, June 15, 2023 (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM) (UTC-04:00 EDT)

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Emerging Entrepreneurs Speaker Series: The Creative Conference

The Emerging Entrepreneurs Speaker Series presents The Creative Conference, featuring a panel of successful creative entrepreneurs who will share their experiences and insights with members of the Club. Canapés and a glass of wine or beer are included, and the dining room will be open after the event for those who wish to extend their evening and dine at the Club!

The Panelists

Panelists will include Francis Choinière, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Orchestre Philharmonique & Choeur des Mélomanes and GFN Productions, Gabriel Dufresne, CoFounder of Extra Architecture & Design, as well as Catherine Pelletier Lauzon, optician and founder of Lunetterie ORA. The panel discussion will cover topics such as balancing artistic vision with financial viability, leveraging technology for innovation, building a strong brand identity, navigating the creative industry, and more.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers, industry experts, and potential clients or partners. We are pleased to announce that in addition to our expert panellists, we will have several experienced members of the University Club of Montreal joining us for the Emerging Entrepreneurs Speaker Series: The Creative Conference. These esteemed members, who have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share, will add to the evening's networking fruition.

Click on the "Speakers" tab above, or the photos below to access the comprehensive biographies of our panelists.


5:30 p.m. | Arrival at the Club

6:00 p.m. | Panel discussion (25-30 minutes)

6:30 p.m. | Informal mixer networking

The Creative Conference is the perfect event for young entrepreneurs looking to gain insights from successful creative professionals, learn about industry trends and best practices, and make valuable connections!

Price: $35.00 plus taxes and service, including canapés and a glass of wine or beer.

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