From October 20 through the 22nd, 2017, the Government of Quebec took part in the Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers (GSGP) in Detroit (MI) and Windsor (ON). The Quebec delegation included the Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification, André Fortin, and the Head of the Quebec Government Office in Chicago, Jean-François Hould.
TickSmith, a Montréal-based leader in big data applications for capital markets, has announced a strategic investment of CAD $2 million from UK-based Illuminate Financial Management LLP, a venture capital firm with a specific focus on capital markets financial technology, to further commercialise its flagship product, TickVault.
From September 30th through October 04th, 2017, Chicago hosted the 90th edition of WEFTEC (Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference), the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition. 18 companies from Quebec were on display, while some 15 Quebec companies made the trip to the conference as visitors. To discover more about some of these companies, please visit: www.quebecweftec.com
The Québec Government Office in Chicago (DQC) recently attended the 2017 Arts Midwest Conference in Columbus, OH. For three decades now, the Conference has allowed thousands of artists, managers, and agents; performing arts presenters/venues; and arts administrators from throughout the United States and beyond to meet, exchange and inspired each other.