The 5th edition of the Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIQ) Award Ceremony was held at the National Assembly on May 28 to recognize the excellence of 12 international youth mobility projects. The Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Jean-François Lisée, presented the Grand Prix LOJIQ 2013 for creativity and innovation to Christian Goudreau.
Mr. Goudreau, Arcbees Chief Executive Officer and Head of Business Development, participated in the Google I/O event on two occasions. His first participation enabled him to secure his first contracts and generate $500,000 in sales. His second resulted in a doubling of sales. Google even appointed ArcBees as an official member of the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) Steering Committee.
The other winners stressed the importance of the financial and logistical support provided by LOJIQ in carrying out their international projects: