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    Past events (2005)...

    QIBC Gala 2005

    Date: Saturday, November 19th, 2005
    Location: Delta Centre-Ville, Salon Regence ABC, 777 University Street , Montreal, Quebec

    For event report, click here.

    Seminar: "Quebec is doing business with India"

    Date: Monday, October 31st, 2005
    Location: Hotel Marriott Chateau Champlain, 1 Place du Canada, Montreal, Quebec

    Event Summary:

      Keynote breakfast with Premier Jean Charest Business seminar with testimonials of Quebec exporters to India. Program of Individual meetings with the CII Indian business delegation.

    For event information, click here.

    Quebec-India Business Council held its inaugural launch dinner on Wednesday, April 13th, 2005.


    Her Excellency Mrs. Shyamala B. Cowsik, High Commissioner of India to Canada, Mr. Louis Roquet, President, Chief Operating Officer, Desjardins Venture Capital, Presenting "Desjardins, An Economic Tool Servicing the Community."

    Event details

    Date: April 13th, 2005, *bleep*tails 6:30pm Dinner 7:30pm
    Location: Delta Centre-Ville, Salon Cartier ABC
    777 University Street , Montreal, Quebec.

    Tickets $60 (Members) · $75 (Non-Members) ·
    Tables (8) $500

    For event report click here.
    For event pictures click here.

    Business seminar

    "The Canada Trade Mission to India led by Hon. Jim Peterson".

    Tuesday March 15, saw QIBC hold a breakfast seminar for entrepreneurs interested in an upcoming trade mission to India (April 3-7,2005) to be led by the Minister of International Trade, Hon. Jim Peterson.

    The seminar was a sold out success with attending remarking about the excellent presentations and networking opportunities facilitated by the event.

    Guest speakers were Mr. S. Srinivasan ( VP and Managing Director, Met-Chem Canada), Mr. Luc Dupont ( Regional Manager, Export Development Canada ), Ms. Joan Vogelesang, ( President & CEO, Toon Boom Technologies Inc. ), Mr. George Haynal, ( VP, Public Policy, Bombardier ).

    Also attending were Mr. Kam Rathee, ( Executive Director, CIBC), Ms. Paule Mathieu ( Canadia Commericial Corporation ). QIBC Board of Directors, Geeta Suchak, Krishanu Das Gupta, Ida Crasto and Manishi Sagar (Governors ).

    Partnering Organizer: Canada – India Business Council (Toronto).
    Event Sponsors: Bombardier, Met-Chem Canada, EDC.

    Business seminar

    India and China:
    Key Economies for Expanding Business Opportunities

    Thursday Jan. 27 2005 saw QIBC hold its first business event to a sold out crowd and enthusiastic responses in a luncheon seminar organized jointly with the Hong Kong Canada Business Association.

    Keynote speakers were Her Excellency Mrs. Shyamla B. Cowsik, High Commissioner of India to Canada; Mr. Pierre Bourque, Leader of the Opposition, ville de Montréal; and Mr. Fred Bilt, former Ambassador to Hong Kong.

    Also speaking a few words were Mrs. Fatima Houda Pepin, Member of National Assembly, representing La Piniere, and Mr. Marc Ferland of MDERR..

    Held at the Marriott Chateau Champlain overlooking the city, the luncheon was packed with over 84 attendees from various sectors of industry, including Desjardins, CAE, and the Montreal Board of Trade.

    Members present were: Ida Crasto, Paul Kanwal, Krish Das Gupta, Geeta Suchak, Jean-Patrick Lariviere, Keero Birla, Neil Bronson and Mercedes Beaulieau.

    Event Sponsor: UBS Global Asset Management

    Upcoming events...

    EEPC India
    "International Engineering
    Sourcing Show (IESS)"
    -- March 16th to 18th, 2017

    EEPC India (Engineering Export Promotion Council), 6th International Engineering Sourcing Show (IESS), Chennai, India - March 16th to 18th, 2017
    More info...

    Past events...

    Mission Infrastructure /
    Smart Cities Expo 2016 - India
    -- May 9th to 13th, 2016

    Export Québec, in collaboration with the Quebec Office in Mumbai, invites you to attend a trade mission to India in the infrastructure sector / smart cities at the occasion of the second edition of the exhibition Smart Cities Expo 2016 to be held in New Delhi from 11 to 13 May 2016. A stop in Mumbai is also planned as part of the mission.
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    -- Tuesday, November 24, 2015
    On the occasion of DIWALI – the Indian Festival of Lights, you are cordially invited for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and business networking.
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    -- Tuesday, JUNE 16, 2015
    The Quebec India Business Council (QIBC) cordially invites you to attend the upcoming breakfast seminar.
    Key Note Address: His Excellency Mr. Vishnu Prakash, The High Commissioner of India to Canada.
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    -- Thursday November 6 2014
    The Quebec-India Business Council (QIBC), on the occasion of DIWALI - the Indian Festival of Lights, cordially invites you for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and business networking.
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    Focus India
    -- Tuesday September 16th, 2014
    The Quebec-India Business Council (QIBC) cordially invites you to a breakfast seminar on Export and Business Development in India.
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    Diwali 2013 - Networking Cocktail
    -- Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
    The Quebec-India Business Council (QIBC), in collaboration with Desjardins Group, remind you that you are cordially invited to the annual Diwali Networking Cocktail.
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    -- Thursday, September 12 2013
    The Quebec-India Business Council, in collaboration with Desjardins, cordially invites you to attend a complimentary luncheon gala on September 12 2013. The newly appointed High Commissioner of India to Canada, His Excellency Mr. Nirmal Verma, will discuss the present political and economic climate for doing business in India.
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    -- November 21, 2012
    The Quebec-India Business Council and Desjardins invite you to a seminar and networking event. in recognition of the International Year of Cooperatives and Diwali, the indian festival of lights.
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    India Leather Show
    -- October 11-12, 2012
    The Indian Council for Leather Exports in association with High Commission of India in Ottawa and TFO Canada is organising an India LeatherShow in Montreal.
    More info and registration...

    -- Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    The Quebec-India Business Council (QIBC) cordially invites you to a luncheon on September 18, 2012, to hear Dr. David M. Malone, a career diplomat and current President of Canada's International Development Research Centre, discuss India's global outlook, with implications for Canadian business.
    More info and registration...

    -- Thursday, November 10, 2011
    Diwali... The Festival of Lights - a celebration of success and prosperity!
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    Luncheon Seminar
    -- Monday, October 24, 2011
    What's at Stake for Quebec in the Negotiations of the Canada-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
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    "Cocktail - hosted for delegation from India in Aeronautics"
    -- Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
    Cocktail - hosted by ICAO Montreal for delegation from India in Aeronautics.
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    "Networking Cocktail to celebrate DIWALI"
    -- Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010
    Networking Cocktail to celebrate DIWALI - the Festival of Lights.
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    "Luncheon in honor of Mr Praful Patel, Indian Minister of Civil Aviation"
    -- Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
    Luncheon by Indian Government in partnership with FICCI, India and Event Coordination by QIBC.
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    "Luncheon in honor of Mr Sushilkumar Shinde, Indian Minister of Power"
    -- Thursday, September 16th, 2010
    Luncheon by QIBC in partnership with Quebec Government - Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of International Affairs and collaboration with Heenan Blaikie.
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    "Dinner in honor of Mr Sahai, Indian Minister of Agriculture"
    -- Thursday, September 02nd, 2010
    Dinner by Quebec Government - Ministry of Economic Development.
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    "Quebec Trade Mission to India Led by Mr Jean Charest, Premier of Quebec"
    -- January 31st - February 05th, 2010
    Organized by the Quebec Government in the Aeronautic, Infrastructure, IT and Education Sectors.
    More info...

    "Mining Luncheon Seminar"
    -- July 12, 2010:
    A QIBC Luncheon Seminar in partnership with the Quebec Government and in collaboration with Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP
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    "Nouvelles d'Inde"
    -- 2010
    A monthly newsletter that contains press information and references to the Indian market.
    More info...

    "Soirée DIWALI"
    -- Monday, November 2nd, 2009
    DIWALI Gala - the Festival of Lights Gala Dinner.
    More info...

    "The Telfer Focus India Program"
    -- November 2009
    A comprehensive program for business executives...
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    "Breakfast Seminar"
    -- September 21st, 2009
    A QIBC Breakfast Seminar in partnership with MEQ.
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    "Assessment of the IT Scene and Business Opportunities in India"
    -- June 08, 2009
    Seminar and Annual Luncheon Gala...
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    "Doing Business in India"
    -- March 6, 2009
    Networking Luncheon...
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    "Meet the Business Community"
    -- February 3, 2009
    Networking Cocktail ...
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    QIBC Student Grants:
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