La Table des exportateurs Montréal Ouest 2021-2022

Export Montreal Ouest (ExMO), the export service of Development Economique Saint-Laurent, hosts the Montreal West Exporters' Table 2021-2022. These meetings are held four times a year and bring together 12 exporting business leaders to discuss issues and opportunities related to their sector of activity, as well as the challenges encountered in export markets as a result of the closing of borders.



2019 Exporters' Table

From left, Tim Mataya, Senior Advisor Health Care and Innovation, Cognistat, a division of Novatek; Lydia Cappeli, Economic Development Commissioner - Export, ExMO; Parsa Famili, President and CEO, Novatek; Charles Gauthier, Economic Development Commissioner - Export, ExMO.


Specialized keynote speakers are also present during these informal discussion groups: Business Consultants, Trade Commissioners, Commercial Attachés and representatives of financial institutions to discuss the state of the situation, the gradual recovery of business as well as the reopening of markets and business opportunities to be seized.


Come and discuss with well-established business leaders from Saint-Laurent and the West Island of Montreal and discover the strategies deployed by other Quebec entrepreneurs to overcome the Health Crisis and take advantage of the strong recovery already underway on foreign markets.


* Note that companies registered at this table are committed to participating in the 4 scheduled meetings.



Next meeting: Thursday, December 9, from 7:45 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Groupe BBLÜV - 555 Chabanel Street West, suite 1540, Montreal, QC


Deeply rooted in its Canadian origins, with a European-inspired design and style, BBlüv has earned its reputation as a well-established brand in over 42 international markets.


- Innovative baby products with European inspired design.

- BBLÜV's accelerated growth plan in markets outside Quebec.

- A strategy to penetrate and diversify markets in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.

- Diversified niches for baby's meals, care, room, bath, play and outings.

- R&D, North American and European certifications, competition, innovation etc.

- eCommerce platforms, social networks, the role of influencers.


7:45 am - Welcome, breakfast offered on site.


8:00 am - Welcome by Leesa Hodgson, Executive Director, DESTL and Charles Gauthier, Commissioner of Economic Development - Export, Export Montreal West. Round table of participants.


8:05 am - Jean-Michel Lacroix, Director of International Services, Desjardins Entreprises.


8:10 a.m. - The BBLÜV business model - by Mathieu-Louis Tremblay, President, Groupe BBLÜV.


9:15 - The worst shipping crisis ever: managing costs, supply chain and delivery times - by Francis Martel, Director - International Services, AP International.


9:40 - Q&A.


9h50 - Visit of BBLÜV Group facilities.


10h00 - End of the meeting


Companies interested in participating in the 2021-2022 season of the Table des exportateurs can contact our dedicated export team.




Charles Gauthier

Economic Development Commissioner - Export

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