Minister St-Pierre will be heading to Atlanta as part of the Conference of Heads of Government of Partner Regions support and a delegation of Quebec businesses

QUEBEC CITY, June 1, 2014 / CNW Telbec / – The Minister of International Relations and Francophonie, Christine St-Pierre , will lead a multi-mission within the framework of the 7 th Conference of Heads of Government of Partner Regions, which will be held 1 st to June 3 in Atlanta , Georgia. The minister, who will be accompanied by twenty Québec companies take the opportunity to participate in the signing of a cooperation agreement in culture and conduct a series of interviews with high-level representatives from state government around the world.

Partner regions, a collaborative forum
The conference themes will the economic impact of major events and global changes in the logistics supply chain , will be an opportunity for the Minister to present the priorities of the Government of Quebec related these issues and expand collaboration with Quebec Member States of the forum.

“This forum, including Quebec is one of the founding members, is a privileged network of federated states and regions that have decided to share their expertise and develop partnerships within the framework of a multilateral approach. Through its involvement in this group, Québec promotes greater recognition of the role of states and regions in the broader objectives on issues of common interest, “said the minister reached.

Several experts participate in the work, including Quebecers Luc Denis , development specialist facilities and sporting events to the city of Montreal and Benoit Montreuil , Emeritus Professor at the University logistic optimization Laval .

Recall that the Conference of Heads of Government of Partner Regions was created in 1999 at the initiative of Quebec, Bavaria (Germany), Western Cape (South Africa) and Shandong (China). In the years that followed, Upper Austria (Austria), the States of S ã o Paulo (Brazil) and Georgia (United States) joined this network, which promotes the creation of joint initiatives in several areas such as economic development, sustainable development and social protection.

Promotion of Quebec “open for business”
The Minister will also participate in various meetings to content economic, including a round table with a business delegation from Quebec it will support efforts to develop markets for Québec entrepreneurs. Quebec companies also have the opportunity to present their services and products in the exchanges provided with many potential international partners sessions.

Finally, M me St-Pierre will visit the facilities of a big player in the aviation industry in the southern United States in addition to position Quebec as an essential partner in the aerospace and logistics with economic and political decision-makers present.

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source: http://www.fil-information.gouv.qc.ca/

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