Working Group 2 – Communication and Outreach
Committee co-chairs :
Nicole Trépanier
President
Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent
Frédéric Chevallier
Regional Vice President Eastern Canada
Kuehne + Nagel Ltd.
Working Group 2 – Communication and Outreach
Mandate

Establish effective, ongoing communication between all levels of government, the general public and stakeholders, on the economic spinoffs of the transport and logistics sector for Greater Montréal.

Promote the cluster’s activities and ensure the industry’s outreach to raise awareness about the freight transport and logistics community.

CargoM has earned a solid reputation in record time, demonstrating its relevance and value within the transport and logistics sector, and fostering a remarkable commitment.

Objectives
  • Promote the advantages and economic benefits of the freight transport and logistics sector for Greater Montreal to governments, the population and stakeholders;
  • Take an active part in raising the international profile of the cluster and the hub, with the Port of Montreal at the heart of the supply chain.
Achievements

In collaboration with Montreal’s Palais des congrès, attracting an international freight transport and logistics event, Cargo Logistics Canada.

Organization of a trade mission to Savannah with stakeholders of the metropolis’ supply chain.

Presentation of the CargoM cluster in various forums, namely in Vancouver, Toronto and Cleveland, taking part in the Greater Montreal hub’s visibility.

Production of promotional videos putting forth the advantages of using Montreal all through the year.

Issuing press releases concerning, among other things, the launch of ZOOM Greater Montreal and the “Suis le conteneur” CargoM game.

Development of a new communication strategy which includes the creation of a Twitter account, @CargoMtl, intended to provide more information and raise the profile of the industry’s main issues.

 

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