Symbolic of the mobilizing force and drive associated with entrepreneurship, the OSEntreprendre Challenge offers visibility to new entrepreneurs who wish to contribute to building an innovative, committed and prosperous region.
Salon des nouvelles entreprises (New Business Showcase)
The SADC has proudly coordinated the local segment of this annual competition since 1999. In recognition of the daring exhibited by business creators and to highlight those participating in the OSEntreprendre Challenge, each year the SADC des Laurentides organizes a “New Business Showcase”, which is open to the general public.
For more information about eligibility criteria and to register for the 2016 OSEntreprendre Challenge, please visit www.osentreprendre.quebec or contact Anny Champoux, Local Development and Communications Officer, by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 450-229-3001, ext. 26.
Of the 27 participants in the local 2015 competition, seven entrepreneurs advanced to the regional level. Among these regional winners, four went on to compete at the provincial level.
Passion Caraïbe in Val-Morin and the Librairie Carpe Diem bookstore in Mont-Tremblant finished on the provincial 2015 OSEntreprendre Challenge podium. Likewise, MUSE accessoires mode, in Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard and the Domaine Vacances Doncaster resort, /) in Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides were among the provincial finalists.
Passion Caraïbe took first place at the provincial level in the Agri-food category with a $10,000 prize while the Librairie Carpe Diem bookstore came away with $5,000 for a second place provincial finish in the Social Economy category.