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Commerce, Meet Creativity at C2

May 24-26, 2017

Experience the event which has been voted the #1 Most Innovative Conference for two years running. C2 brings together Commerce and Creativity to explore trends, opportunities, disruptions and major shifts on the horizon. Each year, in a collaborative environment specifically designed to provoke collisions and spark new ideas, C2 Montréal inspires 5,000 executives across continents and industries to challenge their biases, shift their perspective and explore completely new ways of doing business. MPI’s Experiential Event Series will offer attendees a unique behind the scenes experience to event design to explore the relationship between commerce and creativity, and its potential to redefine business.

Event & Program Highlights

  • Opportunity to interact and meet with key event organizers who will share operational insights from the teams that plan, program and produce C2.
  • High-level education in the areas of event design, business acumen, security, media relations, and much more.
  • Go behind the scenes to several areas of C2, including:
    • C2 Montréal Village – Visit the space where curiosity is the norm, where risk is encouraged, where being bold is celebrated, and where anything can happen.
    • C2 Lab – Experimental brainstorming that devises new atypical brainstorm environments designed to propel attendees out of their usual frame of reference.
    • Masterclasses – Event speakers work with small interdisciplinary groups of participants to dig deeper into the content, try out new methodologies to turn ideas into solutions.
    • Hands-on Workshops – A broad variety of workshops encourage the collision of ideas and approaches. Together, participants examine case studies, experience new processes, and prototype creative solutions to real business problems.
    • Montréal -style Festivals –  Series of spectacle-filled evenings showcasing leading international and promising local artists and performers. Artistic partners including the world-renowned talents of Cirque du Soleil, Moment Factory, Centre Phi, Circo de Bakuza, James Murphy, Cirque Éloize, Win Butler of Arcade Fire, and Moby.
    • Arts & Technology Exhibits – Explore the intersection of art and business through the work of some of the most cutting edge innovators and tech projects from around the world.

MPI’s Experiential Events Series is eligible for 15 clock hours, provided by the Convention Industry Council. Find out more.

A limited number of MPI Foundation scholarships are available for this event. Deadline for applications is March 15, 2017. Apply now.



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