Participate in an eclectrifying annual networking event

Every year during the festival, a committee of influential young business professionals organizes a special event dedicated to encouraging philanthropy among the business community. These bold, curious young professionals not only enjoy an entertaining and enjoyable evening, but also discover art through the eyes of passionate artists and aficionados.

For the 2017 edition, the FTA éclaté ambassadors invite you to the premiere of Some Hope for the Bastards by the always surprising Frédérick Gravel.


FTA Business Leaders Soirée – June 1st 2017

5:30 p.m. | COCKTAIL

Bar Parterre, Monument-National (1182, Saint-Laurent)

Join the ambassadors for a networking cocktail in the company of more than 70 young business people and local artsits.

8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. | Some Hope for the Bastards

Salle Ludger-Duvernay, Monument-National (1182, Saint-Laurent)

You are cordially invited by the ambassadors of an exhilarating FTA to the première of Some Hope for the Bastards by the always surprising Frédérick Gravel. A choreographic concert of positively corrosive energy awaits!

9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. | Private meeting

QG du FTA, Press room (175, du Président-Kennedy)

Meet up in the FTA press room, specially reserved for the event, for an intimate drink and a chance to talk about your impressions of the show.

10:30 p.m. | Evening at the QG: the ’90s

QG du FTA, (175, du Président-Kennedy)

Transition into the QG bar for a highly colorful evening !



Cost $125
A $60 charitable receipt for tax purposes will be emitted for every ticket sold.

I want to participate


2017 committee chair

Carlos A. Godoy L. 
Directeur régional, Développement des affaires LGBTA, régions du Québec et de l’Est du Canada, Groupe Banque TD


2017 ambassadors

Dan-Michael Abécassis 
Directeur adjoint, affaires publiques, Centre consultatif des relations juives et israéliennes

Maxime Armstrong
VP développement des affaires, CodeSpark

André-Marie Coudou
Franchisé, Frites Alors!

Sylvain Dignard
Directeur Developpment des Affaires Marché de l’affinité, Québec, TD Assurance Meloche Monnex

Alexandra Dionne-Charest
Consultante, HATLEY Stratégies

Arnaud Granata
Président et éditeur, Groupe Infopresse

Melissa La Venia
Avocate, Directrice – Fiscalité américaine et internationale, Raymond Chabot Grant & Thornton

Philippe Lanthier
Conseiller développement durable, Gaz Métro

Michèle Lefaivre
Avocate, McCarthy Tétrault

Markantoine Lynch-Boisvert
Directeur de création, Markantoine

Alexandre Ramacieri
Directeur, Affaires économiques et sectorielles, CGI


For additional information:

Aleck Guès
Partnerships and sustainable development coordinator
514 842 0704 + 29
aleck.gues @