Yes, Montreal Business Kit is about working in Montreal and doing world business in Montreal and yes, Montreal has unique advantages and... a few disadvantages.
For instance, in Montreal traffic is bad and so is parking, but the City is only an 8 hour-drive away from New York City, Boston and Toronto, 2 hours away from Ottawa, and a 3 hour-drive to Quebec City. The geographic location of the City of Montreal offers a direct access to the North American market and serves as a bridge between Europe and the Americas.
Montreal has a pool of highly qualified multilingual and multicultural workers renowned for their openness, their creativity and their vitality. Montrealers are collectively and internationally known for their North American sociability and practicality as well as for their European sophistication.
Business and entrepreneur from all over the world can become part of a very satisfying and very rewarding world called business in Montreal. Exploring the business opportunities Montreal has to offer, developing a successful business proposal, getting involved in international trade are some of the very interesting, very challenging and very inspiring business endeavors.
If you are in the process of launching your own business or, if you already have an established business, applied economics, entrepreneurship, finance, information technology, international business, marketing, professional accounting, sustainable development and management are, of course, important tools that need to be mastered. They also are MBK – Montreal Business Kit favorite topics.
Whether you are in the B2C, the B2B business or the import export business, your first goal before you become commercially involved with us Montrealers is to learn as much as you can about how Montreal business is done. It's always a good idea to become familiar with our Montreal business culture and to take advantage of networking in business. These two areas of expertise - business culture and networking in business - cannot be ignored or neglected.
Doing business in Montreal can be a difficult and, at times, stressful activity. However, by properly and correctly using the many business opportunities Montreal has to offer you, as business and entrepreneur, are bound to succeed. Ville de Montreal is definitely able to offer a collective expertise that will help you master many if not all of the essential Montreal business facts and realities.
We will help you, we will tell you as much as we can regarding strategic location, workforce, competitive costs, financial incentives, diversified industries and quality of life. We will do this in English and in French. Even if the official language in Montreal and in the province of Quebec is French, Montreal is and has always been a bilingual city, a linguistic reality based on the fact that more than half of the Montreal population was and still is very much in accordance with Canada's official bilingualism.
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