March 15th was held the very first edition of a unique and innovative event: Les Odyssées de la Relève AMBAQ 2018.  Its at the iconic Bain Mathieu that Administrators, specialists of the succession and successful buyers got together to celebrate the achievement of entrepreneur's new generation

The master of ceremony Jay Chevery made a big entrance with the very talented Cassandre Milard with a dance performance, signed by MAJYC, to mark the opening of the night. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Desjardins and The Association of MBA of Quebec dashed into this audacious adventure to promote and enhance not only the innovative projects of the new business manager, but also the success of the assignors and the purchasers of companies transferred successfully.

Desjardins gave an award of 2 500 $ to Laurence Robichaud-Hallé for her project "Préleveur", among 4 other MBA manager finalist; Erandi Motte Cortes: "De Nouvelles façons de faire", Guillaume Godbout: "Système de mesure des résultats pour calculer le ROI des PME en termes d’actions publicitaires " And Alexandre Gosselin: "Flexitravail" They all distinguish themselves due to their innovation and their capacity to transform their ideas into success.

Eric Dufour, partner, vice-president and national leader in transfer of companies, shared the microphone with the organizer, to pull the various teams of entrepreneurs in a participative game where their knowledge regarding entrepreneurial reality and succession buyers were challenged. It’s Marie-Pier Raymond's team from Cardio Shock who won a $5000 award offered by Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, to advance and set up a project within her company. Five other finalists of OR 2018 succession buyers were in the competition : Sébastien Grimard; Grimard, Hugo Bouchard Beaulieu; Coffee Expert, Clyde Sharpe; Elasto proxy, Charles Potvin; Les Cefts d’Alexis of Alexis and Jonathan Coté; Morelli Designers.

A rich and inspiring evening, where big ideas becomes big projects!