The Summit is pleased to have the support of three sponsors from the security, construction and legal services sectors that contribute to the development of many communities regionally, nationally and internationally.
Read on to learn more about them.
Garda, headquartered in Montreal, is a global provider of security solutions, cash logistics and global risk consulting. The firm's 45,000 dedicated professionals, among the most highly qualified and best-trained in the industry, serve clients in countries throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The company's decentralized management philosophy and structure encourage employees to be entrepreneurial and performance-driven in their approach to client service and the pursuit of excellence in all they do. Garda's global experts take the time to fully understand their clients' business goals and objectives in order to customize solutions with strong local engagement that meet their needs. As a result, clients can improve operational performance and achieve their corporate objectives.
Garda is the first company in North America to provide clients with SSAE No.16 and CSAE 3416 certification of rigorous controls safeguarding their assets and information.
Since 1964, Pomerleau has been an important player in the construction industry. Today, the company leads the Quebec construction industry and is one of the top builders in Canada. Pomerleau offers a full range of services from preconstruction to commissioning of building systems.
Pomerleau's mission is to deliver medium- to large-scale institutional, industrial, commercial and civil engineering projects as general contractor, project manager and construction manager. The company seeks to distinguish itself through the added value its experienced team brings to the initial stages of a project.
Since its inception, Pomerleau has been the recipient of awards and prizes for several projects, including the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC)'s Honourable Steel Design Award. The firm has also won a New York Mercury Award for its 1000 de la Gauchetière project in Montreal, a project that has garnered many honorary mentions, including the Quebec and Canada Pinnacle Award, the Energia Trophy, and BOMA Québec and BOMA Canada's The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Award.
McCarthy Tétrault is a Canadian law firm that delivers integrated business law, litigation services, tax law, real property law, labour and employment law nationally and globally through offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City, as well as London, UK.
McCarthy Tétrault received the following awards recently in New York City at the Women in Business Law Awards gala for the Americas:
- Best Law Firm in Canada, celebrating the firm's overall excellence in initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work and talent management
- Best National Firm for Talent Management, in recognition of the firm's parental leave program
- Best in Tax Dispute Resolution, honouring McCarthy Tétrault partner Rosemarie Wertschek