Go deep with James Cameron at C2-MTL 2014

C2-MTL’s program for 2014 is off to a blockbuster start with the confirmation of legendary filmmaker and envelope-pushing explorer, James Cameron. While best known for his work writing and directing such groundbreaking box office hits as Titanic, Aliens, The Terminator and Avatar, Cameron’s fascination with the ocean depths has also established him as one of […]

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John Mackey gets TACTILE

Whole Foods Co-founder and CEO John Mackey is dedicated to creating a culture of conscious capitalism. “Corporations are seen as being motivated by greed,” he says, but “the greatest businesses have a sense of higher purpose.” Mackey lays out his purpose in seven tenets that he’s dubbed TACTILE: Trust, Accountability, Caring, Transparency, Integrity, Loyalty and […]

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Bird? Plane? Lufa Farms!

Shout it from the rooftops, Mohamed! The age of landless farming is here. Take a commercial building with a large, flat, heat-absorbing roof. Add in several architects, a few engineers and a whole lot of moxy from a young upstart with dreams to spare. Take out reliance on government subsidies, the city water supply, synthetic […]

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All aboard the good ship C2-MTL

C2-MTL starts today, and it’s going to be huge. From a purely physical point of view, it certainly already is, filling more than 40,000 square feet of the breathtaking Arsenal, a former Victorian shipyard turned contemporary art gallery in Montreal’s historic Griffintown neighbourhood. For the next three days, C2-MTL’s custom-built workshops, meeting rooms, lounges and […]

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Guest post by Bureau de la mode de Montréal

May 21 to 23, lovers of fashion and beauty will all have their eyes set on Montréal, as some of the industry’s most influential figures come out for the second edition of C2‑MTL. Diane von Furstenberg, Elle Macpherson, Bobbi Brown and Blake Mycoskie—each one a model of success and innovation—will give talks on such varied topics as transformations in business, […]

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Kick off your shoes against child poverty!

Let’s all go barefoot next Tuesday on One Day Without Shoes! On April 16, Sid Lee artisans will join the C2-MTL Team and collectively support TOMS’s One Day Without Shoes, an international day of action to raise awareness about health and education challenges facing poor children worldwide. Initiated by Blake Mycoskie, Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, One Day Without Shoes asks […]

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Couture in the Spotlight at C2-MTL

Experimental designs by Denis Gagnon, Marie Saint-Pierre, Philippe Dubuc, Martin Lim, UNTTLD, Ying Gao, Anastasia Lomonova, Barilà, Duy, Harricana, Nadya Toto and by THOMAS will take centre stage at C2-MTL’s 2013 edition. A star-studded gala will showcase the designers’ inspired responses to TWELVE-ID, a creative challenge from C2-MTL that asked them to indulge their wild side and re-imagine clothing as […]

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Presenting the C2-MTL ambassadors

Getting together an international bunch of some of the most influential game-changers across industries is easier said than done. […]

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C2-MTL 2013 speakers announced

Unveiling C2-MTL 2013 programming: Philippe Stark, Elle MacPherson, IDEO’s Fred Dust, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, Bobbi Brown, ING Direct founder Arkadi Kuhlmann, TOMS’ Blake Mycoskie and many others to gather on the Canal Lachine at Arsenal this May. […]

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