Here are your Concierges Extraordinaires

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Matthew Dansereau
BACKGROUND
Graduate from HEC Montréal in bilingual business administration.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I see this as an opportunity to enter the event industry, to develop skills and above all, to be part of this wonderful experience that is C2.
FUN FACT
I got my forehead cut open while skiing and broke my arm while rope climbing. I live dangerously.
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Gabrièle Dubé-Roy
BACKGROUND
Currently a student in communications at the Université de Montréal.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I want to create a memorable experience for participants and have the chance to discover the inner workings of such a large-scale event dealing with the most interesting topics.
FUN FACT
My lucky number is 4, since I was born on 04/04 at 14:14.
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Marine Gauthier
BACKGROUND
Recent Université de Montréal graduate in international management.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I want to be inspired by a new method of creativity in management and to be an active part of this unique event that is the C2 experience in order to best assist the participants!
FUN FACT
Fun for me was learning an uncommon language like Malagasy!
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Chloe Kayem
BACKGROUND
I’m Franco-Lebanese. After a year at the Sorbonne Paris I, I’m graduating from HEC Montréal in finance.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I decided to be a concierge for C2 because I’m passionate about innovation and the hospitality industry. I’m eager to learn about new technologies, enhance my sense of communication, and meet creative and inspiring people.
FUN FACT
I have lived and studied in France, United Kingdom, United States, Australia, and Canada.
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Kathleen Rose Kennedy
BACKGROUND
As a recent political science graduate from McGill University, I’m an advocate and researcher with PEN Canada and the UK Law Society, writer for Peace Child International, and Social Media Specialist with International Women’s Initiative. I’m an avid athlete, a violinist for 14 years, and will be attending law school in the fall 2017.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I’m interested in learning more about business and creativity, as I’ve never studied or worked in the field. I’d also love to meet people and grow my network. Lastly, I’m super excited to welcome the participants to our incredible city, Montréal!
FUN FACT
I’ve never broken a bone in my body!
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Marla Scattolin
BACKGROUND
Undergraduate marketing student at John Molson School of Business.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I want to surround myself with creative minds that work towards a common aspirational goal.
FUN FACT
I can name all the F1 drivers.
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Paul Nguyen
BACKGROUND
Retail Specialist at Apple and student in web programming at Concordia University.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
In order to be inspired and to inspire others, we have to be surrounded by passionate individuals that are inspiring! To me, C2 Montréal is the ideal hub for that.
FUN FACT
I learned how to pop (type of dance) on YouTube!
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Ben Tang
BACKGROUND
Currently completing a bachelor’s degree in psychology with minors in economics and marketing at McGill University.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I know what it feels like to be in a new and exciting place and wanting to do everything. But I also know that time is our biggest limitation and causes a lot of stress. I’m a concierge because I want you to outsource your time planning to me, so you can actually spend your time how you want.
FUN FACT
I have visited 26 countries and lived in 5!
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Emmanuelle Toussaint
BACKGROUND
Master’s degree in international management from the Université de Sherbrooke, and Event Coordinator.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
So I can meet people who are inspiring, engaged, and influential in their fields, and learn and develop professionally in an exceptional, innovative, and creative environment.
FUN FACT
I’ve had the opportunity of discovering more than 15 countries!
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Maxime Louis-Seize
BACKGROUND
Full-time Bachelor of Political Science student at the Université de Montréal.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
Because I think that being a Concierge for C2 is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a very inspiring and enriching event where, collectively, we use creativity to improve the world in which we live.
FUN FACT
I won a limbo contest at the Université de Montréal!
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Léa Lotey-Goodman
BACKGROUND
Montreal born and raised, now studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario majoring in art history and minoring in film and media.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
So I can be part of a world-class conference and play a role in helping to enhance the participant’s experience. C2 is the ideal vehicle to promote a great city!
FUN FACT
I’m passionate about photography and love experimenting with film and digital! I share the same birthday as my 17 year old brother – July 17th.
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Clarisse Broucke
BACKGROUND
Currently enrolled in the MSc in Management at HEC Montréal.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
Being passionate about creativity and innovation, I want to be immersed in an inspiring event and broaden my network.
FUN FACT
As someone who is very serious at work, but with my head in the clouds in my private life, I have dropped my phone in a lake (it still works), gotten stuck on my second floor balcony (my concierge rescued me), locked myself out of my apartment (it was the neighbourhood locksmith’s turn to help me)… and the list is just getting started!
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Fanny Muloin
BACKGROUND
Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management in progress at the UQÀM-ITHQ School of Management.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I’m a Concierge Extraordinaire because I love communicating with people and helping them reach their goals! It’s an experience that requires a very open mind and that brings together people who are focussed on the future. I adore being able to take part in the C2 adventure!
FUN FACT
I could eat tacos from dawn to dusk without ever getting tired of them.
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Alika Arpin
BACKGROUND
Bachelor of Business Administration (marketing and international business major) in progress at HEC Montréal.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I want to meet and connect with passionate and creative people while sharing my love for Montreal with them.
FUN FACT
Whenever there is music, I can’t stop myself from dancing. So if I’m in a hurry in the morning to get to school or work, I don’t put any music on while I’m getting ready, because if I do, I dance instead of getting ready and I’m late.
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Lisette Abadie
BACKGROUND
DESS (Post-graduate professional degree) in management in progress at HEC Montréal, and holds a degree in event planning and interior design.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
To develop relational aspects and experience with clients in an event context. To meet interesting people and play my part in the C2 project, which I like very much.
FUN FACT
I’m a diver! But when I say “I can’t, I have diving practice” – which I think is the best excuse – no one takes me seriously!
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Chloé Picquenard
BACKGROUND
A soon-to-be graduate of HEC Montréal in marketing and management.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
Since I’m always looking to discover new things, this is an opportunity to meet creative and inspiring people, and to contribute to offering them the best possible experience.
FUN FACT
I’ve been a synchronized swimmer for 11 years.
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Georges Kamel
BACKGROUND
Full-time student at John Molson School of Business, major in finance.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
To enhance my creativity while surrounding myself with leaders in an inspiring environment.
FUN FACT
I never turn down an opportunity to eat.
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Alessandra Cerroni
BACKGROUND
Founder of Mangeons Montréal.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I am excited to be part of the Concierge Extraordinaire team at C2 because I believe that there is nothing more powerful than connecting with other people in a real and authentic way. I am a native Montrealer and will bring my pride and passion for the city to participants! I am lucky to live in a city that provides so much cultural diversity.
FUN FACT
When I am not travelling (I have been to over 20 countries), I look for new cuisines to taste right here at home.
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Nathalie Duriau
BACKGROUND
A versatile professional, recently graduated from a Bachelor of Arts (communications, human resources management, advertising) from the Université de Montréal. I have just launched a restaurant critic blog, croqueresto.com.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
To involve myself in a unique creative event, using my knowledge and skills to make the participants’ experiences extraordinary, while learning and networking!
FUN FACT
You don’t want me to like coffee, I have enough energy already… even early in the morning!
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Vanessa Nosotti
BACKGROUND
Third-year Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing student.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I had a wonderful experience working for C2 last year. I had the opportunity to meet a lot of interesting people and found the environment very energizing. Looking forward to another great year!
FUN FACT
I’ve driven across Canada twice and through 30 of the 52 states.
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Anne-Louise Fortin
BACKGROUND
A cultural manager in the fields of circus arts, contemporary dance, world music, and visual arts. An eternal student, she does her best learning while travelling.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
For me, life is the art of encounter, to borrow the words of Vinícius de Moraes. Being a Concierge Extraordinaire at C2 Montréal allows me to enjoy one-of-a-kind meetings while immersing myself in an environment that inspires me: the surprising and fertile encounter of creativity and the business world. As a manager in cultural and artistic fields, I quickly learned to find creative solutions to the most diverse kinds of problems.
FUN FACT
I am a freediver. I can dive to more than 40 meters and hold my breath for 5 minutes.
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Anissa Boughazi
BACKGROUND
Master’s degree in international management from UQAM, a member of the think tank Institut des écosystèmes d’affaires africains and of the “retail” team at La Ronde.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I am very curious to see what life will look like in 30 or 40 years. For me, C2 Montréal is a place that plans for and shines a light on the society of tomorrow that I find so fascinating!
FUN FACT
Watching a musical with me is quite an experience! I can’t help but re-enact the scenes, sung in nonsense syllables!
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Alice Zachary
BACKGROUND
New management graduate from HEC Montréal, blogger on the creativity, innovation field.
WHY I’M A C2 CONCIERGE?
I want to work in a creative environment and with creative minds! C2 is the perfect opportunity to develop my curiosity about this field!
FUN FACT
I participated in the French championship of horse-riding.