Maxime Laporte – President of the Grand Tournoi de Golf of the South West Chamber of Commerce

LaSalle- 2015-06-02- The risks of thunderstorms did not cool the enthusiasm of the 150 or so golf enthusiasts who participated in the Grand Tournoi de Golf 2015 of the South West of Montreal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCISOM) at the Bellevue Golf Club in Léry on May 27th.

The people of the Greater Sud-Ouest business community, from the St-Henri district to the borough of Lachine, gathered for a very pleasant networking event. Two 18-hole courses have been chartered to welcome golfers under the banner of CCISOM.

"We are particularly proud of this 39th edition, which can be described as a success. Not only was the temperature on our side, but CCISOM was able to create several partnerships and solidify others. Not to mention the visibility that the event acquires each year, "testifies the director general of the CCISOM, Bernard Blanchet.

Indeed, the television team of Montreal.TV came to cover the event giving it thus, a new breath.

The Honorary Chairman, Quorum Group Sales and Marketing Development Director Maxime Laporte has breathed new life into the business by focusing on the entrepreneurial succession in order to increase the dynamism and vitality Economic development of the Greater Southwest region. "A golf tournament like this is an excellent opportunity to bring together generations of entrepreneurs," he said.

New faces

If the event attracts long-term members and partners every year, this tournament still had a few new faces. This is the case of Marc Doyon, a real estate broker who joined the event for the first time after seeing an advertisement in the local newspaper. "I am very happy to have participated, it was a great discovery and I seriously think about becoming a member," said the one who offered a golf bag as a draw gift at the end of the tournament.

The Grand Tournoi de Golf is the biggest annual fundraising event of CCISOM.

The Southwestern Montreal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCISOM) is a non-partisan, non-profit business network. The CCISOM covers the geographic territory that includes the boroughs of Lachine, LaSalle, Verdun and Southwest Montreal. Its mission is to provide the business community of the Greater Southwest of Montreal with a forum for exchanges, information and representation in order to contribute to the economic growth of its members.


South West Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCISOM)


410 Lafleur Avenue, Suite 32

Borough LaSalle

Montreal, Quebec H8R 3H6


Phone: 514 365-4575

Fax: 514-365-0487

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