Well, after snow, more snow and TOO much snow, it appears that we may be able to put our shovels away by June!
After a record snowfall that buried the Eastern Townships in more than 75 cm of the white stuff and left Montrealers scrambling, we look forward to sunshine and melting snow.
As promised, here is Part 2 of our Montréal web design events for March 2011. We hope you will take advantage of the extended daylight and check out some of these events.
5@7 Réseautage sur le e-marketing!
Wednesday, March 16, 2011, Hôtel Auberge Universel, Montréal, Quebec
Learn basic marketing principles, terms and techniques. Luc Dupont, a professor from the University of Ottawa will explain how to effectively communicate and market your company on the internet as well as introduce you to the social media world.
Montréal REWIND 2011
Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 1201, Saint-Laurent, Montréal, Quebec
The ACM SIGGRAPH Montréal chapter, a non-profit society of scientists and professionals in the areas of graphic and interactive techniques, is hosting an evening for the Montreal graphic designer community to show off some of their greatest accomplishments; various areas such as artistic, academic and technological will be on show.
LinkedIn - Learn How To Promote Your Business With LinkedIn
Thursday, March 24, 2011, Restaurant Les Pyramides d'Or, Montréal, Quebec
Through practical examples and discussions you will learn how to properly setup and configure your LinkedIn account to successfully promote your business. Optimize visibility by avoiding common mistakes.
Séminaire Référencement et Optimisation de sites Web
Thursday, March 24, 2011, Auberge de la Fontaine, Montréal, Quebec
Find out how to rank first, straightforwardly and without cheating. A higher search engine ranking means more traffic and visibility to your Website. Learn the fundamental rules of SEO, SMO and SEM from keyword selection to social media utilization. This three hour seminar is a wonderful introduction to SEO or an opportunity to increase your understanding.
Montréal Hack/Reduce - Big Data Hackathon
Saturday, March 26, 2011, The Hopper Office, 5795 Ave de Gaspé, suite 100, Montréal, QC
This event is for all developers interested in Big Data. An opportunity to discover, try-out and build using Hadoop Map/Reduce on an Amazon EC2 cluster; experienced Hadoop Map/Reduce developers will be on-hand to help. Developers, companies, entrepreneurs and students interested and/or working with Big Data, NoSQL and Hadoop will attend.
C100 visits Quebec for Accelerate MTL
Thursday, March 31, 2011, Montréal, Quebec
Learn the "What" and the "How" of building a flourishing tech company through such contributions from C100, Real Ventures, iNovia Capital and BDC Venture Capital.
Come and mingle, network and learn to "Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup".
Until April, we wish you clear blue skies and, as James Blunt would say: “…zero chance of rain; it’s been a perfect day….”