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Networking Events

Build your network! Come out of isolation! Networking events give you an opportunity to network and socialize with fellow editors, proofreaders, translators, and other language professionals. Whether you are a new or a potential EC member, you will meet the Quebec/Atlantic Canada branch executive and learn more about us. Occasionally, invited editors or professionals in related fields will be on hand to share their experience, knowledge, tricks and tips in an informal atmosphere.

When and Where

The date, time and place of each meeting, as well as other pertinent information are provided in the announcement of each activity.
Meetings are most often held in Montreal. If you would like to organize a meeting in your region, let us know, so that we can share your invitation with all our members and partners, and publicize it on our Website.

Admission

Editors Canada members: free
Non-members $10 or $15 (depending on the event)

Unless otherwise indicated, all meal or refreshment costs are covered individually.

Suggestions/Ideas

If you would like to share your experience and knowledge or enhance your speaking portfolio, let us know.
Or if you have suggestions for discussion/presentation topics or knowledgeable presenters, please share your ideas with us.

Non-members

If you are not a member of Editors Canada, but would like to be informed of upcoming networking events, feel free to subscribe to our electronic distribution list.

JUNE NETWORKING EVENT: “Entre Nous” Cocktail

Long-time members, come to our “Entre Nous” Cocktail to welcome those who have joined this year. This is a unique opportunity to create links among our members and student affiliates, both new and old. Your representatives on the Executive Committee will be there to answer your questions. The Annual General Meeting will follow at 7:30 pm.

Schedule:
5:30–6:00 pm    Welcome
6:00–7:00 pm    Presentations of Editors Canada’s best-kept secrets: services, tools, discounts, online networking…
Overview of 2017–2018 activities, Question period
7:00–7:30 pm   Networking

Date: Thursday, June 1
Time: 5:30–7:30 pm
Place: Centre Saint-Pierre, Room 204 – Ronald Asselin, Montreal
By public transit: less than 5-minute walk from Beaudry metro station
By car: Access to Rue Panet from Boulevard René-Lévesque (opposite CBC building); paid parking at the CSP

Cost: Free entry and buffet

 

MARCH NETWORKING EVENT: Meet your National Executive Council!

Your national executive council will be meeting in Montreal on March 18 and 19 and would love to see you! Francophone (and bilingual) members: please join us SATURDAY, MARCH 18 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Best Western Ville-Marie to talk about what you want and need from Editors Canada.

We are also invite you to two social events:
- Friday, March 17 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Best Western Ville-Marie bar (3407 rue Peel)
- Saturday, March 18 at 6:00 pm for drinks/dinner on March 18 La Capannina (2022 rue Stanley)

RSVP : president@editors.ca if you plan on attending any of these events.

 

DECEMBER NETWORKING EVENT: The holidays are quickly approaching!

Mark your calendar: on December 7, come and celebrate 2016 with your executive members! A great opportunity to network and socialize with fellow language professionals in a warm and festive atmosphere!

Date: Wednesday, December 7
Time: 5 to 7 p.m. (and a bit later...)

Location:
Vices et Versa
6631, boulevard St-Laurent,
Montréal (Québec), H2S 3C5
10 min by bus (18 West or 160) from metro Beaubien

 

OCTOBER NETWORKING EVENT
Choosing Your Dictionary… Understanding What’s Available

Note: The presentation will be conducted in French only

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 6 p.m. for pre-meeting dinner, 7:30 p.m. for discussion
Location: Resto bar Peroni, 1155 Metcalfe Street, Sun Life Building
Cost: free for Editors Canada members and $10 for non-members. Dinner and drinks at your own expense.

By public transit: near Peel (green line) and Bonaventure (orange line) metro stations
By car: indoor parking free for restaurant’s customers after 5:00 p.m., entrance on Mansfield Street

Editors Quebec/Atlantic Canada invites members and non-members alike to an evening get-together for a talk entitled Choosing Your Dictionary… Understanding What’s Available. Le Robert pedagogical advisor Michelle Simard will describe the various ranges of dictionaries and their main characteristics. She will discuss both French and bilingual publications to help you choose those that adequately meet your needs and those of your clients. The presentation will also discuss the available cross-media and digital Robert offerings and their advanced research functions. Join us for a chance to win a door prize.

This is a great opportunity to meet other members, grow your network and learn more about Editors Canada. Bring your business cards!