Destination centre-ville, the downtown Montreal commercial development association

Destination centre-ville is dedicated to developing, improving and promoting downtown Montreal activities. Its territory, which includes mainly the whole downtown Montreal, is covering the 8 000 business places located between Atwater Avenue and Saint-Antoine, Saint-Urbain and Sherbrooke streets.

What is an SDC?

SDC stands for commercial development company (Société de développement commercial in french). The SDC is a non-profit organization aimed at economic and cultural development of a given sector.

Every quarter, a board gathers to define budgets and make decisions on projects in progress and to come.

Our Mission

Our mandate is to make sure that downtown Montreal is a clean, safe and dynamic area of international envergure where tourists, workers and customers enjoy shopping, working and living in general.

Management

André Poulin

Executive director

Gino Chiasson

Ground project manager
514.398.9438

Nicolas Vidal

Administrative assistant
514.398.9438, ext 222

Contact by e-mail

Johanna Valette

Project manager Marketing et communication

514.398.9438, ext 223

Contact by e-mail

Board of directors

President

Carlos Ferreira

Owner

Café Ferreira

Vice president

Johanne Marcotte

Vice-Chair, Operations, Retail

Ivanhoé Cambridge

Vice president

Christina Poon

General Manager

Hotel W Montreal

Secretary

Nathalie Gagnon

Lawyer, associate

BCF - Avocats d'affaires

Treasurer

Michel Magnan

Professor, John Molson School of Business

Concordia University

Administrator

Alain Dufort

Director

City of Montreal - Ville-Marie district

Administrator

Paul-André Goulet

President

Groupe Goulet Sports

Administrator

Anne-Marie Laoun

President

Georges Laoun Opticien

Administrator

Robert LaPierre

Principal, National Sector Leader

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