Strategic Partnership Agreement Between DISQ and the Port of Belledune

Strategic Partnership Agreement Between DISQ and the Port of Belledune

A new strategic partnership agreement between Development Innovation Saint-Quentin Inc. (DISQ) and the Port of Belledune, fostering international and import/export alliances. Both CEOs will officially sign the agreement during a press conference on June 16, 2015.

[Belledune, New Brunswick (June 10, 2015)] – The Port of Belledune and Development Innovation Saint-Quentin Inc. (DISQ), will officially sign a STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP agreement in Belledune at 10 a.m. on June 16, 2015, confirming their economic development synergy, strategy and international alliances.

This DISQ-Port of Belledune Partnership Agreement will be officially signed during a press conference at the Port of Belledune head office on June 16, 2015. In addition to Luc Fournier, CEO of DISQ, and Rayburn Doucett, CEO of the Port of Belledune, who will be signing the agreement, this event will bring together municipal elected officials, North-East and North-West representatives of New Brunswick, as well as Board of Directors and business community members. All are expected to take part in this historic North-West, North-East and potentially international agreement.

“The purpose of this North-West and North-East strategic alliance, for DISQ and Port of Belledune respectively, is that we are expecting unprecedented international growth to successfully respond to DISQ executives with a preferred international import/export solution, with our state-of-the-art port facilities and potential for international tonnage. Our partnership with DISQ will also enable us to build future economic alliances, such as negotiations and partnership agreements with the European Union and other international markets,” states Rayburn Doucett, CEO of the Port of Belledune.

“Moreover, DISQ is a beacon not only for our 400 corporate members in the North-West area but also for the 1000 members at CÉNB, a partner organization. DISQ expects, over the short and medium term, to create robust industrial/economic added value for our future alliances with companies outside of New Brunswick wishing to establish in the North-West area, as well as to facilitate import-export discussions with our current and future DISQ members,” confirms the newly appointed CEO of DISQ, Luc Fournier.

This is a major opportunity for all media, the press conference and the official signing of the DISQ-Port of Belledune Partnership Agreement, being held at the Port of Belledune head office at 10 a.m. on June 16, 2015. We welcome all media, municipal elected officials and business community members from across the province who wish to explore international markets!

For further information, please contact:

Rayburn Doucett, CEO
Port of Belledune
Tel: 506-522-1203
Email: doucett@portofbelledune.ca

Luc Fournier, B.Sc., EMBA
Development Innovation Saint-Quentin Inc.
CEO – DISQ
Tel: 506-253-2134
Email: luc.fournier@disqnb.ca
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Communiqué de presse Port de Belledune – DISQ 10 juin 2015-EN.pdf