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The Power of Communication: Go International

Succeed locally and internationally
• The power of oral communication (elevator pitch, presentations, meetings, casual talks, speeches, interviews, sales pitch)
• The power of written communication (Emails, presentations, etc.)
• The power of photos and videos (when and how to use them)
• Using different social media platforms to communicate, sell, convince

Price 330$

Lamia Charlebois

24 January from 6pm-9pm

A seasoned public relations professional, speaker, author and reporter, Lamia Charlebois has more than 22 years experience in communication. After having worked in large corporations and agencies, she launched her own public relations company in 2003, offering services such as: strategic counsel, crisis management, media relations, public speaking and media training, French and English copywriting and product launches. She also offers individual workshops or group trainings in communication, leadership and public speaking. Her clients, large companies as well as start-ups, are located in Canada, the USA, Europe and the Middle East. She lived in Beirut, Québec city, Ottawa, Toronto and Montréal and speaks four languages. She was awarded the Cedar and Maple Award by the Canada-Lebanon Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Businesswoman who succeeded brilliantly in her field and brought, thanks to her skills, a significant contribution to the Quebec and /or Canadian society). Lamia was the Art Commentator on CBC French radio live morning show and she writes regularly for magazines. A speaker at several conferences, her TEDx talk gathered more than 23,500 views on YouTube. In 2014, she published Mémoires d’écureuil, a collection of humorous thoughts. Always eager to help, she launched in April 2000 the Nouhad F. Ghantous Breast Cancer Foundation in memory of her mother to support women in need by covering their cancer treatments at Beirut Trad Hospital. In 2011, she founded Libanais de Montréal-Sirop d’arabe, a platform for sharing information and offering assistance to new comers as well as the old guard. It’s a secular, non-political and non-commercial group that includes 18 denominations and more than 2,700 Lebano- Montrealers aged 20 to 80 years old. After a short year in Business at the American University of Beirut (AUB), she left for Canada because of the war. She obtained a BA in Communications from Université Laval (Québec) and a certificate for public relations professionals from the School of Business and Economics (HEC Montréal). An ex athletics champion in Lebanon and a former judoka, she continues to practice several sports. She currently lives in Montreal with her daughter Layla.