2012 Social Events



The Great CHES Golf Game


The Great CHES Golf Game will take place at Quatres Domaines Golf Course, a high-end urban golf club in the Lower Laurentians near Montreal and Laval.  All delegates and exhibitors are invited to participate.  This will be a shotgun start Texas scramble format.

$140 per person (includes golf cart)
Bus transportation provided to and from Golf Course

7:30    Bus departs for Golf Club
9:00    Golf Tournament begins
12:00   Lunch on the 9th hole
14:30   Bus departs for return to hotel

City Tour of Montreal

CobbledStreetThis exciting tour will introduce you to various parts of the city that make Montréal what it is today. You will have the chance to see how culturally diverse Montréal is, as well as visit landmarks and new developments that are so very important in making Montréal such a unique city. See Montreal’s elegant upper class communities, our universities and the Plateau Mont-Royal, one of the top four “hippest” neighbourhoods in North America, known for its distinctive Montréal architecture, with its spiral staircase and finely wrought cornices. Along the way, the tour includes a stop at the summit of Mt. Royal Park for a panoramic view of the city, a visit inside Notre Dame Basilica and at the Biodome.   Lunch will consist of a Smoked Meat Sandwich à la Montréalaise !

$105.00 per person and includes deluxe transportation, professional  guide, lunch (smoked meat platter & soft drink)’ all taxes and gratuities.

Opening Reception


Our conference will kick off with the Opening Reception, to be held in Salon Maissonneuve, Intercontinental Montreal Hotel, Sunday evening.  Join us for food, friends and fun!

Reception included with delegate registration.
Sponsored by Class-1-Inc.-Main-Colour



Flavors and Aromas of Little Italy

GroceryCome discover Little Italy, one of the most captivating neighbourhoods of Montreal with its colourful past, its quaint streets, its well known restaurants and fine epicurean groceries. Come and visit the Jean Talon Market, the biggest outdoor market in North America. Since 1934, this market is the ideal place to buy fresh products, a variety of remarkable cheeses, meats from regional producers, flowers, books for foodies and a lot more. You will be charmed by the wonderful odours and the vivid colors of the beautifully laid out fruit and vegetable stands. See the rich heritage of Italian Canadians like the Madonna della Defesa (Our Lady of protection) Church, Dante Park, the St. Laurent Boulevard – heart of this neighbourhood and learn more about the history and the cultural diversity that make this corner of Montreal so unique! A wink to the Italian community!!

$62.00 per person, and includes Professional Foodies Guide, tastings, and 2 subway tickets per person

Reception and Banquet

18:00-19:00   President’s Reception sponsored by  TremcoSocialPage
19:00-23:00  CHES Gala Banquet sponsored by JohnsonSponsor

BonsecoursThe CHES Gala Banquet will be held in Vieux montreal Ballroom at the Marché Bonsecours.  With its superb view of the St. Lawrence, the Old Port and some of Old Montréal’s most striking historic treasures, Marché Bonsecours is considered one of the ten finest heritage buildings in Canada.  Alain Choquette, well-known magician, will provide the entertainment for the evening.  Alain has appeared on television, stage shows, Radio City Music Hall, and at the prestigious Caesars Atlantic City Casino Hotel.  An evening of laughter and dazzling magic awaits you!
Entertainment sponsored by CHEM AQUASponsor

Banquet included with delegate registration and Companion Meal Package.



18:30-21:00   Opening Reception, Salon Maisonneuve, Intercontinental Montreal Hotel


07:00-08:30   Breakfast with the delegates
08:30-09:00   Opening Ceremonies
09:00-09:45   Keynote Address by Senator Larry Smith
18:00-23:30   President’s Reception and Gala Banquet


07:00-08:30   Breakfast with the delegates

Package cost:   Early bird $175
Regular    $195

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