Attendees of the Quebec Marketing Association Oyster Party play casino games. The party connects people from all areas of Quebec's produce industry.
Attendees of the Quebec Marketing Association Oyster Party play casino games. The party connects people from all areas of Quebec's produce industry.

Partygoers of the 2013 Quebec Produce Marketing Association Oyster Party spent an evening mixing business with pleasure. The Nov 1 social event introduced people from all areas of Quebec’s produce industry.

The party was hosted at Le Rizz Receptions in St. Leoanrd, Quebec with a buffet of oysters and Italian cuisine. Guests were welcomed by the Montreal-based association’s president, Marie Gosselin of Savoura greenhouses, executive director Sophie Perreault, the annual convention chairman Enrico Charest of Sobeys Quebec and the Oyster Party chairman Stephan Schmekel from Del Monte Fresh Produce (Canada). Attendees could also participate in friendly competition with colleagues around the casino tables provided by the party.

The event followed a general meeting of the association where new members were introduced: Laurentian Bank, Uniforce COOP, Lakeside Produce, Normandin Transit, Pro‐Vision Marketing, H20 Communication, Multi‐Action Labels, Vertigo Gourmet and Par‐Pak.