MONTREAL (April 28, 2017)Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is proud to announce it is partnering with InnoCité MTL to offer public relations services to their next cohort of entrepreneurs to support their communication activities.

“We are taking advantage of the unveiling of the fourth cohort of startups, the largest thus far, to announce this partnership,” indicated Isabelle Verreault, Senior vice-president and General manager of H+K Strategies, Quebec. “We are pleased to associate ourselves with the Montreal startup community and to contribute to its development and that of Montreal, smart city.”

“This is another example of a partnership that allows our cohorts to distinguish themselves in the Montreal business community,” emphasized Béatrice Couture, General manager, InnoCité MTL. “It will allow start-ups to efficiently communicate their innovative ideas to various audiences.”

With this partnership, H+K Strategies consolidates its position in the innovation sector.

About InnoCité MTL

The first smart city startup accelerator in Canada created under the initiative of the City of Montreal, InnoCité MTL is a program that supports businesses to directly address the needs of public and private organizations. Starting in 2015, InnoCité MTL has been accelerating productive networking between cities, startups and the industry, fast-tracking urban innovations and product and services that have an impact on the quality of life of city residents.

Proud partner of the City of Montreal and the City of Brossard, around twenty collaborators and investors are participating in the InnoCité MTL program, as well as three main partners and founders: TELUS, Desjardins and Yellow Pages. InnoCité MTL benefits from the support of the City of Montreal thanks to the financial aid provided by the Government of Quebec, granted within the framework of the Montreal 2025 Agreement, administered by the Secretariat for the metropolitan region.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies

With nine offices across the country, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada is a leader in both public relations and public affairs. Headquartered in Toronto, the company is the No. 1-rated strategic communications firm in the country. Its experts specialize in corporate communications, marketing communications, public affairs, citizen engagement, crisis, energy, technology, health care, content marketing, research and measurement, social and digital communications, financial communications and transactions. The only communications firm to have earned the Canada Order of Excellence for Quality from Excellence Canada, it has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for 11 consecutive years. Its parent company, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Inc., has 86 offices in more than 47 countries as well as an extensive associate network; and it is a member of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY), one of the world’s largest communications services groups.