The 26th Défi OSEntreprendre Outaouais Kicks off

The SADC de Papineau-Collines kicks off the 26th edition
of the Défi OSEntreprendre Outaouais


Gatineau, December 7, 2023 – The team at the SADC of Papineau-Collines is thrilled to announce the launch of the 26th edition of the Défi OSEntreprendre Outaouais. By leading the regional component of this major Quebec entrepreneurial competition, we are proud to showcase young and passionate, bold entrepreneurs who daily animate the entrepreneurial spirit in our region. People from Outaouais have until March 14, 4 pm to submit their application for the Défi OSEntreprendre.



Le Rond-Point- Milieu de jeux: A dynamic trio for the honorary presidency

For this 26th edition, Majorie Marcotte, Caroline Labelle, and Myriam Campeau, the three determined entrepreneurs from Le Rond-Point, have joyfully accepted the co-presidency of honor. National winners of the Business Creation component last year, they consider the Défi OSEntreprendre more than just a competition. It represents an exceptional platform for young and aspiring entrepreneurs, offering an opportunity to present their innovative ideas and to benefit from significant support through scholarships and visibility.


“We are extremely proud to accept this challenge to inspire and mobilize the next generation of entrepreneurs,” share the co-presidents. “Having participated in the Défi OSEntreprendre ourselves recently, we know the importance of its impact. It has been a key milestone in our journey, providing financial support and increased visibility for our company, as well as the chance to connect with other entrepreneurs sharing our concerns. We strongly encourage educational institutions and all entrepreneurs in the creation phase to submit their applications!”


The countdown has begun!

Students, school staff, and entrepreneurs are invited to register by March 12, 2024, 4 pm. All eligibility criteria, as well as the list of categories and special prizes, are available online at An award ceremony will crown the winners at the regional level on May 1st.


About Défi OSEntreprendre
The Défi OSEntreprendre is a major Quebec movement that showcases the entrepreneurial initiatives of over 57,000 people annually: from preschool children to university students supported by their school staff, as well as entrepreneurs. It unfolds and takes root at local, regional, and national levels. For its implementation, more than 300 officers mobilize in the 17 regions of Quebec to highlight the projects emerging from their community.

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Source :

Francis Hubert
SADC de Papineau-Collines
OSEntreprendre Regional Officer
(819) 986-1747 * 203


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