Press Releases

National Bank and IBM take the 'Connected to Your Business' trailer on the road

Montreal, 10 September 2004 -

National Bank and IBM are inviting members of the media to visit the “Connected to Your Business” trailer. The 58-foot trailer, stocked with sophisticated technology equipment, will raise awareness among Quebec SMEs about online business solutions that can help them become more productive and competitive.

DATE: Tuesday, September 14, 2004

EVENT Special media visit

TIME:  10 a.m. to noon

PLACE:  In front of National Bank's head office
600 de la Gauchetière West, Montreal

HOSTS:                       

Mr. Denis Faubert
Senior Manager, Banking Solutions Management – Business Bank
National Bank

Mr. Gaby Deschênes
Executive Project Director, Financial Services
IBM

Mr. Éric Lacroix
Director, Strategic Monitoring
Centre francophone d'informatisation des organisations (CEFRIO)

Please notify whether you will be attending to Johanne Bissonnette at (514) 394-6500.

About the National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. The National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. The National Bank has assets of  $84 billion and, together with its subsidiaries, employs close to 17,000 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank's website at www.nbc.ca.

Information : (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.)

Denis Dubé
Manager, Public Relations Department
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: (514) 394-8644