Podium Montréal Gala

The Gala Podium Montréal, formerly known as the Soirée des Lauréats montréalais, is an event organized by the Conseil du sport de Montréal to recognize and celebrate the players in the sports community on the island of Montreal. This initiative honors athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and organizations from the city's sporting community, among others.

Gala Podium Montréal 2023 Date: Friday, November 3 Place: The prestigious Chalet du Mont-Royal


Cocktail reception presented by Tourisme Montréal, followed by a 3-course dinner.

DJ for a festive atmosphere with photo zone and drink included


The Gala Podium Montréal is back for its 37th edition.


Discover the finalists in the 20 categories.

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The Gala Podium Montréal is a prestigious and emblematic event in the world of sports, and has been held for over 35 years. Distinguished national and international guests andhundreds of Montreal athletes and sports architects have been honoured over the years.

Podium Montréal Gala objectives

The Gala Podium Montréal aims to recognize the sports community on the Island of Montreal by honouring sports representatives who have distinguished themselves during the period in question; shighlight the performance, commitment, impact and quality of action of the various players in the sports community; stimulate the sport community in its quest for excellence and rndbring the entire sporting communitytogether for a festive evening.

Every year, the Conseil du sport de Montréal is fortunate to be able to count on a jury of sports experts to analyze nearly 150 applications and select the 25 winners of the Gala Podium Montréal. Here is the composition of our 2023 jury.


  • Raymond Côté (Jury President): Treasurer of the Board, Conseil du sport de Montréal
  • Mélanie Lacroix: Operations and Team Services Manager, Carabins
  • Mauricio Garzon: Lecturer , UQAM and UdeM
  • Abou Ngame: Development Officer, CDN-NDG Borough
  • François Bessette: Journalist and sports presenter
  • Julie Mahoney: Section head, resilient development, parks and green spaces, Borough of Verdun
  • Karine Mayrand: General Manager, RSEQ Lac-Saint-Louis
  • Frédérik Laberge: Manager of Excellence sportive Montréal

Events jury member

  • Véronique Riopel: Marketing and Business Development Advisor, Institut national du sport du Québec
  • Jamal El Kurdi: Research Officer, City of Montreal

Member assigned to select the builder category

  • Gérard Boulonne: Former city employee and sports administrator

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