Agency Open House Day: a concrete experience of agency life!Every year in early February, dozens of agencies across the province with diverse profiles open their doors to hundreds of university and CEGEP students to give them a taste of the industry. With this initiative, the A2C wishes to demystify the world of agencies and shine a light on the career opportunities for these young leaders of tomorrow by providing them with a hands-on in-house experience. The concept is simple: students who sign up are put into groups and assigned to an agency where they’ll spend half a day getting to know the world of advertising and communications.
2024 EditionThe next Agency Open House Day will take place on February 16, 2024. Stay tuned for further details.
Frequently asked questions
Who can sign up?
Students from CEGEP and university who are majoring in a field of studies related to marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, graphic design, digital, etc. Are you in another field of study? Sign up for the experience: agencies love meeting students from different academic backgrounds. Close
In what language will the event take place?
Most of the participating agencies are French speaking. Close
How many agencies will I be able to visit?
One or two agencies, but in depth! You will be paired with one or two agencies depending on the preferences you registered when you registered. Close
Can I choose the agency? How do you pair us up with agencies?
The A2C takes care of pairing you with an agency that matches your profile and availability. You might not know the agency, but trust us: every agency that participates is thrilled to meet you and wants to share their experiences with you! Close
What will we be doing during the open house?
Each agency will offer their own unique experience! Guided tour, presentation of the industry and the agency, case studies, question period. Some agencies will even challenge you with some simulations! Be ready for anything! Close
How many people will be in my group?
The size of the groups depends on the agency’s choice, but the maximum number of students per group is 30. Close
Will there be prizes?
Yes! By taking part in the Open House Day, you have the chance to win many prizes, such as 500$ scholarships, as well as subscription to Grenier Magazine. Close
Can I register my entire group for the activity?
We hope you strongly encourage your students to sign up for this activity, but we want it to be the participant’s decision and we therefore only allow individual registrations. The objective is simple: because space is limited, we want to make sure motivated participants get to take part. Moreover, a career in an agency requires initiative. Making the first step to register for the activity is a good learning experience for the students! Close
Will my group be together at the same agency?