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Mar 19, 2019, 08:00 ET Québec City to host Woodrise 2019, an international congress on mid- and high-rise wood buildings

QUÉBEC, March 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec City Convention Centre, in collaboration with the City of Québec, is pleased to announce that the second World Congress on Mid- and High-rise Wood...


Mar 31, 2015, 11:44 ET The International Federation of Sport Climbing chooses Québec City for its 2017 Plenary Assembly

QUÉBEC CITY, March 31, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City is proud to welcome the annual Plenary Assembly of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) in March 2017. The city will be the...


Jan 20, 2015, 14:00 ET Business tourism generates major economic impact

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - With Québec Tourism minister, Dominique Vien, and Québec City mayor, Régis Labeaume, in attendance, as well as business and community representatives,...


Jan 13, 2015, 13:56 ET Québec City will host nearly 1,500 participants at the Winter World Masters Games

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Nearly 1,500 athletes and their entourages are coming to Québec City from the four corners of the planet to compete in the Winter World Masters Games,...


Dec 18, 2014, 09:00 ET The Winter World Masters Games attract Guinness World Records

QUÉBEC, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec City Winter World Masters Games is generating international buzz. Guinness World Records™ is interested in featuring athletes registered for the...


Dec 12, 2014, 11:18 ET Média Invitation - Media Accreditation for the Winter World Masters Games 2015

QUÉBEC, Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Winter World Masters Games in Québec City are fast approaching. Do you have your media accreditation? If you wish to have access to all competition sites and...


Dec 11, 2014, 14:22 ET Athletes from around the world registered for the Winter World Masters Games 2015

QUÉBEC, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec City Winter World Masters Games will attract hundreds of athletes from around the world January 31 to February 8, 2015. Of the 750 participants...


Dec 10, 2014, 09:34 ET The Masters Games is all in the family for the Le Guellec clan

QUÉBEC CITY, Dec. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Winter World Masters Games biathlon competitor Lise Le Guellec got the biathlon bug at the same time as her son, Canadian Olympic biathlete Jean-Philippe Le...


Nov 27, 2014, 11:42 ET The Bédards--An Olympic Family at the Winter World Masters Games - Following in his son's footsteps, Jean Bédard registers for the biathlon

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City's own Jean Bédard will be competing in the biathlon at the 2015 Winter World Masters Games in Québec City. Father of Olympic biathlete Marc-André ...


Nov 10, 2014, 14:25 ET The countdown has begun! - Official launch of 2015 Winter World Masters Games

QUÉBEC, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With less than three months to go before the 2015 Winter World Masters Games, the Québec City Masters Games Committee has officially launched this major winter...


Nov 05, 2014, 12:05 ET A Productive Partnership - A boon for Université Laval and wood construction research

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec City Convention Centre and Université Laval have been joining forces for 15 years to bring international events to Québec City. It has proven to be ...


Oct 23, 2014, 14:33 ET MIMA Awards - The Québec City Convention Centre wins silver for Best Print Ad Campaign

QUÉBEC, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec City Convention Centre won silver at the MIMA Awards for Best print ad campaign. This international award recognizes the Convention Centre's Anything...


Oct 22, 2014, 10:32 ET Québec City on top of the world! - The Québec City Convention Centre confirms nine new international conferences

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City is a powerful draw for organizations seeking a truly stand-out destination for their events. This attraction has come to the fore in recent...


Oct 14, 2014, 15:36 ET A first in Canada! The Québec City Convention Centre to host the 5th ISCAR International Congress in 2017

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - After Spain, the United States, Italy, and Australia, the International Society for Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR) will head to Québec City, Canada,...


Aug 18, 2014, 10:47 ET Over 1,000 FBI school graduates to visit Québec City - The FBI taps Québec City for its 2018 conference!

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - More than 1,000 officer graduates from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, are set to hone their skills at the Québec City Convention Centre from ...


Mar 12, 2014, 14:30 ET A profitable investment - The Québec City Convention Centre opens new meeting and conference spaces

QUÉBEC CITY, March 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - After two years of work, the Québec City Convention Centre will be dedicating its new meeting and conference facilities today, the result of a $36 million...


Jan 10, 2014, 10:30 ET Inaugural promotional event for YQB - Québec City launches its new regional sales force

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City now has a regional sales force to promote business tourism outside the province. Unveiled this morning at the Québec City Convention Centre, YQB...


Sep 16, 2013, 08:34 ET A strong year - The Québec City Convention Centre generates $104.1 million in economic spinoffs in 2012-13

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 16, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec City Convention Centre had a great year in 2012-13, generating $104.1 million in economic spinoffs, including $32.1 million from the 15...