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An award-worthy office visit!

News - Coveo had Maps360 come to its office in Quebec City to take pictures for Google Business View. As a result, the team won Google’s Most Creative Tour Award of 2014 in North America.

Hilton Québec is in the top 50 hotels servicing group travelers in 2014

News - Servicing the best in online group travel, HotelPlanner.com and Meetings.com announces the compagny’s 204 top 50 group and meeting friendly hotels. In Canada, only 10 hotels received this award, two in the province of Québec but only one in Québec city : the Hilton Québec.

Quebec entrepreneurs drive ‘social industrial revolution’

News - Those cumbersome paper-based training manuals could soon become a relic on the factory floor if technology created by two Quebec-based entrepreneurs takes off. Alexandre Leclerc and Antoine Bisson founded Poka, a social platform for manufacturers to train staff using videos and other interactive content to be shared in real time through an iPad app. Poka claims its technology is helping to drive “the social industrial revolution.”

Ivanhoé Cambridge invests $50 million in Quebec City's Place Ste-Foy

News - Ivanhoé Cambridge announces today an investment of more than $50 million in the redevelopment and continuing modernization of its Place Ste-Foy shopping centre in Quebec City. The work will help maintain the centre's strong position as a leading shopping destination in the Quebec City region.

Growth and innovations for the maple division of H2O Innovation

News - H2O Innovation is proud to announce the addition of five new distributors to its network, the introduction of the new H2O-SmartrekTMtechnology and the inauguration of its new flagship store and showroom in Ham-Nord, Quebec, Canada. All these accomplishments, initiatives and innovations are in line with the continuous growth of the maple division over the past three years as well as with the growing demands from our clients for more performant products, allowing for a more intelligent and profitable maple production. The maple division is part of the specialty products and services group.

Dimonoff, finalist for the Sapphire awards and the illumineer of the year award

News - We're excited to announce that DimOnOff is Finalist for the Sapphire Awards and the Illumineer of the Year Award!

Preverco wins with innovation - iPad(TM) application helps consumers choose their wood flooring

News - Preverco, Canada's leading hardwood floor manufacturer, is sure to turn heads at the upcoming world-renowned Surfaces trade show in Las Vegas when it launches its newest technological innovation: a mobile application for the iPad. The show, which runs from January 21 to 23, 2015, will also provide Preverco with the opportunity to present its latest products and the trends for the coming year. The company has attended the event for more than a decade.

Business tourism generates major economic impact

News - By March 31 the Québec City Convention Centre will have hosted 156 events, including a remarkable 17 international conferences. It all adds up to 155,000 room-nights at local hotels, with economic spinoffs from some 210,000 convention goers estimated at $101 million. Another 27 international conferences and meetings will have come and gone by December 31, 2016.

New expertise in human-derived biological products - Héma-Québec researchers save a young boy's sight

News - A young boy in Stoneham owes his sight to the work of a team of researchers from Héma-Québec and a product they developed using a derivative of plasma, the liquid portion of blood that contains a variety of proteins.

Nissan and Hydro-Québec Partner to Expand the Electric Circuit Public Charging Network in Quebec

News - The partnership agreement is part of a new phase of development of the Electric Circuit, which targets up to 50 sites in high-traffic, major road corridors and large urban centres. Québec City based AddÉnergie will supply the chargers which will be manufactured at AddÉnergie's plant inShawinigan.

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