News - The Québec City Convention Centre will be teeming with activity this fall. In September, October, and November, 54 conventions, meetings, trade fairs, shows, and banquets will keep our teams very busy. Over 50,000 delegates and visitors will pass through our doors. They will spend an estimated $30 million in the Québec City area and are expected to book more than 35,000 hotel nights during these three months. We’re looking forward to the following major events announced on our calendar:
News - Louis Bédard, Louis-Marc Rodrigue and Tommy Rochette are pleased to announce the acquisition of Minutes Dépôt, a young Quebec company focused on the management and sharing of corporate minute books. "The aim of this acquisition is to help businesses benefit from the digital revolution, and above all, we are proud to support startups in their structuring approach with an innovative and efficient tool," commented Mr. Rodrigue.
News - Last September, Helicopters hovered over Quebec City and fireworks erupted when the much-hyped $370-million Vidéotron Centre officially opened its doors to the public.
News - The technology revolution that has taken hold in Québec City over the past few decades has spawned a number of life sciences success stories, paving the way for the development of a wide array of technologies in numerous fields. The life sciences sector alone employs nearly 6,000 people in Québec City and generates annual sales of over $1 billion, according to figures compiled by Québec International.c
News - Opsens Inc. is pleased to announce the reorganization of its corporate structure. Opsens' medical activities have taken a leading role in recent years, a result of the positive response to the performance of its products developed to measure Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR"), their recent FDA approval which allows their marketing in the U.S., and the soon-to-come move into a state-of-the-art facility to increase manufacturing capacity and accommodate a growing number of employees. Opsens' FFR products are designed to optimize the diagnostic and guide treatment in patients with coronary heart disease.
News - More than 550 specialists in the field of fluorine chemistry will gather at the Québec City Convention Centre in July 2021 for six days when Québec City plays host to two symposiums: the 23rd International Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry (ISFC) and the 9th International Symposium on Fluorous Technologies (ISoFT).
News - Arctic Change, one of the largest international Arctic research conferences in Canada, will be held at the Québec City Convention Centre from December 11 to 15, 2017. The event will bring together some 1,500 researchers, students, decision makers, and stakeholders in every field of Arctic research from around the world. They will discuss the multiple challenges and opportunities brought about by climate change and modernization of the Arctic.
News - Nuvolt Corporation Inc., a pioneer in predictive electrical network and asset monitoring solutions, announced the general availability of its new industrial capacity sensor, SmartScan. This is a new addition to Nuvolt's family of electrical sensors. The SmartScan "Clamp-On" sensor provides the ability to monitor large industrial capacity motors and other electrical assets found in heavy industrial applications.
News - Quebec City-based H2O Innovation, a company that works on custom-built, integrated water treatment solutions for municipal and energy end-users, has been awarded new contracts in the United States and Canada, which total $7 million.
News - EXFO Inc. announced that Philippe Morin will be joining the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in early November. Mr. Morin, who has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, will leave Ciena as Senior Vice-President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations on October 31, 2015. Previously, he was Ciena's Senior Vice-President of the Global Products Group and held a number of leadership roles at Nortel Networks including President of Metro Ethernet Networks, Vice-President and General Manager of Optical Networks, as well as having held positions in sales, marketing and product management in North America and Europe.