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The third cohort of SME Passport announced

Press releases - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and Québec International are pleased to announce the names of the 23 companies that will make up the third cohort of SME Passport. During the next 18 months, they will benefit from comprehensive training, support and services as well as visibility worth over $25,000. Participating companies are targeting North America and Europe, two promising markets for Quebec and Montréal businesses.

Québec International presents its 2014 annual report

Press releases - Québec International is pleased to present its 2014 annual report. The report describes its efforts throughout the year to develop and export the region’s know-how, attract talent and investments and promote the region nationally and internationally.

Québec International issues Economic Report and Outlooks for the Québec City Census Metropolitan Area - 2014-2015

Press releases - Québec International issued the new edition of Economic Report and Outlooks for the Québec City Census Metropolitan Area - 2014-2015 today. It addresses key economic indicators for assessing regional performance and compares them with those for seven other Canadian metropolitan regions (Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver).

Quebec City honoured in two categories in the 2015-2016 American Cities of the Future rankings

Press releases - According to the 2015-2016 American Cities of the Future rankings compiled by UK-based fDi Magazine, which is published by the Financial Times Group, Quebec City placed in the Top 10 in two categories (Business Friendliness and Best fDi Strategy). A total of 421 cities in the Americas were evaluated by fDi Intelligence, a division of the Financial Times, and divided into five groups based on population size. Quebec City is in the mid-sized cities group, which includes urban areas with populations of more than 200,000 inhabitants and metropolitan regions with more than 750,000 inhabitants.

Larian Studios plans Quebec City studio to expand its presence in North America

Press releases - Larian Studios, the award-winning Belgian developer of hits like Divinity: Original Sin and Divinity: Dragon Commander, officially announced its plans to establish a studio in Quebec City. Larian Québec, a subsidiary of the acclaimed developer, will begin work on new games and take advantage of the talent and creativity that abound in Quebec City. The company is currently in hiring mode and aims to employ 40 people in Quebec City over the next three years.

Québec City's technology incubator/accelerator is ready to welcome local entrepreneurs

Press releases - Québec International and the City of Québec announced today the launch of the initial operations of Québec City's high-tech incubator/accelerator. Located in the heart of Québec City's Saint-Roch neighbourhood, Le CAMP is destined to become the new hub of Québec City's entrepreneurial hi-tech community. Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Québec City, and Carl Viel, CEO of Québec International, were present for the announcement.

Canada’s major cities deploy a unique collaborative approach to attract new investments to Canada

Press releases - Representing the economic development initiatives of Vancouver, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, London, Waterloo Region, Toronto, Ottawa, Greater Montréal, Québec City and Halifax, the members of the Consider Canada City Alliance (CCCA) met in Ottawa on February 3rd and 4th, 2015 to plan their 2015 activities, building on their common investment attraction objectives. This bi-annual meeting also served as an opportunity to elect the new CCCA Board of Directors led by Chair Carl Viel, CEO of Québec International, Vice-Chair Ian McKay, CEO of Vancouver Economic Commission, and Bruce Graham, CEO of Calgary Economic Development.


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