June 2013

Business Environment


A new tool for promoting the Quebec City region’s competitive advantages to foreign investors

A new tool for promoting the Quebec City region’s competitive advantages to foreign investors

Quebec International recently unveiled a new edition of Investing in the Quebec City Region, a promotional brochure designed to promote the region’s competitive advantages to foreign investors. Showcasing the region’s most appealing features, the brochure seeks to convince investors that Quebec City is the ideal place to set up and grow a company.

“Attracting foreign investment is a highly competitive global endeavour, and the Quebec City region has to promote itself in this regard. This brochure demonstrates that our region boasts an outstanding business environment. Its robust, diversified and innovative economy, highly skilled workers, state-of-the-art research facilities and high-quality infrastructure all contribute to our region’s attractiveness. More than just a publication, this brochure is a sincere invitation to take part in our region’s economic success,” said Carl Viel, President and CEO of Quebec International.


Québec City Jean Lesage Airport: decade of growth and another year crowned with success

The Chair of the Board of Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi), Mr. André Fortin, along with the President and CEO of AQi, Mr. Gaëtan Gagné, presented the 2012 Annual Report today at the company’s Annual Public Meeting. After ten years of growth, the company has once again shown remarkable performance in 2012 with excellent results in all respects.


Québec City Convention Center: 73,000 sq. ft. Expansion Project

Perfectly integrated to the Convention Centre’s existing 232,000 sq. ft., the expansion will have a 2,000-delegate capacity. With its pivotal location, meeting rooms and pre-function space, the expansion is designed to become a networking hub. Clients are able to book this sector alone or combined with other Convention Centre spaces.