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Economic impact: How the meeting industry shapes the future of host cities

Whether you are Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) or event planner at a Destination Management Company (DMC), you know that the conferences and conventions you attract to a host city have a ripple effect on local communities and economies. But have you ever considered just how far-reaching your event’s impact has on a destination?

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Québec City’s life sciences industry: The picture of amazing health!

Québec City’s life sciences industry is, without a doubt, one of the most booming sectors in the region. With over 150 companies generating nearly $1.3 billion in sales and 85 research chairs, centres and institutes, Québec City is brimming with expertise and a tremendous amount of potential for the future in biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical technologies, eHealth technologies, nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals.

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JCI World Congress 2016: A journey through one of Québec City’s major international events

From October 30 to November 4, 2016, Québec City became the epicenter of global change as it played host to the Junior Chamber International (JCI) World Congress, which welcomed over 3000 young leaders and national JCI presidents from over 90 countries, including Japan, India, Finland and Mexico. 

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Everything you need to know on Québec City’s meeting and convention industry.