Contributing to the Community

The Québec City Convention Centre has a big impact on the community and economy of the entire Québec City area.

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Social Contributions

  • Some 1,100 jobs are created and maintained every year
  • Over 50% of jobs are held by people aged 35 and under
  • Support for community projects, many for residents of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste neighbourhood where the Centre is located
  • Partnership agreements with regional organizations
  • A showcase of local talent and a launching pad for artists
  • Training ground for the tourism professionals of tomorrow
  • Support for promoters of new events

Economic Contributions

1996–present (March 31, 2021):

  • $2,16 billion in total economic activity generated
  • $1,267,6 million in new money outside of Québec and the Québec City area
  • $477,1 million in tax and tax-related revenues for the government
  • $535,5 million in sales for the hotel and restaurant industries
  • 3,988,835 million room-nights

Yearly average:

  • $100 million in economic activity
  • Over 150 events and some 200,000 visitors

Refer to our Annual Management Report (French only) to find out more.