Five Québec City business leaders recognized as 2016 Influential People

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On December 1, 2016, Québec City Business Destination held its recognition evening, Influential People 2016. The event attracted a hundred business people and stakeholders from Québec City’s tourism sector. 

Five business leaders were honoured for their positive impact on business tourism, and number of conferences and meetings held in Québec City.

The five recipients were:  Alain Aubut, President and CEO, Québec's Chamber of Commerce, Carl Viel, President and CEO, Québec International, Alain Kirouac, Associate Deputy Minister, Secrétariat à la Capitale-Nationale, and Yvon Charest, President and CEO of Industrial Alliance and P.-Michel Bouchard, CEO of the Québec City Convention Centre. All five were celebrated for having helped to attract and organize major national and international events, such as the first-ever Forum international sur la croissance des entreprises and the 2016 JCI World Congress.

The Québec City Convention Centre’s President and CEO also recognized as a 2016 Influential Person

Mr. P.-Michel Bouchard, the Québec City Convention Centre’s CEO, was also recognized as a 2016 Influential Person by Québec City Business Destination. Apart from his normal mandate, Mr. Bouchard was honoured for his involvement in welcoming and financing events. He also works closely with organizers to successfully plan and carry out their conventions, conferences and meetings.  

To learn more about the recipients’ accomplishments, read the our latest news on Québec City Business Destination’s blog. To see the pictures of this event, consult our Facebook page.

About Québec City Business Destination

Québec City Business Destination was founded in fall 2013 by merging the teams of Québec City Tourism and the Québec City Convention Centre into a single meetings, conventions and business bureau. Its aim is to offer meeting and event planners a single stop when planning an event in Québec City. 

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