Québec City Convention Centre

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We save 35,500 cubic meters of water every year, more than our largest room, thanks to our environmental practices.

Leader in sustainable development

As a leader in sustainable development, we hold ourselves to high environmental management standards every day to make the Centre a place where visitors can meet comfortably today, without worrying about the impact tomorrow.

Event and meeting planners can count on our skilled staff, state-of-the-art equipment, and a proven waste collection and management system, all included in the base price. We aim to recycle at least 80% of all the waste and biodegradable materials produced by our activities.

Our employees are vigilant in following the efficient building management procedures we’ve developed over the years to support our sustainable development action plan and our environmental policy. This is one of our many strengths, and we’re proud of it. Every day the Québec City Convention Centre team gets to work on a wide range of sustainable operations so event participants, occupants, and visitors can enjoy their event in a comfortable setting and with a low environmental impact.

Air quality is a health issue
Did you know that we conduct between 10 and 12 air changes in the rooms per hour, and that we use high-efficiency air filters?

Energy, water, and air management at a glance:

  • Honeywell EBI management and operations monitoring system
  • 8,339 kW heating unit
  • 1,500-ton cooling unit
  • 342,844 L/s intake of outside air
  • 120 ventilation units
  • 9,992 monitoring points
  • Energy-efficient lighting and mercury-free lights (LEDs that consume 75% less energy)
“It is important for us to choose event partners who have the same vision as us. Our collaboration with the Québec City Convention Centre is an example. They are proud to put everything in place to protect the environment and offer a green building.”

Lucie Champagne, president of Champagne Événements

Sustainable event certification

Your event at the Québec City Convention Centre will automatically meet the Level 1 requirements of the BNQ 9700-253 Responsible event management standard. Our focus on sustainability ensures our operations are environmentally sound, and that gives you a sizable advantage. Then it’s up to you to target higher levels, as many of our clients have done.

Supporting causes

Have you thought of making your Québec City event meaningful for participants and sponsors by using it to support a charitable cause? Plenty of local charities need help. To put it simply, your event could do a world of good in Québec City.

Might we suggest:

  • Moisson Québec
  • Le Pignon Bleu
  • Lauberivière
  • YWCA
  • The Red Cross
  • Another cause of your choice

Our certifications

  • LEED® Canada-CI (interior design of commercial spaces), Gold level
  • LEED-EB (existing building) from the U.S. Green Building Council, Silver level
  • BOMA BEST, Level 3

3 practical tools

Three practical tools are available to organizers who would like their event to be even greener or to obtain a higher level of certification:

  1. Tips and tricks for eco-friendly events
  2. Self-assessment for green events: Fill yours out today!
  3. GHG calculator for carbon offsetting: Use the calculator

Sustainability commitment

Respect for the environment, social responsibility, and economic viability are all central to the Québec City Convention Centre’s vision, operations, and business culture. Read about the sustainability policies and plans we’ve developed over the years. 

Contributing to the community

The role of the Québec City Convention Centre as a partner in economic development takes several forms. We care about the community, and we show it in many different ways.  

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