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16 ambassadors honored for their contribution to promoting the Québec City area around the world

19 January 2017

Québec City, January 16, 2017 – At the Homage to the Ambassadors event held January 13 at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec’s new Pierre Lassonde Pavilion, the Ambassadors’ Club honored 16 of its members who, in addition to their regular professional activities, helped to promote the Québec City area by organizing an international conference. Their events generated $15 million in tourism revenue in 2016.

Winners – Events Held in 2016

LUC VILLENEUVE

International Virtual Reality Photography Association
11th International Virtual Reality Photography Association Conference
May, Hôtel Château Laurier Québec

ROBERT CORRIVEAU

Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovations
Photonics North
May, Québec City Convention Centre

SIMON BIRON

Québec Heart and Lung Institute
International Consensus Conference on Duodenal Switch
May, Québec City Convention Centre

JACQUES PELLAND

Optimist International
Optimist International Convention
July, Québec City Convention Centre

ALAIN AUBUT

Québec Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Québec International Business Growth Forum
July, Québec City Convention Centre

MICHEL TRUDEAU

Hydro Québec Research Institute
XIII International Conference on Nanostructured Materials
August, Québec City Convention Centre

YVES DESJARDINS

Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, Université Laval
8th International Strawberry Symposium
August, Québec City Convention Centre

MARIE-FRANCE SOSA

Society of Plastics Engineers, Québec Section
SPE North-East Topcon Conference
August, Québec City Convention Centre

REINHARD PIENITZ

Centre for Northern Studies, Université Laval
24th International Diatom Symposium
August, Université Laval

JOSÉE DESHARNAIS

Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, Université Laval
27th International Conference on Concurrency Theory & 13th QEST International
Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems
14th International Conference on Formal Modelling and Analysis of Timed Systems
August, Hôtel Château Laurier Québec

RÉAL VALLÉE

Centre for Optics, Photonics, and Lasers, Université Laval
6th International Symposium on Filamentation – COFIL 2016
September, Hilton Québec City

JEAN VAVREK ET LISE BUJOLD

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress
September, Québec City Convention Centre

MARIO FAFARD

Aluminium Research Centre – REGAL
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Université Laval
34th International Conference and Exhibition of the International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium
October, Hôtel Palace Royal

LOUIS LECLERC

Pixel Québec
Cartoon Connection Canada and Pixel Animation
October, Québec City Convention Centre

JEAN-SIMON DESCHÊNES

JCI World Congress Organizing Committee
2016 JCI World Congress
November, Québec City Convention Centre

About the Ambassadors’ Club

The Ambassadors’ Club is a meeting, conference, and event club whose mission is to attract meetings to Québec City. It is managed by the Québec City Convention Centre, Québec City Business Destination, Québec International, and the Québec City Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Crédits photo: Guy Rainville

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