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About ExpoCité

A mission and a distinctive identity

By attracting and supporting highly appealing large-scale events, ExpoCité actively contributes to the economic, social and touristic development and influence of Québec City. Here are a few of the elements that are key to ExpoCité’s mission and distinctive identity.

ExpoCité: the biggest event site in eastern Canada

Located in the La Cité-Limoilou borough, ExpoCité is the division of the Ville de Québec that commercially manages this 371,000-m2 site’s infrastructure and activities.

With its many multi-purpose buildings and spaces for large gatherings, ExpoCité is the ideal site for any event. Every year, its varied offer—shows, exhibitions, sports competitions, business meetings and more—attracts some 2 million visitors from here and abroad.


ExpoCité is a member of major events industry groups.

  • Association des professionnels en exposition du Québec (APEQ)

    The APEQ’s mission is to promote and develop the exhibition industry in Quebec.

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  • Canadian Association of Exposition Management

    The CAEM is the national association of production, management and planning professionals in the exhibition and event industry. It provides industry-specific services and programs adapted to professional event organizers’ needs.

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  • Québec City Business Destination

    Québec City Business Destination unites the region’s sales forces on markets outside Québec City by better coordinating marketing strategies and actions. Its main goal is to increase the number of events in the region.

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  • Meeting Professionals International (Montréal-Québec City chapter)

    MPI is the world’s largest association in the meetings and events industry. Founded in 1972, it offers innovative and relevant training, networking opportunities and business exchanges. It also plays a front-line role in promoting and developing the industry.

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  • Tourisme d'Affaires Québec (TAQ)

    Tourisme d'Affaires Québec is the sector-based tourism association that plays a key role in the growth of business tourism in Quebec, promotes alliances between local partners, develops strategic knowledge and generates business opportunities for the industry.

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  • Événements Attractions Québec

    Événements Attractions Québec mission is to bring together, represent and support tourist attractions, festivals and events by developing a dynamic, innovative community that can contribute fully to the vitality of all of Quebec’s regions.

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