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Centre de foires

Cutting-edge and versatile, the Centre de foires’ turnkey services meet even the most specific of needs.

A modern multi-purpose building, ExpoCité’s Centre de foires exhibition centre is the place in Québec City to hold trade shows, large concerts, banquets and business meetings. Its two floors of multi-purpose rooms offer the largest exhibition area in Québec City.

Types of events in this building

The Centre de foires is the place to hold trade shows and exhibitions at ExpoCité. Entirely adaptable to your needs, it can be set up for any other kind of public, corporate or private event:

  • Conventions
  • Conferences
  • Banquets and receptions
  • Cocktails and happy hours
  • Press conferences
  • Meetings and training sessions
  • Exhibitions
  • Trade shows
  • Etc.


5 highly functional rooms and 1 private restaurant

The ground floor of the Centre des foires is the largest exhibition area in Québec City. Just this space alone offers up to 185,000 ft2 of exhibition floor space, for a potential capacity of 17,500 people. Spread over five highly functional rooms, this space can be fully configured to the needs whether you’re organizing a major trade show, concert, banquet, reception or conference.

The bistro-style restaurant La petite brasserie holds a full license and offers 150 seats in the Centre de foires’ main area. The space can also be reserved for private functions, including after-work get-togethers, receptions, lunches or dinners.

See the venues on the ground floor

2nd floor

11 multi-purpose rooms for every type of event

The second floor of the Centre de foires offers 11 multi-purpose rooms of various sizes, including a VIP lounge and a 10,000-ft2 multi-use hall. These spaces are ready to welcome all kinds of events, including conventions, trade shows, meetings, banquets, weddings and training sessions.

See the venues on the second floor

  • Total capacity of 5,688 people in exhibition format

    800 Kiosks on a same exhibition surface

    The capacity of the Center de foires allows it to host some of the most popular events in the province, including the International Auto Show and Expo Habitat.

  • Including a VIP area and a 10,000-ft2 Multipurpose room

    16 multifunctional spaces in total

    Meeting, reception, banquet, conference, training session, wedding; our modern and friendly rooms can host your event, whatever its span.

Unique turnkey services

Starting from your very first telephone conversation or email, we will guide you through every step of the process to make your event a success. After providing you with all the information on all the services offered at the Centre de foires, your designated adviser will point you toward our in-house experts and official suppliers.

Consult all our services

Add a touch of flavour to your event!

La Cage caterer will serve you a varied menu, regardless of the kind of event you’re organizing. Whether you’re arranging a banquet, a coffee break or a cocktail reception with food, you can count on our excellent service and the freshest food!  

See Expocité's dining options

Maps, specs and technical details

Explore all the spaces available for rent at ExpoCité. Consult detailed information on the facilities and the layout of various rooms and their capacities. We’ve got the perfect location for your event!

Consult the Centre de foires map

Our other spaces

Pavillon de la Jeunesse (pavillon Guy-Lafleur)

Videotron Centre

Le Grand Marché de Québec

Place Jean-Béliveau and outdoor spaces

Questions? Ready to reserve?

We’re easy to reach!

Our experienced and attentive team is here to answer any questions you may have and to put together a quote tailored to your needs.