Tourism Offices: A Value Added Proposition for Event Organisers 

The analysis of 2017 data confirms the economic importance of business tourism in Quebec. With a contribution of more than $625 million from business clients, this means that each week, an average of 63 business tourism events take place in the province. On an annual basis, these activities totalled 950,856 overnight stays or 10,920 per week.[1]

In light of these eloquent numbers, one should believe that an event organiser or industry professional would have the natural reflex of contacting a tourism office in the region they want to visit. After all, it is a free, one-stop-shop service that allows them to obtain the information they are looking for about the region: hotels, hosting capacity and activities. In short, tourism offices have all the expertise you need, right?

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Ditch the Buffet for Family-Style Event Meals
By Curt Wagner

Are you planning a team-building activity or brainstorming workshop at your next event? The results of a recent study by Ayelet Fishbach of the University of Chicago and Kaitlin Woolley of Cornell University would indicate that the way you serve a meal before or during the program could enhance cooperation among participants. Published in the journal Psychological Science, results of the study, “Shared Plates, Shared Minds: Consuming from a Shared Plate Promotes Cooperation,” found that the act of sharing plates and passing food significantly promotes agreement among participants, even if they are negotiating a thorny issue.

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Quebec Business Tourism News

The QACP publishes more than 300 news per year dealing with business tourism in its News section at

Here is a selection of recent news featuring our members:

Hôtel Le Concorde Celebrates its 5th Anniversary with a New Website

We are celebrating our fifth anniversary by giving ourselves a great gift – a new website.

Our business clients will be happy to learn that our Corporate section was simplified and refined to make information easier to access. You will find special rates, room rental information and the benefits of holding your corporate event with us!

Much more refined and easier to navigate, we hope you will love it as much as we do! It was designed to ease navigation on mobile devices such as smartphones and electronic tablets.

About Hôtel Le Concorde

Emblematic hotel on the mythical Grande Allée, the Hôtel Le Concorde is located near all the major business centres. With 406 rooms and suites overlooking the city, it's the ideal location to stay for conventions and business meetings or to head out and discover the city, go to a show or significant event. It's closeness to the city means you can enjoy the many restaurants, bars and patios nearby that make Quebec City famous.

For more information, go to the Hôtel Le Concorde's new website.

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The Quebec Association of Convention Professionals provides you with a newsletter filled with exclusive content. With short articles, links to useful tools and member news, the QACP makes the lives of those working in business tourism easier. It is a universe with many exciting sides to it. Thanks for reading!

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