ICT and digital arts

WAQ Conference in Québec City
Digital Week in Québec City

Digitally creative Québec City has information and communication technologies dialed. The city excels in digital arts, animation, special effects, multimedia, video games, and 3D, as well as software and Web development, big data, and IT services. Its highly qualified creators, entrepreneurs, and researchers know how to combine art and technology. The Québec City area has used business to drive creativity and brought the digital community together to create flagship events.

Umbrella organizations

Québec ÉPIX

Industry association that brings together businesses, individuals, and organizations that work on video games, animation, and immersive experiences


Technological incubator/accelerator that helps technology and business start-ups.

Québec Numérique

Organization that coordinates Semaine numérique de Québec, North America’s biggest digital event

Main research centres


Centre for digital imaging and interactive media


Université Laval’s big data research centre

Visit Québec International's website to learn more on Québec's ICT and digital arts industry.

Digital arts and interactive entertainment events

  • Québec City Digital Week
  • Rendez-vous IA de Québec
  • Québec City’s IA Rendez-vous
  • Cartoon Connection Canada
  • Pixel Animation and Pixel Québec
  • Digital Opportunities 2016

Discover more key industries in Québec City

  • Québec City's electronics and optics/photonics industrie
    Electronics and optics-photonics
  • Grand marché de Québec
    Food and nutrition
  • peps, UL, Ulaval
    Green and smart building
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    Life sciences and health technologies
  • La Capitale, insurance services
    Insurance, financial services and business

Read about Québec's digital industry

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    Québec City: A booming hub for technology entrepreneurship

    With over 500 high-tech companies that generate nearly $2 billion in sales annually, Québec City boasts a flourishing technology ecosystem.

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    Québec City: A rising star in animation

    Québec City’s burgeoning digital arts and interactive entertainment scenehas garnered international recognition.

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    Semaine Numériqc: Decoding Québec City’s digital effervescence

    For the past three years, April in Québec City has become synonymous with all things digital thanks to its increasingly popular Semaine Numérique.

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    Discover Québec City’s Digital Event of the Year

    Québec City digital event of the year, the Semaine numériQC (SNQC) is about to take the city by storm.

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    Québec City: A pioneer in 3D research and technologies

    Québec City is renowned around the world for its visionary 3D research and development of ahead-of-the-curve 3D technologies.

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    Québec City: Meeting Hub for Animation and Multimedia

    Louis Leclerc, Québec City event ambassador, brings Cartoon Canada and Pixel Animation to Québec City.

  • Québec City Convention Centre

    IFORS 2017: Award-winning research. An award-winning event.

    IFORS 2017 is a world-renowned event held every three years. The event, which was hailed a success by all attendees, won Québec City’s Ambassadors’ Club’s 2017 Event of the Year.

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    Québec City: Championing artificial intelligence on the world’s stage

    Businesses and countries around the world are gearing up to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities AI can afford.