Insurance, financial services, and business
Québec City is a leader in the insurance and financial services sector, second only to Toronto on a national scale. Decisions made here are felt throughout the country. The key players headquartered in Québec City and Lévis create thousands of quality jobs and stimulate the local economy. They also have a major impact on the Canadian insurance and financial services sector as a whole. Competitive and cooperative, the ecosystem in Québec City is entrepreneurial and innovative, driving investment and business development and attracting events.
Clusters and development organizations
- Puissance Onze: group of 11 general and life and health insurance companies.
- Industrielle Alliance Chair in Insurance and Financial Services – Université Laval
- RBC Chair in Financial Innovation – Université Laval
- Financial Engineering Lab – Université Laval (LABIFUL)
- Québec International – Economic development agency that promotes business growth, supports driving sectors, and attracts talent and investment to Québec City.
- Québec City Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Organization representing over 4,500 local business people from every sector of the economy.
- Québec City Junior Chamber of Commerce
- Coalition Force 4.0 – Group of regional leaders and institutions working to accelerate the transition to the fourth industrial revolution by supplying promoters of major innovation projects with the resources they need to succeed.
- Corporation des parcs industriels de Québec – Group representing over 3,000 companies in industrial zones and parks. Founding partner of the province’s job‑creation awards, Prix Créateurs d’emplois du Québec.
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Insurance, financial service, and business events
- 2023 Royal Alliance Royal Court
- 2023 Canadian Finance and Leasing Association Annual Convention
- 2022 Society of Research Administrators International Annual Meeting
- 2022 Canadian Credit Union Association Biennial Conference
- 2022 TD League of Excellence (TD Bank)
- FEI Canada Annual Conference (virtual) – 2021
- Rendez-vous québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité 2021
- 2021 CPTA-ACTF Conference - 55th Annual National Workshop
- Sommet international du repreneuriat – Québec 2019
- G7 Summit – 2018
- Canadian Institute of Actuaries 2017 Annual Meeting
- IFORS 2017 – 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies
- National Insurance Conference of Canada 2017
- International forum on business growth (Forum international de Québec sur la croissance des entreprises) – 2016
- 2016 JCI World Congress
- International Summit of Cooperatives – 2014 and 2016