Québec City Welcomes ASAE Executive Leadership Forum

Press Release

Quebec, June 17, 2019 - Québec City will proudly welcome ASAE Executive Leadership Forum from June 26 to 28, 2019. The two-day event will be held at the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, located in the heart of Old Québec, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


“Welcoming ASAE in Québec City is a great honour for our partners. We get to showcase why our destination is not only great for visitors but also how unique it is for meetings and events. As a Canadian business destination like no other, Québec City has numerous strong key industries that contribute to its robust event industry. ASAE’s Executive Leadership Forum attendees will undoubtedly get to enjoy our history, culinary scene, joie de vivre and world-class meeting installations,” said Pierre-Michel Bouchard, CEO of Québec City Business Destination.

Long supporters and partners of ASAE, Business Events Canada and Québec City Business Destination are thrilled to welcome the event to Québec City to kick off the summer season.

“We are delighted to welcome ASAE’s Executive Leadership Forum back to Québec City,” said Chantal Sturk-Nadeau, Executive Director of Destination Canada’s Business Events Canada team. “It’s not only a tremendous educational and networking opportunity, but it’s also an opportunity to explore what makes Québec City such an ideal host location for international association conferences. We hope ASAE’s association leaders are inspired to return to Canada to host their own business events.”

“It is wonderful to be back in the beautiful and historic Québec City. ASAE has a long-standing partnership with Canada Business Events, and Québec City is an ideal location for us to host the Executive Leadership Forum. We hope the association leaders in attendance will find inspiration and new ideas to bring back to their organizations,” said ASAE President & CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE.


About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership 

ASAE is a membership organization of more than 44,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Its members lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. Together, they create a vibrant community that makes the world smarter, safer, and better every day. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate non-profit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for the association and non-profit profession and provides resources, education, ideas, and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and non-profit community. Visit ASAE at asaecenter.org.


About Business Events Canada

Destination Canada’s Business Events Canada team is charged with growing Canada’s share of international business events by promoting the country’s unique meeting, convention, and incentive event possibilities. Business Events Canada is the first point of contact for planners seeking inspiration, impartial insights, introductions and bid assistance for global events. By driving awareness of Canada’s leading economic strengths, we also help decision-makers and meeting planners leverage Canada’s intellectual capital to connect with local innovators and thought-leaders across the economic sectors in which Canada excels. Helping facilitate content-related site inspections, B-to-B exchanges and access to subject matter experts, Business Events Canada helps international organizations meet with purpose in Canada.


About Québec City Business Destination

Québec City Business Destination is the official meeting and convention bureau where planners can get all the information they need to organize any type of business and sports events in Québec City. A team of sales representatives, experts on Québec City as a host city, support meeting and event planners during each phase of the event planning process. Hotel, retail and food and beverage partners work together to provide a one-stop-shop to facilitate the event planning process.

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