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The Quebec ski industry convened in Rivière-du-Loup

Terrebonne, May 17, 2017
The Association of Quebec Ski Resorts (ASSQ) invites ski industry artisans and collaborators to its annual conference, which will take place from May 30 to June 1 next in the Bas-Saint-Laurent, specifically at the Hôtel Universel in Rivière-du-Loup. Several topics will be covered during these three days, including the unveiling of several research and initiatives aimed at improving the economic performance of this winter tourism industry, which is of capital importance for Québec.


The conference will be an opportunity to learn more about the issues related to ski resorts. Conferences and workshops will be presented to better understand the industry’s development challenges and to seize the opportunities associated with the new program to support the development of tourism strategies and the implementation of the Atlantic Alliance. tourism industry of Quebec (AITQ). Whether it is the speech of Martin Soucy of AITQ, the presentation of Hydro-Québec’s action plan for industry or the unveiling of the economic and financial study of ski resorts by Professor Emeritus Michel Archambault, the conference will be an opportunity to propel the ski industry to new heights.


Detailed programming is available Here. Note that it is still possible to register for the event by contacting the QSSA at 450 765-2012, extension 113.


« The 2017 QSSA conference promises to be very promising » says Daniel Rochon, Chairman of the Board. « More than 40 stations and 200 participants have already confirmed their presence for the event in Rivière-du-Loup. The two days of meetings will be an opportunity to bring together key players in the industry to discuss major issues in our tourism sector » said one who is also vice-president and general manager, Eastern Region, Mont-Sainte-Anne and the Stoneham Tourist Resort.

About the Quebec Ski Resorts Association

Founded in 1979, the Association of Quebec Ski Resorts (QSSA) is a non-profit organization made up of 74 businesses in the field of recreational ski tourism. Alpine skiing and snowboarding are practiced by approximately 1.4 million Quebecers. The QSSA’s mission is to represent and defend the interests of Quebec ski resorts. It is also aimed at promoting alpine skiing as well as improving the quality of the product and the performance of ski resorts..