The Québec City Convention Centre launched its updated website this week.
The project was carried out in collaboration with digital agency iXmédia from June 2022 to April 2023. Users will find the same information as before, but with an optimized browsing experience that meets web accessibility standards.
“We are pleased to offer our clients and the general public a platform wit a clearly optimized user experience that meets web accessibility standards,” explained Pierre-Michel Bouchard, president and CEO of the Québec City Convention Centre.The site has been updated to meet the Québec government’s web accessibility standards. iXmédia used more than eight verification tools – screen readers, automated validation tools, external tools, etc. – to perform web accessibility tests, which measured the responsive integration of the site, rendering of information, colour contrasts and more.
In addition to achieving better web performance, the website now features a design and level of usability that better reflects the unconventional character of the Québec City Convention Centre.
Event organizers will be able to more easily consult floor plans, services offered at the convention centre, and resources for organizing an eco-friendly conference, convention and business meeting.
Exhibitors will access a simplified tool for ordering their services for trade shows. Visitors and event attendees will benefit from a redesigned calendar of events and practical information for planning visits to the facility.
The Québec City Convention Centre will host 12 international conferences in 2023 as well as a host of national, provincial and local events. The 12 major international conferences alone represent more than $17.9 million in economic spin-offs for the region. Nearly 7,000 event attendees will visit Québec City by December 2023. The average duration of these international conferences is four days.
Among these major scientific gatherings, seven are being held for the first time in Québec City. These events will focus on advances in aluminum and fluorine chemistry, medical education, hydrogen safety, northern environmental research, and much more