Convention and Event Fund 

Trois-Rivières is very active in developing business tourism and aspires to be one of the top ranking destinations for conventions and events.

Innovation et Développement économique Trois-Rivières has a team fully dedicated to this sector offering support in planning and organizing various events free of charge. 

  • Needs assessment 
  • Site inspection visits 
  • Bid management 
  • Tailored logistics 
  • Hospitality service 
  • Consulting and referral services 

Fund objective 

The objective of the Convention and Event Fund is to boost the economic benefits of business tourism by increasing the number of conventions and events held in Trois-Rivières.

Eligibility criteria  

  • The event must generate a minimum of 50 overnight stays in hotels partnered with Innovation et Développement économique Trois-Rivières.
  • The organizer must be holding a convention or event for the first time in Trois-Rivières or for the first time in at least five years. 
  • Financial assistance may be awarded to an event for two consecutive years or more provided the organization signed a contract for subsequent editions at the outset.

Details of financial assistance

50 overnight stays or more: $10 per night 
The financial assistance is paid directly to the organization responsible for the event in the form of a cash grant. A cheque will be issued following the event upon proof of final payment to the hotelier and confirmation of the number of overnight stays.

Submit an application 

Please contact Anne-Laurence Garceau, Commercial Representative, 819 374-4061, ext. 5136 or [email protected] 

Partnering with you to plan your business events is our specialty. And our services are free of charge!

Anne-Laurence Garceau
Anne-Laurence Garceau Commercial Representative 819 374-4061 ext. 5136 [email protected]