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Quebecor Sports & Entertainment Group produces, distributes and promotes diverse cultural and entertainment content featuring Québec and international talent.The Videotron Centre, Armada de Blainville-Boisbriand, Remparts de Québec, Gestev, Musicor and Distribution Select serve up a wide variety of high-quality, multiplatform, convergent content, shows and sporting events.
Quebecor is the manager of the Videotron Centre, a public arena in Québec City, until 2040. Construction of the state-of-the-art, 18,259-seat facility began in September 2012 and the venue opened in September 2015.It offers a diverse program of sports and cultural entertainment, including major events and shows featuring locally, nationally and internationally known performers. The Videotron Centre is also the home of the Remparts de Québec, a Québec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) team.
Gestev is a dynamic event designer and organizer that has made a name for itself in Québec and internationally. Among other things, it is known for its high organization and production standards: it has injected a party-time component into every event, made them accessible to all, expanded their reach and implemented environmentally responsible management. The Snowboard Jamboree, Red Bull Crashed Ice, Vélirium cycling event, Sprint Québec, FINA Synchronised Swimming World Cup and Transat Québec Saint-Malo sailing race are just a few of the major events organized by Gestev.
Major junior hockey teams
Since 2011, the Armada de Blainville-Boisbriand hockey team has been owned by Quebecor, Joël Bouchard, Jean-Sébastien Giguère, Daniel Brière, Ian Laperrière and Pierre Gendron.The team has won the division championship and many individual and team trophies. It plays its home games at the Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau (CESR) on Grande-Allée Boulevard in Boisbriand.
The Remparts de Québec hockey team has been owned by Quebecor since 2014.Since the creation of the Remparts in 1969, hockey greats-to-be such as Maurice Filion, Guy Lafleur and Patrick Roy have played on the team. High points of the team’s history include the dream years during which the Remparts won the Memorial Cup in 1971 and the President’s Cup three times in the 1970s.In 2006, the Remparts won the Memorial Cup again. In 2006-2007 season, the team set a new league season attendance record, which it has since broken several times. Since September 2015, the Remparts de Québec have played their home games at the Videotron Centre in Québec City.