The partners for the event in Québec City

Thanks to our partners!


As Canada’s leading cooperative financial group, Desjardins is proud to present RDV 2017 and to encourage teambuilding and workplace training through the Sail On Board program.


True continental gateway, the Port of Québec maintains business relations with over 60 countries. Its strategic location is its best calling card, as it provides the shortest route by sea between Europe and the Great Lakes.

Ocean, a major Quebec company, offers naval construction and repair, dredging, specialized marine equipment rentals, harbour towing and marine transportation, in Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick as well as Newfoundland and Labrador. The company has close to 850 employees and is one of the largest integrated maritime solution providers in Canada.

Hyundai Auto Canada, established in 1983 and headquartered in Markham, Ontario, is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout Canada by Hyundai Auto Canada and are sold and serviced through more than 210 dealerships nationwide. Hyundai is also the first to offer its zero-emissions Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle to Canadian customers. More information about Hyundai and its vehicles can be found here

Founded in 1905, Alex Coulombe is a family-owned business that bottles major brands including Pepsi, 7UP, Mountain Dew, Mug, Crush, Schweppes and Montellier sparkling water in the Québec City region. Alex Coulombe also distributes Aquafina, Dole, Lipton and Gatorade products. The company boasts 385 employees at its Québec City production facility and four distribution centres in Trois-Rivières, Saint-Georges (Beauce), La Malbaie and Rivière-du-Loup

Croisières AML is a family owned enterprise established in Quebec since 1972.  It is the most important cruise/excursion company in Canada with 24 boats operating in 10 ports in the province of Quebec. The quality, originality and diversity of the company's cruises bring happiness, emotion and wonder to more than 550,000 passengers each year. The impeccable service and the warm welcome offered by its 650 employees have made the company famous for 45 years.


The Government of Canada, through the Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Canada 150 Fund, is the leading partner in this signature event.

Tourisme Québec and the Secrétariat à la Capitale-Nationale are providing support for this major event.

Rendez-vous 2017 honours the long maritime tradition of the City of Québec and is a major event.

Québec City Tourism counts more than 850 members in Québec City. The Québec City tourism office, guides and leads tourism industry growth and contributes to industry prosperity through its marketing and development efforts, hospitality services for tourists, and information to the industry.

Commission de la capitale nationale du Québec plays a role in urban planning and enhancement, historic preservation, and various activities that encourage everyone to discover and enjoy Québec’s capital city. The Commission owns and manages many historically significant sites, parks, and green spaces. It is with great pride that the Commission welcomes the celebrations for the 2017 Tall Ships Rendez-vous to Place des Canotiers—the new maritime gateway to Québec City.

The mission of Réseau de transport de la Capitale is to provide residents with better access to the city through quality public transit at the best price for everyone. In doing so, RTC helps provide a cleaner environment and a quality urban infrastructure that supports local economic, social, and cultural development.


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