G20 Executive Talk Series

Welcome

Xi Jinping

Jacques Lévesque

General Manager, Tourisme Charlevoix

Tourisme Charlevoix is proud that the 2018 G7 Summit is taking place in its region. This event holds global significance and will bring substantial benefits to Charlevoix. It represents a golden opportunity to showcase Charlevoix as a destination with a fascinating history, from the effects of an ancient meteorite’s impact to the region’s 200-year legacy as a major vacation hotspot.

When it comes to welcoming guests, Charlevoix’s know-how and traditions date back generations, to when the Manoir Richelieu first became a destination for well-heeled North American travellers. Even U.S President William Howard Taft was fond of the region, describing it as “like drinking champagne without the morning headache.” Once again, we are laying out the red carpet for world leaders, our legendary hospitality on full display.

Nestled between river and mountain, Charlevoix invites visitors to discover its unique geography and be inspired by its magnificent natural setting. There is a special energy in the air, which might owe something to the meteorite that struck here over 400 million years ago! This makes Charlevoix an ideal place to nurture creativity and cultivate new ideas – it is the perfect location for an event of this magnitude.

Charlevoix is also a hub of innovation.

Our local farmers, artisans and chefs have earned an enviable reputation for their original, high-quality products. And our passionate entrepreneurs have spearheaded a number of impressive sustainable development initiatives.

The 2018 G7 Summit will forever be remembered as an historic gathering that shone a spotlight on our region’s innovative capacity, sustainable development projects, women-led initiatives, artistic talents and culinary expertise–all with that irresistible Charlevoix charm!

There is a special energy in the air, which might owe something to the meteorite that struck here over 400 million years ago!

Jacques Lévesque
General Manager
Tourisme Charlevoix

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