The Québec Government Office in New York is Québec’s primary representation in the United States. The Office promotes the interests of Québec in the following sectors: business, investment, government institutions, education, culture and public affairs. Inaugurated in 1940, the Office serves the Mid Atlantic region, which includes eight states.

Covered territories

Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

Services

Public Affairs

  • Provide information on Québec’s policies and programs.
  • Maintain relations with news media and press agencies serving the region.
  • Maintain bilateral relations with the Mid-Atlantic States.
  • Inform universities, research centres and other interest groups of Québec’s educational initiatives.
  • Promote Québec studies and collaborative projects.
  • Coordinate Québec’s Francophonie initiatives among the region’s Francophone and Francophile communities.

Cultural Affairs

  • Promote Québec culture and artists in the United States.
  • Help Québec artists and their agents, distributors and/or galleries in the United States by providing advice and financial or logistical support.
  • Maintain relations with distribution/broadcast networks and serve as intermediary between those networks and Québec’s cultural community.

Economic Affairs

  • Promote Québec’s products and sectors of excellence.
  • Inform Americans of the advantages of doing business in Québec.
  • Assist Québec goods and services exporters in seeking and identifying appropriate distribution channels (retailers, distributers, representatives, manufacturing agents, etc.).
  • Provide information and guidance pertaining to markets and regulations.
  • Assist companies seeking partners for joint ventures, strategic alliances, and technology transfers.

Investissement Québec

  • Offers financial products and tax measures to companies wishing to expand their business internationally.
  • Helps these companies find a location that suits their needs and forge strategic alliances with local partners.