La Capitale presents the 2019 QMJHL draft at the Videotron Centre
Quebec City, Wednesday April 17, 2019 – The Quebec Remparts’ organization today announced that La Capitale becomes the official presenting sponsor of the QMJHL 2019 Draft that will take place on June 8th at the Videotron Centre. La Capitale is already a major sponsor of both the Videotron Centre and the Quebec Remparts. Videotron and Castrol will also collaborate to this prestigious event as associate sponsors.
During that day, a total of 252 players coming from the Province of Quebec and those of the Maritimes as well as some of the Eastern regions of the United States will be selected by one of the 18 QMJHL teams. All hockey fans are invited to attend this event for free.
“La Capitale, which has its headquarters here in Quebec City, is an important economic player in the region and all over Quebec. We’ve been partners for two years now and we’re extremely happy with this new partnership. It undoubtedly represents a powerful addition that will help boost the event notoriety across all targeted regions”, stated Yves Cinq-Mars, the Executive Sales Director for the Quebecor Sports & Entertainment Group.
It is also worth noting that La Capitale is currently the official presenting sponsor of the Videotron Centre Event Calendar, in addition to having the naming rights of La Capitale Loft which is decorated with the brand colours and which consists of a premium place to host a corporate clientele.
“La Capitale is already engaged in the performing of various cultural and sporting events through the current partnership with the Videotron Centre and the Quebec Remparts. It was thus an easy decision for us to pursue our contribution to the success of such an exciting event, that is the QMHJL annual draft. I’m am inviting all hockey fans to attend this major event” added Jean St-Gelais, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services.
About the Quebec Remparts
The Quebec Remparts hockey club, a property of Quebecor Sports & Entertainment, is part of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League which involves 18 teams located in the Province of Quebec and those of the Maritimes. Since 1997, the Quebec Remparts are deeply routed in the region of Quebec and have been able to develop a sense of belonging with its population across the entire territory.
About La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services
La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services, created in 1940, has a strong presence across Quebec and throughout Canada. With over 2,686 employees and guided by the values of mutualism on which it was founded, La Capitale works with clients to build, protect and value what they feel counts for their financial security. It offers insurance products and financial services to the general public as well as to Quebec public service employees. With assets of $7.4 billion, La Capitale occupies a choice position among leading insurers in Canada. Given its key social and economic role, La Capitale contributes to the cultural and social vitality of the community by being actively involved with numerous events and organizations.