Sherbrooke ranks high for hosting sports events

Record Staff
Staff Writer

The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance inaugurated a new Global Sport Impact Index at its annual conference in Halifax, and Sherbrooke is ranked third in Quebec and 16th in Canada for hosting sporting events.
Sherbrooke is also well represented in the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance as Julie Nadeau, delegate for sport and event tourism at Destination Sherbrooke, was re-elected for a second two-year term to the board of directors. The Alliance is dedicated to the development of hosting and promoting sports tourism as an engine for local economic development.
Destination Sherbrooke offers a wide range of services for organizers of sporting events ranging from the nomination file to the reception of participants. In 2017, Sherbrooke hosted 55 sporting events.