About evenko

evenko is a Quebec company which has become the most important independent promoter and producer in Canada. Presenting more than 1,200 musical, family and sporting events annually throughout the province of Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the eastern United States, evenko plays host to the biggest entertainers in the world and invests in the development and promotion of Quebec artists. evenko is also the creator and producer of four festivals: Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, Heavy MONTRÉAL, IleSoniq which are all held at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, as well as the Festival YUL EAT. evenko is also the exclusive manager of the Bell Centre, the Corona Theatre and the future Place Bell in Laval. In January 2016, Pollstar, the entertainment industry’s most respected source, ranked evenko as the top promoter in Canada and the 8th most important promoter in North America. The evenko trademark is the property of L'Aréna des Canadiens Inc.

Leader in Event Production and Distribution in Quebec

  • evenko is the largest independent presenter / producer / promoter of shows in Quebec and Canada
  • evenko reaches 1.5 million spectators per year
  • Over 1200 performances a year in over one hundred different venues, mainly in Quebec
  • evenko propelled the Bell Centre to a top-ten ranking among the world’s best arenas according to the renowned Pollstar Magazine
  • One in four evenko productions is for family audiences: The Lion King, Disney on Ice, and Toupie and Binou, to name but a few
  • Strong partnerships with entertainment industry leaders: Live Nation, AEG, and Feld Entertainment
  • Great collaboration with the major media have provided evenko with exceptional media coverage in both French and English, providing top visibility to our partner

Pillar of the Quebec Cultural Industry

  • Artists in production (2011 and Projected 2012): Don Juan, Philippe Bond, Blues de la Métropole, Alex Barrette, Sugar Sammy, Toupie and Binou
  • More than 300 shows per year presented by local artists
  • Producers of two major international festivals at Parc Jean-Drapeau: OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival and HEAVY MTL
  • Close to 400 events per year in 27 Montreal venues from the Olympic Stadium and Place-des-Arts to Théâtre Corona and l’Olympia
  • More than 300 shows per year in Quebec City and in the greater Quebec region in 53 different venues

Creator of major economic and tourism benefits for Montreal and Quebec

32% of spectators who attend evenko productions in Montreal are tourists / day visitors, of which 10% travel from outside of Quebec. This represents more than 200,000 tourists per year in Montreal.

U2 360° Tour concerts at the Montreal Hippodrome

  • 162,000 spectators over two evenings, 36 % tourists
  • Estimated investments generating economic impact of more than $ 30M

International Festivals: OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival and HEAVY MTL

  • More than 114,000 spectators in 2011, of which 50% were tourists
  • More than 130 artists performed at the 2011 editions of these two festivals