Special Guest Appearances


Get Inspired! See breathtaking presentations and hear from seasoned adventure travelers as they share incredible stories of the thrill of their adventures. Industry experts, celebrity guests and world-class film screenings, add to the enjoyable elements of entertainment and education of the show.

*Please note: All presentations are provided in French only.

Alex Godard

Alex Godard is an adventure filmmaker, who will be presenting two short films at the show. The first is about his journey across Iceland, more than 300km in complete autonomy through the untouched nature of Iceland. In his second short film, he presents his 145 km solo hiking adventure from one end of Madeira Island to the other.

Virginie LeMay

Presented By Roadloft

Laurence and Samuel, the founders of Roadloft, spent 3 years traveling around the United States in a modified minivan before creating an alternative solution to the camper. In this conference, they will present tips on how to enjoy the van life with more simplicity and freedom.

Camille Marchand

Presented By Canot Kayak Québec

The Blue Route is a national network under development in Quebec. It inspires the discovery of Quebec through our paddling routes in a safe environment, and in respect with an ecoresponsible practice. It offers us the opportunity to reconnect with our origins and our collective heritage that are our bodies of water in Quebec.

André M Bergeron

André M Bergeron has been sailing for more than forty years on all bodies of water here and elsewhere. Sometimes in a sailboat, sometimes in a sea kayak. His many publications (Québec Yachting, Espaces, Small Craft Advisor) speak of outings at sea or on the river, alone or with his family. A founding member of the Maine Island Trail Association since 1989, he founded the Wooden Boat Enthusiasts Association in 1994, and in the following years, launched the project of a maritime trail along the St. Lawrence River. In 2005, he published Naviguer en petites embarcations. He is a member of the Club de Voiles des Deux-Montagnes.

Emilie Gigurere

Presented By Hurtigruten Group

Emilie Gigurere introduces us to the wild beauty and unique ecosystem of the Galapagos Islands, making it an ideal destination for expedition cruises. Discover the giant tortoises, marine iguanas and other iconic wildlife of the Galapagos.