With its unique combination of cutting-edge North American cool and Old World sophistication, Montréal makes an ideal choice for any meeting. A major international hub, this cosmopolitan city was ranked first in the Americas by the Union of International Associations (UIA) for four consecutive years for hosting international meetings.
At Tourisme Montréal, we understand that by connecting you to the right people is key to your success. By linking you to Team Montréal, the hardworking, dynamic and dedicated individuals that make up the Montréal meetings ecosystem as well as local ambassadors and industry thought leaders, you benefit from a vibrant community of smarts, strengths and expertise. Think of us as your one-stop shop for solutions. Our team of certified meeting professionals will get you where you want to go, quickly and seamlessly.
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800 boulevard René-Lévesque West
, Montreal, Other H3B 1X9
Type of Destination Experience:
GSF Exhibit Space (Montréal Convention Centre (Palais des congrès de Montréal)): 498,874
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Hilton Montréal Bonaventure ): 302,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Place Bonaventure Exhibition Halls): 201,250
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth): 891
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: No
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 13,407
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Miles to downtown 12
Cities with non-stop flights130
International cities with direct flights70
Geographic Areas Served:
Greater Montréal area.
Why Meet in Montreal
Montréal ranked first in North America for international meetings in 2009, according to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). Host to 57 international conferences in 2009 alone, Montréal earned this ranking through years of collaboration with partners like the Palais des congrès and other meeting industry leaders.
Facilities that really facilitate: The Palais des congrès (convention centre) has a total rental space of 472,884 sq. ft., including 105 meeting rooms and venues and 3 terraces.
Accessibility: Getting here couldn’t be easier. With over 200 U.S. and international flights touching down at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport daily, Montréal is easily accessible from most major destinations.