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Reinventing events in a premium destination
Add some flair to your event! The Palais des congrès in cosmopolitan Montréal is the perfect convention and exhibition centre for your next congress in a city that is a unique blend of European atmosphere and North American efficiency, sure to delight delegates.
Ranked top convention citiy in the Americas, Montréal is renowned for its first-rate gastronomy and lively spirit and is famous for having the largest bilingual workforce in Canada. It’s also reputed for being incredibly safe. The Palais des congrès is closer than you think, located a mere 50 minutes from the U.S. border and 20 minutes from Montréal-Trudeau airport which offers direct flights to over 130 destinations worldwide. The Palais is in the nucleus of this world-class metropolis, which means you’re only a few minutes by foot from 15,000 hotel rooms, not to mention historic areas like Chinatown, Old Montréal, the business sector, and the arts and entertainment district. Montréal is also a beacon of industrial and scientific progress, thanks to 11 higher learning institutions, including four major universities, and 200 research centres, making it Canada’s R&D capital.
Large facilities and an experienced staff
Since 1983, over 5,500 events have taken place at the Palais. More than 550,000 sq. ft. and 113 fully accessible and flexible multipurpose rooms, including one ef the largest columless ballrooms in Canada, equipped with the latest technology have helped make conferences and conventions a success. In collaboration with the Canada Border Services Agency, clearing event material with customs can be done on-site. Our staff of devoted and efficient experts will assist you in taking care of any administrative obligations related to hosting conventions outside the U.S. They’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure you and your visitors have a truly memorable experience.
The Palais is also proud to encourage and promote the staging of green events. We work hard to develop and maintain sustainable development practices. For instance, one of our most recent endeavours has resulted in rooftop green spaces, allowing the executive chef of our exclusive caterer Capital Catering to harvest fresh vegetables thanks to this successful urban farming project. We’ve also developed a strict Environmental Policy that reflects our commitment to being energy efficient. So you can rest assured that along with being a success, your convention will also be environmentally-friendly.
Let our advisors guide you through the process of planning and hosting your event.
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