Trade show

The Palais des congrès is the largest trade show site in Canada

Showcase yourself, successfully!
Are you looking for the best way to ensure the success of your trade show? Choose the Palais des congrès de Montréal, a modern and prestigious convention and exhibition centre in the heart of a city that is known for its economic vitality and joie de vivre.

Montréal, an economic hub
A vibrant destination that attracts visitors from around the world, Montréal is a city of knowledge and a crossroads of creativity and innovation. A bilingual economic metropolis of 3.9 million people with a GDP of $129 billion, Montréal demonstrates exceptional economic vitality.

  • 7,000 active members in its chamber of commerce
  • Named “Best Major American City for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Strategy” by fDi Magazine
  • Total investments of more than $14 billion in 2013 in real estate projects and urban revitalization

A prime location with easy access
Located in the heart of the action, the Palais is at the junction of the Business District, the International District, Chinatown, Old Montréal and the Entertainment District, and is within walking distance of 15,300 hotel rooms.

The Palais is also easily accessible by public transit, with direct access to the subway, by bicycle, on foot, by train, or by car, thanks to 1,600 indoor parking spaces, and links directly to downtown Montréal’s underground pedestrian network.

For those coming from outside the city, Montréal is less than 45 miles (72 kilometres) from the U.S. border. The Montréal-Trudeau airport is just 20 minutes from the city center and offers direct flights to over 130 destinations worldwide.

World-class installations
Our multipurpose facilities provide opportunities for unlimited flexibility. The Palais has nearly 500,000 sq. ft. (46,000 m2) of exhibition space in an ultramodern technological environment. It offers a surface area of 230,000 sq. ft. (21,281 m2) on one floor, including one of the largest columnless rooms in Canada 49,995 sq. ft. (4,645 m2).

A vast range of services
The Palais offers many distinctive services to facilitate the organization of your event and ensure its success:

  • The Palais Customer Portal offers an electronic interface that is unique in Canada, where you can place your orders online 24/7.  Fast, user-friendly and secure, the Portal makes it easy to participate in a show at the Palais.
  • Fast, reliable telecommunications services, perfectly adapted to your needs
  • A digital signage network offering new visibility spaces for your event

New revenue-generation opportunities
The technology available at the Palais has been designed to enable you to offer new spaces to your sponsors with a wireless access portal, digital signage screens and an e-commerce platform. Find out more about these new revenue-generation opportunities.

Worry-free logistics
At the Palais des congrès, you’ve all the logistic advantages:

  • On-site storage space
  • An official customs clearance point recognized by the Canada Border Services Agency
  • 18 loading docks and an indoor waiting area capable of accommodating ten 53-foot trailer trucks at once
  • High load capacity

A team of reliable partners
Our team of experts is committed to excellence, which has translated into a customer satisfaction rating of 90%, year after year. You can rely on our dedicated and enthusiastic staff to support you every step of the way.

By choosing the Palais des congrès de Montréal, you have a winning combination to ensure the success of your show.

Let our team show you how we can help build your most successful event ever.

Ventes Exposition commerciale
Claude Noël
514 871-8122
1 800 268-8122


Ventes Exposition commerciale
Sophie Argaud
514 871-8122
1 800 268-8122

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