Why the Palais - Montréal Convention Centre

Why the PalaisKnowledge hub and vector for Montréal creativity

Our venue is the top host destination in the Americas for international conferences, reputed worldwide for its architecture and innovative spirit. We thrive on being a partner of choice for organizers regardless of the scope and size of the event. Whether onsite or hybrid, an event at the Palais is an unforgettable experience abetted by a talented team and outstanding services.

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Advanced event technology, ultramodern rental space and exceptional planning services. These spearhead the defining features of the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Whether live or hybrid events, the Palais is among the top convention and exhibition centres in the world for generating special moments, staging unforgettable events, and delivering uniquely spectacular immersive experiences.

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The future of events is here

Communications, streaming and webcasting, gastronomy, planning, production… Our range of services is built to eclipse expectations and push boundaries. We offer the best the event world has to offer through effective creative solutions and exclusive expertise tailored to all situations.

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In the heart of Montréal

To choose the Palais is to avail yourself of a perfect location for exploring the city while making the most of your precious time.

  • Right downtown, near all the attractions and 20 minutes from the airport 
  • 16,000 hotel rooms within 10 minutes on foot
  • 4,000 hotel rooms accessible via Montréal’s underground city

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A carbon-neutral building

Among the very first convention centres to operate a carbon-neutral building, the Palais offsets its GHG emissions from the building’s energy use by contributing to tree planting efforts at Université Laval’s Montmorency Forest, the largest university teaching and research forest in the world.

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A remarkable venue in a remarkable city

Montréal is a breeding ground for innovation, world-renowned for its energy and trademark “joie de vivre.” The Palais is a meeting ground for knowledge-sharing and creativity, constantly adding to the city’s effervescence.


Limitless possibilities

Our event spaces at the Palais are astoundingly versatile. From circus performances on the terrace and popup coffee shops in the halls, to rooms specially-configured for networking sessions and ballrooms for grand occasions, our event managers have seen it all! So much space for your creativity to roam in, and when you join forces, the possibilities are infinite!

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Numbers that speak for themselves

A leading venue for events, conferences and exhibitions for nearly four decades, the Palais has hosted over 8,300 events. It houses 4,726 sqm (508,756 sq. ft.) of multipurpose space and enjoys a customer satisfaction rate of almost 93%, making it a total standout in the industry.


OASIS immersion: Montréal’s new experience-driven attraction

2,000 square metres of possibility, three immersive rooms outfitted with 105 laser projectors and 119 surround-sound speakers, plus a gift shop and bistro: Welcome to OASIS immersion. This marvel of a public attraction can also be rented for conferences, virtual or hybrid events, filming and corporate meetings. A gateway to even more options!

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The Ambassadors Club

The Palais attracts and brings together the best and brightest from a broad range of disciplines. It’s something we’re very proud of! Whether the subject is medicine, aerospace, IT, the arts, technology, etc., our Club members, who are as personable as they are brilliant, give of their time and expertise to enrich the content of conferences, visits and presentations of everyone who walks through the Palais’ doors.

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Planning an event ?

Contact us > By email at [email protected] or by phone at 514 871-8122 or 1 800 268-8122 (toll-free in Canada)