Montréal crowned top city in the Americas for international meetings by the Union of International Associations (UIA)

Montréal couronnée meilleure ville dans les Amériques pour les réunions internationales par l’Union of International Associations (UIA)

Montréal ranks at the top again! For the seventh consecutive year, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has named Montréal the top city in the Americas for international meetings.

This recognition comes just weeks after Montréal was named the best destination for international association events in North America by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).

Montréal’s international standing as a premier city for organizing conferences and meetings is the result of the collaborative efforts of Tourisme Montréal, the Palais des congrès de Montréal, and all stakeholders involved in the development of business tourism.

These accolades are a source of great pride and reflect the outstanding work done by our teams to attract and host conferences and business meetings in our city. I am confident that we will continue to excel in these rankings and develop business tourism, which represents not only an economic opportunity but also the beneficial sharing of scientific knowledge for future generations
Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal.

This recognition speaks to Tourisme Montréal’s and the Palais’s unwavering commitment to providing an exceptional experience. Beyond the economic, intellectual, and social benefits, it is Montréal’s creativity, open-mindedness, and expertise that continue to shine globally
Emmanuelle Legault, President and CEO of the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

Montréal also ranks among the top 20 cities worldwide hosting the most international association meetings. In 2023, after hosting over 8,000 meetings, the UIA placed Montréal ahead of cities such as Washington, Toronto, Buenos Aires, and Mexico.