Universal accessibility | Palais des congrès de Montréal

Universal accessibilityA remarkable meeting place for everyone — with no exceptions

The events and facilities at the Palais des congrès are accessible to people with reduced mobility and have received the “Total Access” accessibility rating from Kéroul, a Québec organization dedicated to promoting tourism and culture for people with restricted physical ability.

Accessibilité Palais des congrès Montréal

Available equipment at the Palais

  • Access ramps
  • Wheelchair lifting devices
  • TTY signalling for telephones
  • FM assistive listening for the hearing impaired
  • Teletypewriter service
  • Toilets equipped with electric doors*
  • Visual and audible emergency signals

    *Toilets equipped with electric doors are strategically located and easy to find.

Accessibilité Palais des congrès Montréal

Wheelchair rentals and parking permit holders

Our garage offers reserved spaces for people with reduced mobility. Visitors who have reserved a wheelchair can pick it up at the checkroom. To locate the reserved parking spaces and the checkroom, refer to the Getting to the Palais page.


Accessibilité Palais des congrès Montréal

An attentive and inclusive welcome, recognized the world over

Year after year, the Palais makes a point of following the evolution of Canadian and American accessibility standards, the building code and Québec laws on the educational, professional, and social accessibility rights of persons with reduced mobility.

The Palais has invaluable experience in holding events that require attention to special needs.

  • IMC 2015 – International Mobility Conference – 375 delegates
  • Destinations for all World Summit 2014 – 300 delegates
  • The 2013 Planetree Annual Conference – 500 delegates
  • The 3rd World Parkinson Congress 2013 – 3,700 delegates
  • The 2010, 2011, and 2012 Special Olympic Festival – 1,000 participants
  • 13th Biennial International Conference, International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) 2008 – 1,400 delegates
  • The 9th International Conference on Low Vision 2008 – 1,800 delegates
  • The 11th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled People 2008 – 1,200 delegates
  • The 14th Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf 2003 – 2,000 delegates

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