Montréal is a win-win destination for everyone. Delegates love the city for its vibrant culture, creativity… and je ne sais quoi. And your organization will love it for the stellar conference attendance and solid bottom line. Rest assured when you plan a conference in Montréal: for the past three years, attendance forecasts for meetings was clocked at 107.5%. We’re so confident your conference will be a hit that we’ll honour our financial commitment to the anticipated number of attendees.
Convention Centre at a fixed exchange rate. Guaranteed.
Benefit from the best exchange rate when you host your conference at the award-winning Palais des congrès de Montréal. If it increases after you book your event, we’ll guarantee the same exchange rate as when you reserved.
That’s not all we guarantee. Carbon neutrality and accessibility for delegates with limited mobility are also a sure thing at the Palais. And when delegates arrive, they’ll enjoy a luminous conference centre with modular spaces, urban art and a stunning rooftop patio… all within easy walking distance of 16,000 hotel rooms.
A day of meetings in Montréal can cost up to 84% less than in some major US cities.
Both the US dollar and the Euro have surpassed the Canadian dollar 85% of the time for the past two decades and the exchange rate on the US dollar has been steadied at $1.30 for several years. That’s 30% more food and fun for the money!
What’s more, international organizations can claim a rebate of up to 100% of the tax (GST/QST) on conference-related expenses, from meeting room rental to food and beverages.
YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport is less than a two-hour flight for over 170 million Americans and welcomes flights from over 150 destinations worldwide.
Once delegates touchdown in YUL, over 70 downtown hotels are just 12 miles away via express bus or easy transportation.
And no matter where you’re planning from, our team makes borders a breeze by connecting you to expert customs brokers. They’ll ensure all your goods arrive on time and are returned efficiently after the event is over.
With a spellbinding array of annual festivals, a thriving foodie culture and an enviable artistic scene, Montréal – named a UNESCO City of Design – is a living work of art. It delivers big-city experiences with small-town hospitality that your attendees will find irresistible. Not just fun to visit, Montréal is also a giant playground for business.
Montréal is also THE place to host a meeting where everyone feels safe and welcome. Study after study shows that it’s one of the safest cities in the world and one of the most popular destinations for travellers from all orientations and cultures.