CONVENTION CENTRE (PALAIS DES CONGRÈS DE MONTRÉAL)
Our convention centre is high-tech, green and right downtown.
Located right in the heart of the city, Montréal’s convention centre, Palais des congrès de Montréal, is not your average meeting venue. Behind its iconic multi-coloured façade, this BOMA BEST certified facility offers 508 756 sq. ft. (47 265 m²) of event space for association meetings, trade shows, corporate events, galas and more. The high-tech facility is also boasts a massive rooftop patio with breathtaking views of Montréal. We’re sure you’ll love it. Find out why!
The Palais des congrès de Montréal is located right in the downtown core, just steps away from many historic sites, world-class shopping and dining, the Old Port and the Entertainment District. More than 16,000 hotel rooms are located within a 10-minute walk, including approximately 4,000 rooms that are directly accessible via an underground pedestrian network.
Meetings of all types and sizes can be accommodated in the flexible rental space, which includes 113 meeting rooms, reception halls, VIP lounges, boardrooms, ballrooms and offices. The facility is also home to one of Canada’s largest columnless halls. The possibilities are limitless!
The Palais features state-of-the-art technology and a powerful Wi-Fi network. Digital displays include the latest generation of 55” HD screens and two video walls located right in the convention centre’s high-traffic area. The Palais can also help you set up an e-commerce platform to facilitate product/service transactions.
The Palais is proud to offer meeting planners the possibility of generating new sources of revenue for their events. These include sponsor visibility on the Wi-Fi connection page, on video walls, and more!
ART, ENVIRONMENT AND ACCESSIBILITY
The Palais des congrès de Montréal is an internationally recognized art icon, in addition to being a green building and it is also fully accessible to people with reduced mobility. Beyond the beauty of the bold art installations, the Palais has launched many sustainability initiatives , such as the urban agriculture lab on the roof. Event planners can also get personalized support to achieve ecological goals specific to their projects. Planners and delegates will appreciate the ramps, personal elevators, electric washroom doors and wheelchair loans that help make the facility enjoyable for everyone.
Among its already extensive list of awards and accolades, the Palais earned Gold certification from the Quality Standards Program of the International Association of Convention Centers (AIPC), joining the elite ranks of convention centres around the globe. This certification is a testament to the Palais’ quality service and infrastructure, sound management and ever-evolving programs to offer delegates a top-notch meeting experience!