Why Montréal

A global destination and major North American hub, Montréal is the ideal meeting city. It’s easily accessible by the newly revamped Montréal Trudeau airport, only 20 minutes from downtown, where you’ll find the cutting-edge convention centre (Palais des congrès) and a wide range of hotels. Thriving economic sectors, innovative business leaders and dynamic local communities make this safe, friendly and walkable city a top host city for events of all sizes. Add to that our famous world-class culture, entertainment and culinary scenes and you’ve got the perfect blend of business and leisure, backed by the top-notch service of Team Montréal.

When you’re backed by the right team, great things happen

When you work with Business Events Montréal, we help you deliver eco-friendly events, connect you to major industry leaders, find turnkey solutions with the convention centre, plus customized financial solutions. Not only is Montréal a global hub, but it teems with excellent restaurants, festivals and events, plus it offers you a great exchange rate, so you get more value for your money.

Convention centre

Our gorgeous, BOMA certified downtown gem offers 508 756 sq. ft. of event space, state-of-the-art technology and a powerful Wi-Fi network that can support up to 20,000 users. Beyond the beauty and technology, it is very accessible and is just steps away from major attractions.


From big chains to chic boutique hotels, Montréal has something for every taste and wallet. The city offers 24,600 rooms with 16,000 downtown and 4,000 directly linked to the convention centre via the underground pedestrian network. Comfortable, classy and connected!

Hotels, convention centre and meeting sites

Meetings big and small, meet Montréal, the city of a thousand choices. From the endless possibilities of the cutting-edge Palais to the centrally located Centre Mont-Royal, plus the meeting spaces of well-appointed hotels, you’ll find something for every size, need and budget.

Offsite venues

Montréal’s offsite venues have so much personality. Get ideas sparking at historic-banks-turned-banquet halls, converted churches, cool art galleries, soaring circus spaces - even a Ferris wheel is an option! Excellent choices, with all the extra touches.

Virtual visits

Can’t be here in person? No problem. Take a peek inside some of the city’s best hotels and meeting venues to get a better sense of what Montréal has to offer. Just get cozy, then start exploring.