Global civil society activity in Canada
Canada is a country in North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering over 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest binational land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
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From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Top 25 over 20 years
Canada is ranked #14 over a 20 year period,
with 5909 meetings since 2001.
Top 25 in 2021Canada is ranked #14 in 2021, with 131 meetings.
Local UIA Partner
Palais des congrès de Montréalwebsite: http://congresmtl.com/
Montréal, the leading host city in the Americas for international events (UIA 2018), is a hub of higher learning and innovation. The Montréal area is home to no less than 11 university institutions, 200 research centres and 65 international organizations! It ranked among the most reputable and high-tech cities in the world according to The Reputation Institute and Business Insider, respectively. Also known for its nightlife and gastronomic cuisine, Montréal is a safe, cosmopolitan city where French, English and 140 other languages are spoken.
Recipient of the highest quality standards certification in the industry, the Palais des congrès de Montréal houses 48,000 m2 (510,000 sq. ft.) of event rental space, including 113 rooms and spaces equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology. Located at the heart of a city accessible by plane, train or car, This carbon neutral and BOMA BEST certified venue features a unique architecture, and serves as a customs clearance point by the Canadian border services. Some 16,000 hotel rooms are nearby within a 10-minute walk, 4,000 of which are linked to the Palais via Montréal’s underground city. As a true team player, the Palais works closely with industry partners.
What really sets the Palais experience apart are its creative professionals with a customer satisfaction rate reaching 92%. Our team is passionate about providing outstanding service and working side-by-side with organizers from the bidding phase to the event’s closing by responding to their needs with actions that deliver results.
Local UIA Partner
Tourism Torontowebsite: https://www.seetorontonow.com/
Client Services at Business Events Toronto 360° Service to organizations from around the world meeting in Canada’s Downtown. It offers tools, resources and connections, all highly valuable assets for clients hosting their meetings in Toronto.
From large city-wide conventions, conferences, trade shows and everything in between, the Business Events Toronto team offers market insight, industry experience, personal attention, with access to the best and brightest the city has to offer. Their team is the link between a client’s vision and the city resources available, including a network of more than 1,000 member businesses, with access to a wide variety of inspiring venues, spaces, places and people suited to their needs.
Business Events Toronto offers services including but not limited to:
- Attendance-building and promotional resources commencing with year prior support to assist through planning, coordination and execution of events
- Assistance with site selection and visits
- Customized microsites
- Customs and immigrations liaisons
- Assistance in identifying local leaders in your field
- Access to innovative partnerships within the local community
- Media support including PR, social media and online resources
Local UIA Partner
Tourisme Montréalwebsite: http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/
Looking to create a unique atmosphere for your event? We can propose a wide range of venues to meet your specific needs.
Team Montréal is a coalition of the city’s meetings and convention industry leaders, dedicated to making your Montréal experience simple, efficient and successful. Think of us as your all-in-one planning facilitator. We’ll seamlessly orchestrate a made-to-measure event tailored to your needs, combining superb service with a forward-thinking approach to guarantee you added value and superior ROI.
Tourisme Montréal offers a wide range of free services and tools to help make
your event a smash hit:
- Assistance of a manager from our head office in Montréal, or our satellite offices in Washington, Chicago or Paris
- Coordination of your requests for proposals with member hotels, DMCs and PCOs
- Creation of detailed and personalized presentations of all Montréal services, events and attractions
- Research to find meeting rooms, exhibition halls and hotel rooms which best suit your needs
- Recommendations on rate negotiations and site availability
- Assistance in preparing your preliminary budget
- Assistance in finding and securing financing from the public or private sector
- Production of bid documents
- Assistance in identifying local leaders in your field
- Free plane tickets to Montréal to present the bid or to conduct a site inspection
- Development of promotional tools: brochures, videos, photos, etc.
Organizations based in Canada
International Union of Food Science and Technology - Guelph ON
International Association of Agricultural Economists - Toronto ON
International Civil Aviation Organization - Montréal QC
International Actuarial Association - Ottawa ON
World Association for Christian Communication - Toronto ON
International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Winnipeg MB
Deafblind International - Paris ON
International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Associations - Montréal QC
World Federation of Hemophilia - Montréal QC
International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance - Ottawa ON
Airports Council International - Montréal QC
World Federation of Chiropractic - Toronto ON
International Society of Limnology - Montréal QC
International Federation of Biosafety Associations - Ottawa ON
International Society of Sport Psychology - Sudbury ON
ICASO - Toronto ON
Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management - Ottawa ON
International Society for Fibrinolysis and Proteolysis - Hamilton ON
International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity - Calgary AB
International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication - Toronto ON
International Congress on Fracture - Vancouver BC
International Bridge Press Association - Kingston ON
World Confederation of Productivity Science - Montréal QC
Dance and the Child International - Toronto ON
International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law - Vancouver BC
Future Events in CanadaSpring Meeting – Electrochemical Society - Montréal QC2027 World Congress – Association internationale de linguistique appliquée - Vancouver BC2027 Annual Congress – Liga Medicorum Homoeopathica Internationalis - Vancouver BC2026 Annual Meeting – American Society of Human Genetics - Vancouver BC2026 International Conference on Geosynthetics – International Geosynthetics Society - Montréal QC2026 World Congress – International Board on Books for Young People - Ottawa ON2026 Quadrennial Congress – International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing - Toronto ON2026 Annual Meeting – International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation - Toronto ON2026 Biennial Symposium – Joint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Toronto ON2026 International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW) – International Snow Science Workshop - Toronto ON2026 Annual Conference – Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry - Toronto ON2026 World Congress – International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders - Toronto ON2025 Quinquennial International Meeting – Alcoholics Anonymous World Services - Vancouver BC2025 Annual Convention – Rotary International - Calgary AB
Past Events in Canada
2022 Biennial Conference – International Federation of Health Plans - Vancouver BC
2022 World Congress on Probation and Parole – World Congress on Probation and and Parole - Ottawa ON
2022 Conference – International Society of Air Breathing Engines - Ottawa ON
2022 International Symposium on Women and Addiction – International Council on Alcohol and Addictions - New Brunswick
2022 International Conference – International Research Association for History and Social Sciences Education - Trois Rivières QC
2022 Conference – Guidelines International Network - Toronto ON
2022 REVES Meeting – Réseau Espérance de Vie en Santé - Halifax NS
2022 Annual Conference – International Downtown Association - Vancouver BC
2022 World Congress on Pain – International Association for the Study of Pain - Toronto ON
2022 ISV Annual Congress – International Society for Vaccines - Québec QC
2022 Biennial Congress – International Federation of Healthcare Engineering - Toronto ON
2022 Scientific Symposium – World Professional Association For Transgender Health - Montréal QC
2022 Annual Scientific Meeting – International Spinal Cord Society - Vancouver BC
2022 Open Access Publishing Conference – International Political Science Association – Konrad Adenauer Foundation – American Political Science Association
2022 Academic Congress – Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons - Montréal QC
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