Global civil society activity in Montréal, Canada

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Montréal is ranked #14 over a 20 year period,
with 5909 meetings since 2001.

Top 25 in 2021

Montréal is ranked #14 in 2021, with 131 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Palais des congrès de Montréal


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.

Organizations based in Montréal

International Society of Limnology Est. 1922

International Association for Dialogue Analysis Est. 1990

International Research Society of Spinal Deformities Est. 1994

International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation

International University Theatre Association Est. 1994

Association internationale et interdisciplinaire sur la chaîne des médicaments

International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association Est. 1993

International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement Est. 1990

International Xenotransplantation Association Est. 1998

International Scientific Committee on Shot Peening

Commission internationale pour l'histoire des universités Est. 1960

Voices Without Frontiers Est. 1996

Staff Association of the International Civil Aviation Organization Est. 1948

International Society for In Vitro Fertilization

Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society

World Wide Hearing Est. 2003

Global Partnership on Local and Subnational Action for Biodiversity Est. 2008

World Youth Parliament for Water Est. 1998

International Academy of Law and Mental Health Est. 1981

Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership Est. 1992

International Society of Dynamic Games Est. 1990

Alternatives International

The Butterfly Effect Est. 2010

NewCities Foundation Est. 2010

Canada World Youth Est. 1971

View More profiles (255 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Montréal

2029 Spring MeetingElectrochemical Society

2026 International Conference on GeosyntheticsInternational Geosynthetics Society

2025 Annual ConferenceInternational Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes

2025 International Conference on Emergency MedicineInternational Federation for Emergency Medicine

2025 Spring MeetingElectrochemical Society

2025 International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech (New Sounds)International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech

2024 Annual MeetingOligonucleotide Therapeutics Society

2024 Americas Society Leadership ConferenceCFA Institute

2024 MeetingInternational Federation of Placenta Associations

2024 Annual MeetingInternational Society of Electrochemistry

2024 Annual ConferenceInternational Institute of Integral Human Sciences

2024 ForumProtocol and Diplomacy International - Protocol Officers Association

2024 International Congress on CeramicsInternational Ceramic Federation

2024 CongressAcfas

2024 Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society ConferenceFuture Earth

2024 CongressAssociation des dermatologistes francophones

2024 International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP 2024)Mathematical Optimization Society

2023 Team Development ConferenceInternational University Consortium for Executive Education

2023 Annual MeetingMiddle East Studies Association

2023 World Congress of NeurologyWorld Federation of Neurology

2023 World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics (WCPG)International Society of Psychiatric Genetics

2023 Annual SymposiumAirline Group of IFORS

2023 World Sustainable Built Environment (WSBE) ConferenceInternational Council for Research and Innovation in Building and ConstructionInternational Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment

View More Future Events (23 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Montréal

2023 Congrès International Francophone de Gérontologie et Gériatrie (CIFGG)
2023 International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves – International Society of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves
2023 World Conference on Transport Research – World Conference on Transport Research Society
2023 Annual Conference – International Society of Political Psychology
2023 Congress – International Council of Nurses
2023 Annual Meeting – International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
2023 Annual Congress – International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
2023 Annual Meeting – Organization for Human Brain Mapping
2023 IRBDSG Meeting – International REM Sleep Behavior Study Group
2023 Biennial Research Conference – International Society for Metal Music Studies
2023 Annual Conference – Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams
2023 Discussion Forum – Rotman International Centre for Pension Management
2023 Annual Conference – International College of Applied Kinesiology
2023 World Congress – International Association for Political Science Students
2023 International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries – International Society of Arthroplasty Registries
2023 World Congress – Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum
2023 International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (BRCA 2023)
2023 Annual International Conference – Licensing Executives Society International
2023 Annual Convention – International Studies Association
2023 Computational and Systems Neuroscience Conference (COSYNE) – Computational and Systems Neuroscience Conference
2023 IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA) – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2022 CBD COP15: Using ENCORE to Assess Nature Exposure – a Deep-Dive Use Case – Global Canopy
2022 Conference of the Parties (Second Part) – Convention on Biological DiversitySecretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
2022 Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Part II) – Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
2022 Gene Therapy Round Table – World Federation of Hemophilia

View More Past Events (3895 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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