Global civil society activity in Montréal QC, Canada

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Montréal QC is ranked #24 over a 20 year period,
with 1837 meetings since 1998.

Top 25 in 2018

Montréal QC is ranked #20 in 2018, with 100 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.

Tourisme Montréal


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 Montréal QC

Canada World Youth Est. 1971

Congrégation de Notre-Dame Est. 1698

Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique Est. 2000

International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association Est. 1993

World Anti-Doping Agency Est. 1999

International Human Rights Advocacy Centre

Patriarchal Order of the Holy Cross of Jerusalem

Global Virtualization Council

Centre international de documentation et d'information haïtienne, caraïbéenne et afro-canadienne Est. 1983

Religious Hospitallers of St Joseph Est. 1636

International Cospas-Sarsat Programme Est. 1979

ICOM International Committee for Education and Cultural Action Est. 1946

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity Est. 1993

Esperantic Studies Foundation Est. 1968

International Air Transport Agreement Est. 1944

World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Est. 1983

Multilateral Agreement Relating to Certificates of Airworthiness for Imported Aircraft Est. 1960

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety Est. 2000

World Confederation of Productivity Science Est. 1969

Mer et monde

International Academy of Law and Mental Health Est. 1981

Institute for the Study of International Development Est. 1963

International Airlines Travel Agent Network

Alternatives - Action and Communication Network for International Development

Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface Est. 1952

View More profiles (202 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Montréal QC

2024 Annual MeetingInternational Society of Electrochemistry

2023 CongressInternational Council of Nurses

2023 Annual ConventionInternational Studies Association

2023 Annual MeetingInternational Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

2023 Annual CongressInternational Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

2022 Annual Meeting

2022 International Conference on Pattern RecognitionInternational Association for Pattern Recognition

2022 World MeetingInternational Society for Bayesian Analysis

2022 International Congress and General AssemblyWorld Federation of Hemophilia

2021 Annual meeting

2021 CongressFascia Research Society

2021 Biennial World Hydrogen Technologies ConventionInternational Association for Hydrogen Energy

2021 Biennial World Chemistry CongressInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

2021 Biennial General AssemblyInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

2021 Annual ConferenceInternational Society of Political Psychology

2021 World Summit Americas AI (Artificial intelligence)

2021 ConferenceInternational Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence

2020 CongressSociété Internationale d'Urologie

2020 Triennial ConferenceInternational Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems

2020 ConferenceInternational Network for Government Science Advice

2020 International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational HealthInternational Commission on Occupational Health

2020 Annual CongressCanadian Association of Slavists

2020 World CongressInternational Council for Central and East European Studies

2020 General MeetingInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

2020 Annual World CongressUniversal Esperanto Association

View More Future Events (43 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Montréal QC

2020 World Summit Americas AI (Artificial intelligence)
2019 Meeting – Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
2019 Global Forum – World Federation of Hemophilia
2019 World Hearing Voices Congress – The International Hearing Voices Network
2019 Meeting – Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
2019 Sensors Conference – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2019 Annual Meeting – International Association for Dance Medicine and Science
2019 Meeting – World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations
2019 General Meeting – Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group
2019 Conference – Society for Ricoeur Studies
2019 Global Conference – AFS Intercultural Programs
2019 North America Conference – Regional Studies Association
2019 North American Conference – Regional Studies Association International Research Network
2019 Triennial Session – International Civil Aviation Organization
2019 AVSEC : Global Aviation Security Symposium – International Civil Aviation Organization
2019 Annual Meeting – Scoliosis Research Society
2019 International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users – International Network on Hepatitis in Substance Users
2019 Biennial Congress – International Federation of Beekeepers' Associations
2019 Conference – Prevention of Honey Bee COlony LOSSes
2019 World Molecular Imaging Congress – World Molecular Imaging Society
2019 Annual General Meeting – Solidarité Internationale LGBTQI
2019 Quadrennial Congress – International Institute of Refrigeration
2019 Congress – Asocatia Latinâ pentru Analiza Sistemor de Sânàtate
2019 Meeting – International Copper Association
2019 Annual Conference – International Institute of Integral Human Sciences

View More Past Events (3700 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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