Congress Venue

The Palais des congrès de Montréal has a reputation for excellence around the world. Located in the heart of downtown Montréal, the venue is in an exciting location close to many of Montreal’s main attractions. Each event is meticulously planned and customer service is second to none. With a passionate team that strives for excellence, the Palais has become one of the most sought after convention venues for national and international events.

World-class venues

The Palais des congrès is one of North America’s most renowned convention and exhibition centres. Since 1983, the Palais in Montréal has welcomed more than 6,500 events in its accessible and innovative facilities. Seasoned staff and superior planning services have earned us an international reputation for excellence and sophistication, and a near 90% level of customer satisfaction.

The perfect site for any event

Located in the core of one of the world’s most vibrant cities, the Palais offers high-performance spaces for a wide variety of events, from corporate meetings to international conferences. No matter what you are planning, our professional team will work together with you every step of the way to meet your every need and ensure that your event is a memorable success. Our goal is to go above and beyond your expectations to make your activity an extraordinary one

At the heart of Montréal

In the heart of downtown Montréal and near historic and cultural areas such as Old Montréal, Chinatown and the arts and entertainment district, the Palais is right next to the action! More than 15,000 hotel rooms are located a short ten-minute walk away, including approximately 4,000 accessible by the underground pedestrian network. We’re also only 20 minutes away from Montréal-Trudeau airport. Everything form an outstanding event premium location, state-of-the-art technology, an elegant atmosphere, and qualified experts will make any event a truly unique experience!

Getting to the Palais

Exterior access : 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, Québec


Indoor access: The Palais des congrès de Montréal is part of the world’s largest underground city. Click to see the map of the buildings connected to this vast network.

The Palais des congrès is located at the Place-d’Armes métro station. Directions at the métro exit will guide you to the palais. link_out

Bus lines 55 and 129 stop in front of the Palais des congrès. Visit the Société des transports de Montréal (STM) website to find the best bus route near you. There are several parking areas at or near the Palais des congrès, including:

    • Indoor parking lot (400 spots) on Chenneville Street, via Viger Ave
    • Indoor parking lot (1 200 spots) accessible via St. Antoine Street.

Montréal is one Canada’s biggest cities. Many direct flights link Montréal to more than 130 Canadian, American, and overseas destinations.

Getting to the Palais des congrès from Montréal-Trudeau Airport : Montréal-Trudeau Airport is located in Dorval, about 20 minutes away from downtown Montréal. Here are the best ways to get to the Palais from the airport: