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Welcome to Tourisme Montréal’s meetings and conventions blog, your go-to source for original venue options, updates on the latest trends and lots of planning inspiration!

  1. Montréal takes top ranking as best city in the world for students

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    You’ve probably noticed what an important year it is for Montréal, and we’ve been apologizing profusely to our neighbours for making so much noise about it. There’s been some big numbers to celebrate: 375 years as a city, coupled with Canada’s 150th anniversary as a nation. But there’s another number worth getting excited over, and it’s a rather small one. […]

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  2. Your 2017 social media checklist for event planners

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    Guest post by social media marketing specialist, Frederic Gonzalo Conversations often begin on social platforms prior to a meeting or conference, will peak during the event itself and often continue long after attendees have flown back home and returned to work. It’s a great opportunity to engage with and inform your attendees, and to collect valuable data and feedback. There […]

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  3. Tourisme Montréal hosts 8th annual Association Networking Forum in Paris

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    Montréal’s spirit of innovation and creativity has earned it an international reputation as a cosmopolitan city. That’s why, once again this year, Tourisme Montréal is bringing this forward-thinking approach to doing business to its international association clients with the 8th annual Montréal Association Networking Forum in Paris. The Forum will gather together a group of international clients and peers for […]

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  4. Montréal: City of Neuroscience

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    Montréal charms visitors with its Old World architecture, lush park spaces, hipster cafés and shops, and a feisty sense of Carpe diem all its own. But we’re more than just a pretty face. Montréal is the education and research capital of Canada, ensuring its place as a vibrant and multifaceted metropolis. Ranking first in Canada for financial investment in university […]

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  5. Working knowledge: Must-have skills of today’s event professional

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    Shorter lead times, complex contracts, big data, duty of care requirements – today’s meeting professional has to juggle a lot of information and demands way beyond the logistics of the event itself. We know that meeting professionals are detail-oriented, calm under pressure and have great interpersonal skills. But, whether you’re a seasoned CMP navigating the evolving landscape or new to […]

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  6. A MOUNTAIN GETAWAY IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

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    A successful event stays in the mind of its attendees for more than just the information gained and contacts exchanged. And amongst Montréal’s plethora of extra-curricular activities, none is quite so unique and particularly Montréalaise as the group activities offered on Mount Royal. A mountain getaway in the heart of the city Mount Royal is Montréal’s geographic and spiritual heart. […]

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  7. Our top 10 most popular articles as chosen by our readers

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    We don’t like to toot our own horn – we prefer to spend a lot of time blowing horns in honor of Montréal, and it’s practically a symphony around here. But we do like to look back from time to time at our “greatest hits” in expressing that affection and admiration. Based on your clicks and views, here’s our top […]

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  8. Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations will leave legacy projects for the future

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    What better way to pay tribute to Montréal’s 375th anniversary as one of the most vibrant cities in North America than by preserving, and creating, the legacy of the future? There are some three-dozen so-called “legacy projects” either already underway or scheduled to commence in the months to come at key locations throughout the city. They are comprised of all sizes […]

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  9. The Palais des congrès takes its commitment to the environment to new heights

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    Rooftops – particularly those of convention centres – aren’t spaces often contemplated. Beyond providing cover from the rain and snow or offering an elevated view of the surrounding cityscape, they primarily exist unnoticed and out of view. The rooftop of the Palais de congrès de Montréal, however, is just as buzzing as the bustling conference halls below. VEGETATION SKY-HIGH Since […]

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  10. 6 Coworking Spaces in Montréal (Specifically for Business Travellers)

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    Coworking is a business organization style that combines a shared workspace with a network of people that encourage collaboration and openness. Ideal for entrepreneurs, designers, artists, social entrepreneurs, small teams and entrepreneurially-minded employees, these types of spaces are synonymous with both startup culture and Millennial work styles. For business travellers wishing to extend their stay in Montréal — either before […]

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