Venue and Location


Since its opening in 1983, the Palais des Congrès of Montréal has hosted several events in several fields including science and technology. The Palais des Congrès is located in downtown Montréal, making it easily accessible on foot or by public transit.
The Place-d’Armes subway station (Métro) is integrated in the Palais and city buses can take you right to the Palais’ front door. The Palais des Congrès is directly linked to 4000 hotel rooms via a 32 km underground pedestrian network. A short video presenting the city of Montréal and the Palais des Congrès is available at:


August is one of the hottest months of the year in Montréal. The average temperature varies between minimum and maximum values of 18 °C (night) and 25°C (day) while the day lasts 14 hours. August is characterized by a good combination of heat, sunshine and relatively high humidity.


The Montréal-Trudeau International Airport is conveniently located only 20 minutes away from 16000 downtown hotel rooms and the Palais des Congrès of Montréal. Some 37 airline companies operate regular or seasonal flights out of Montréal-Trudeau. There are direct flights from Montréal-Trudeau to more than 150 destinations including 91 international, 28 U.S. and 31 domestic. The 747-Express bus offers a direct link without transfers between Montréal-Trudeau Airport and downtown. For travel to the Airport, passenger pickup is made from eleven stops strategically located downtown and close to main hotels and tourist attractions. The 747-Express bus route is operated seven days a week, 24 hours a day and every 20 minutes at a cost of 11 Can$. Taxis are available on the arrivals level near the central exit, where a dispatcher will assist you. Taxis charge a flat rate of 48.40 Can$ (55.65 Can$ between 23h and 5h) from the airport to downtown. Prices as of April 2023.