Discover Montreal!

Creative, cosmopolitan and dynamic; one thing is for sure: Montreal is amazing! Join us in Montreal – one of the most beautiful Canadian cities.

The year 2017 marks the 375th anniversary of Montreal, Canada's second largest city. The CMCS will benefit from the vibrancy of planned events throughout the city.

The convention site is located close to historic Old Montreal, with its cobblestone street, Notre-Dame Basilica, fine dining, elegant shopping, and waterfront promenades.

Montreal has one of the largest French-speaking populations and is often described as “a little bit of Paris in North America”. Actually Montreal in the 4th city in terms of francophone speaking population, after Kinshasa, Paris and Abidjan.

A conveniently located airport provides access to 15,000 city hotel rooms and 5,000 restaurants offering some 80 different types of cuisine.

May is a wonderful time to visit the city, enjoy the museums, nightlife, restaurants and shopping. Come and experience Montreal's joie de vivre!

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Getting to Montreal ... An accessible city

An international destination of choice, Montreal is easily accessed by land, water and air. Downtown is a mere 20 minutes from the Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport, which handles some 600 flights daily. Public transit is not only affordable, it's also a great way to get around the city.

Quick, safe and clean, the metro connects downtown to major tourism attractions, as well as to numerous bus stops and train stations. In addition, cycling enthusiasts enjoy 450 kilometres of bicycle paths, many of which lead to major tourist areas.

Don't forget to ensure you have a valid passport at all times, and in some cases, a visa. American citizens returning home should also be aware that there are new customs requirements in effect . For more information, visit the Web sites of Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the U.S. Department of State.