The host hotel is Le Westin Montréal. The
conference takes place at the Palais des
congrès de Montréal.
270 St. Antoine W., Montreal, QC H2Y 0A3
Montreal, QC H2Z 1H5
Getting to Montreal is easy; you can fly into Montreal's international and centralized airport, drive, take the train or bus. And while in Montreal public transportation is the easiest way to get around.
Located only 20 minutes from downtown,
is one of the most important in Canada with
direct flights from some 40 carriers to over
130 international destinations in Canada,
the United States and abroad.
An array of information and services is
available upon arrival, including several
option for making your way to the heart of
the city: car rental and limousine
transportation companies are onsite as well
as airport shuttles, like the
747 Express bus.
Featuring 24-hour service, 7 days a week,
365-days a year, the 747 Express bus costs
only $7. The route features nine downtown
stops conveniently located near major hotels
and takes approximately 25-30 minutes each
way, depending on traffic. If you are going
by taxi, a trip downtown will cost you a
flat rate of $38,
tip not included.
We have appointed
as the official Canadian Airline for our
event. Enter promotion code QX9CFXX1
while booking to get discounted rates.
If you are travelling by car from
elsewhere in Canada or the United States,
Montréal can be easily accessed by highway.
This island of Montréal is only 75 km (46
miles) from the U.S. border, and many roads
and expressways lead to the city, including
the Trans-Camada Highway. Depending on your
point of origin, you may take one of the
major bridges - Champlain, Jacques-Cartier
or Victoria, or the Louis-Hippolyte
Lafontaine bridge tunnel - to head downtown.
Palais des Congrès is located at 1001
Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle. There are 2 indoor
parking lots including one on Viger Avenue,
via Chenneville Street and the other one
accessible via St. Antoine Street.
GPS Coordinates of the hotel Le Westin is:
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VIA Rail Canada serves more than 450
Canadian cities. If you are coming from the
United States, hop aboard an Amtrak train,
with daily departures from several American
cities to downtown Montréal. Visitors pull
into Montréal's Central Station, which is
conveniently linked to the Underground
Pedestrian Network and the Bonaventure metro
If you are planning a trip by bus, many
American and Canadian operators come to
Montréal, including Orléans Express. You
will arrive directly downtown at the
Montréal Bus Central Station, which is also
connected to the Underground Pedestrian
Network via the Berri-UQAM metro station.
Host hotels and the convention center are all within 10 minutes walking distance from each other. Should you like to visit outside the meeting grid area we suggest you take public transportation.
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