A true North American gateway, Montréal is a multicultural medley of European ambiance and North American style and serious meeting know-how. Just 20 minutes from downtown, Montréal’s Pierre-Elliot-Trudeau International Airport is serviced by over 200 direct flights per day, keeping the city within easy reach of most business travelers. Only 45 miles separates the city from the U.S. border, and 100 million people live within 600 miles of Montréal, making it an accessible destination. Our cutting-edge Palais des congrès, continues to offer event planners innovative technological solutions and a myriad of meeting configuration options. Named the number one city in North America for hosting international meetings by ICCA, Montreal is a destination everyone has their eye on. The city boasts of a dynamic business community and shines worldwide in industries such as aeronautics, information technology and biotechnology. It has been garnering a stellar reputation for innovations in medicine, multimedia, the arts and urban planning.