Useful information

Our Host: The Palais des Congrès de Montreal

The Palais des congrès de Montreal is the top exhibition center in Montreal.

Visit their web site for more information

 

MIGS map

 

 

 

Access

Access to the Palais des congrès

  • Visitors — main entrance: 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal
  • Delivery — Loading and unloading dock on 163 St. Antoine West

 

On foot

Exterior access: the main entrance is at 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, but there are also entrances on Viger,  St. Urbain and St. Antoine streets.

Via Montréal’s underground pedestrian network (RESO):

 

Metro

The Palais des congrès is located at the Place-d’Armes métro station. Directions at the métro exit will guide you to our installations.

Here is the Montreal Metro Map.

Parking   

 Parking rates Viger, 1025 rue Chenneville:

Every 20 minutes $3.25
Maximum for 12 hours $18.00
Maximum for 24 hours $20.00
Flat rate for certain events $20.00
Payments accepted : cash, VISA, Mastercard
All applicable taxes included. All prices are in Canadian dollars and subject to change without notice.

 

Parking rates Quartier International of Montreal, 249 Saint-Antoine West:

Every 20 minutes $4.00
Maximum for 12 hours $18.00
Maximum for 24 hours $22.00
Flat rate for certain events $20.00
Payments accepted: cash, VISA, Mastercard
All applicable taxes included. All prices are in Canadian dollars and subject to change without notice.

 

Consult the list of Parking lots in Old Montréal and nearby (PDF, 2,46 Mb) for more options

Airport 

 

The International Pierre-Elliott Trudeau Airport is located in the Greater Dorval area, about 20 km (12 miles) from downtown (and the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure hotel).

From the airport, it is possible to access the downtown area, either by taxi or shuttle. Taxi companies offer trips between the airport and downtown Montreal at the fixed price of $ 38. Click here for more information.

A shuttle service provides transportation between the airport and the bus station in Montreal. Click here for more information.

Air Canada is the official carrier for MTL DGTL 2012. Use the following promotional code when booking to get a 10% discount:

Available soon

Taxi

Taxi service in Montreal is provided by a network of several large companies. However there is a fixed rate for the whole Island:

$ 3.30 at first
$ 1.60 per kilometre
$ 0.60 per minute waiting
Taxi companies offer journeys between the airport and downtown Montreal at the fixed price of $ 38.

Public transport

The city of Montreal is served by the network of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM), which includes several bus and subway lines. You can check timetables and routes here.

Weather

In November, the temperature typically ranges between -2 C (28.4 F) and 5 C (40 F) with an average rainfall of 93 mm (3.6 inches).

You can get information about the local weather on the Weather Channel Web site.

Currencies

To get information about the exchange rate in effect you can visit the Bank of Canada Web site

Visa

Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Canada: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Botswana, Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel (National Passport holders only), Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Latvia (Republic of), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, United States and Western Samoa.

Polish and Lithuanian citizens seeking to enter Canada need an electronic passport in order to be granted a visa exemption.

For more information, please visit Immigration Canada Web site.