As a major city in one the world’s most socially and economically stable countries, Montréal’s commitment to innovation, excellence and growth is reputed internationally, attracting some of the best and brightest minds from around the world today. Its population of 3.8 million comprises 80 different cultural groups who speak not only French and English, but many other languages as well.
Montréal is recognized worldwide as a very safe place and a network of research facilities in leading strategic industries such as aerospace, engineering, finance, insurance, life sciences, information and communication technologies, agri-food, energy, video gaming, clean technologies and transportation.
Major international companies have established head offices in Montréal. With its signature blend of North American and European cultures, Montréal is also where the world comes to meet and exchange ideas in a safe, friendly and easy to navigate environment.
Visitors to Montréal enjoy a warm welcome and vibrant neighbourhoods in this international metropolis. What truly sets Montréal apart from other cities is its people. Open, welcoming, quick with a smile or a “bonjour”, Montréalers love to welcome visitors to their city. This is a place where individuals naturally come together to share ideas and visions for the betterment of our communities. From historic Old Montréal to the hip and happening downtown core, the attendees would be sure to enjoy Montréal’s eclectic blend of big-city style and small-town hospitality.
The attendees will love Montréal for its legendary cultural and gastronomical scenes, with a multitude of restaurants, shopping centres, nightlife and entertainment options and various hotel categories that have 35,000 rooms to suit every taste and budget. Each year, Montréal hosts an impressive number of international conventions, events and festivals.
In 2017, we welcomed 11 million visitors in 2017. When you put it all together, it’s no wonder that Montréal was ranked first in North America for hosting international association events by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) in 2016 and 2017. Montréal’s warmth, cosmopolitan character and geographic accessibility will ensure that the 2021 EURAM Conference will be the most successful and memorable ever.