Major events coming to Montréal in 2022

published on January 4, 2022
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This year — 2022 — is promising to be a busy year for big events in Montréal. Ranging from an international triathlon to the world’s biggest HIV/AIDS conference to a gathering of Irish dance teachers, the city has a full roster of groups scheduled to meet in Montréal. Here are just some of the largest ones, when they’re scheduled to take place, and how many attendees are anticipated.


An exclusive gathering of the major global influencers in AI across business, science and tech for two full days of mind-boggling innovation, heated discussions on AI policy, ethics and regulation.

Event name: World Summit Americas 2022

Dates: 4-5 May 2022

Attendees: 1050

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



World Federation of Hemophilia

This important event will bring together all members of the community, including patients, hematologists, pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, and more.

Event name: WFH 2022 World Congress

Dates: 8-11 May 2022

Attendees: 2500

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



International Union for Health Promotion and Education

With the theme “promoting policies for health, well-being and equity,” this conference will bring together decision makers, practitioners, and researchers in the field of health promotion. 

Event name: 24th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

Dates: 15-19 May 2022

Attendees: 2200

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



North American Network Operators Group

NANOG is committed to the ongoing advancement of an open, secure, and robust internet, by providing a platform that inspires, educates, and empowers community members.

Event name: NAGOG 85

Dates: 6-8 June 2022

Attendees: 1000

Venue: TBA



AG World Championships

More than 2,400 age group athletes from all over the world are expected in Montréal for the 2022 Triathlon World Championships.

Event name: 2022 World Triathlon Sprint and Mixed Relay Championships

Dates: 22-26 June 2022

Attendees: 2400

Venue: Across the city


Lions Club International

Around the world, LCI has over 48,000 local clubs and more than 1.4 million members in more than 200 countries. They’ll convene in Montréal for their annual meeting.

Event name: Lions Clubs International Convention

Dates: 24-28 June 2022

Attendees: 10,000

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America

The emphasis of the IDTANA is to promote Irish Dance throughout North America.

Event name: North American Irish Dance Championships (NAIDC)

Dates: July 2022

Attendees: 12,000

Venue: TBA




The most valuable technical event for ground-based, airborne, and space-based telescopes, and their supporting instrumentation.

Event name: Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2022

Dates: 17-22 July 2022

Attendees: 2300

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



Swimming Canada

Canada’s national swim organization hosts one of the biggest events of the year.

Event name: 2022 Canadian Junior and Senior Swimming Championships

Dates: 25 July – 1 August 2022

Attendees: 1800

Venue: Olympic Park

International AIDS Society

The conference will follow a modern hybrid model, one that combines in-person and virtual components to ensure accessibility for all who wish to attend. Attendees will include HIV scientists, health researchers, policy makers, community support workers, and activists.

Event name: 24th International AIDS Conference

Dates: July 27 – 2 August 2022

Attendees: 13,000

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



Universal Esperanto Association

Esperanto is the world’s most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language. It is intended to be a universal second language for international communication.

Event name: World Esperanto Congress

Dates: 6-13 August 2022

Attendees: 1000

Venue: Le Centre Sheraton Montréal



Ecological Society of America

The Ecological Society of America is a professional organization of ecological scientists. Their publications include peer-reviewed journals, newsletters, fact sheets, and teaching resources.

Event name: 2022 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America

Dates: 14-19 August 2022

Attendees: 4000

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



International Association for Pattern Recognition

An international association of non-profit, scientific, or professional organizations concerned with pattern recognition, computer vision, and image processing in a broad sense.

Event name: 26th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Dates: 21-25 August 2022

Attendees: 1200

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



American Political Science Association

Founded in 1903, the APSA is a professional association of political science students and scholars in the United States.

Event name: APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Dates: 15-18 September 2022

Attendees: 6000

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



American Thyroid Association

A professional organization of over 1700 medical specialists devoted to thyroid biology and to the prevention and treatment of thyroid disease through excellence in research, clinical care, education, and public health

Event name: ATA’s 91st Annual Meeting

Dates: 19-23 October 2022

Attendees: 1200

Venue: Palais des Congrès de Montréal



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