One-of-a-kind hockey experiences for your VIPs

published on February 16, 2023
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Hockey and Montréal are hand in (goalie) glove. Montréal’s professional hockey team, the Montréal Canadiens (known affectionately to fans as the “Habs”), are the most storied franchise in the National Hockey League – they’ve won 24 Stanley Cup championships, more than any other team. Going to live Habs games is an experience unlike any other, especially thanks to these numerous exciting, exclusive premium packages available for groups and special VIP guests.

Be a part of hockey history

State-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex the Bell Centre, home of the Montréal Canadiens and their management company, Groupe CH, is the largest hockey arena in the world. It’s also consistently listed as one of the world’s busiest! Not least because it’s a venue that has multiple rentable spaces for events, including but not restricted to the arena itself. There are the eight onsite restaurants and bars, the Air Canada Signature Club, the Directors’ Salon and more – all noteworthy spots to give your guests the sense that they’re part of hockey history.

Offsite, Groupe CH manages other incredible spaces, including La Place Bell in Laval (a 2,000-seat amphitheater), the Complexe Sportif Bell in Brossard (a 2,000-people capacity arena), the M Telus concert hall right in downtown Montréal (with a capacity of 2,300) and the historic Corona Theatre (a bijoux concert hall with a capacity of 700).

Treat your VIPs to suite deals

To provide your guests with the utmost in VIP hockey experiences, the Bell Centre suites – private hosting rooms with an advantageous view of the action that cater to groups – are a turnkey solution.

The Nightly Suites package, which includes between 12 and 40 tickets to that night’s game, plus two-to-four parking passes, an open bar with dedicated suite attendant, and a private entrance with concierge service.

The Renaissance Loft, which is a fully appointed suite high above the action, is the location for a package deal that includes 20 tickets to that night’s game, an open bar, cocktail bites, a dedicated attendant and a private entrance with concierge service.

Get a game changing Habs experience

The Bell Centre also has several memorable experiences on offer for enhanced game-day access. 

The Locker Room Experience package gives access to the President’s suite, right there on ice level, so you can see the team as they go to and from the locker room. It comes with 11 seats directly behind the team bench, a parking space, an open bar and buffet, an attendant, a gift for each guest and a private entrance with concierge service.

Catch all the Habs action up close with the Penalty Box Experience: between 4 and 11 first-row seats near the penalty box, one parking space, a private entrance, access to the Hartland Molson Lounge at ice level, a cold buffet and open bar, plus concierge service.

The Ultimate Experience package is available for two or four people and includes tickets in the Platinum level, a parking spot in the players’ private garage, dinner at La Mise au Jeu, two autographed Habs jerseys, access to a private lounge, a visit to the media lounge and press gallery, and access to the Canadiens’ locker room and press conference post-game.

Team building for the win

As team building activities go, it doesn’t get better than the Habs for a Day Experience, which gives your group the chance to skate on the same ice as the Montréal Canadiens. This experience includes up to 200 tickets for a Habs game, plus two hours of ice time, a gift for each participant and all the bells and whistles of a real game: player introductions, national anthem, game announcer, cameraman and a DJ.

For more information about all the Bell Centre has to offer you and your group, please go here.


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