The Palais des congrès de Montréal joins forces with #MEET4IMPACT

published on February 11, 2020
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Today, more than ever, ensuring your event leaves a positive impact on the community and environment is a top priority. And following their adoption of the UN’s Agenda for Sustainable Development, our convention centre the Palais des congrès de Montréal is joining forces with #MEET4IMPACT to further the study and development of the social impact of meetings and events.

Setting the trail

Conceived by strategic thinker Geneviève Leclerc, co-launched with social responsibility expert Jacques Blanchet and led by Mohamed Reda Khomsi, professor of governance in tourism, event management and E-Tourism at the Department of Urban Studies and Tourism in the School of Management at the Université du Québec à Montréal, the #MEET4IMPACT research team looks to develop and improve best practices and methods for future events. By looking closely at the community legacies of major events, #MEET4IMPACT aims at generating and maximizing social value – an important consideration for planners and attendees. Keep tabs on their progress and join the conversation on social media via their hashtag #MEET4IMPACT!

The Palais des congrès difference

We’re rather proud of our award-winning, record-breaking Palais des congrès, a trend-setter in the world of event venues. And when it comes to a dedication to positive impact, the Palais leads the way. From its ASTM Level-1 certification to its Culti-VERT farming, vineyard and honey production projects up on its rooftops, the Palais des congrès maintains a sky-high commitment to sustainability that sets a shining example for others to follow. And if you’re looking for a new way to make your meetings meaningful, then Montréal and the Palais des congrès is the perfect host city for you.


Palais des congrès de Montréal
Rooms and venues:
Total size: 551,520 sq. ft. (51,280 m²)
Exhibitor possibilities: 1,950 booths
Environmental certification: ASTM Level 1, BOMA BEST

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