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.

CHEAT SHEET

Palais des congrès de Montréal
Rooms and venues:
113
Total size: 551,520 sq. ft. (51,280 m²)
Exhibitor possibilities: 1,950 booths
Environmental certification: ASTM Level 1, BOMA BEST
Website: congresmtl.com

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