Finding the perfect host location for an executive retreat poses unique challenges. Your attendees will require a space that is rejuvenating yet inspiring. With Montréal, you’re in luck. The city features a distinctive blend of old-world glamour and present-day innovation.
Here are some ideal offsite locations — perfect for your next executive retreat, cocktail party, or team-building session.
Saint James's Club of Montréal
The oldest private business club in Canada, the Saint James Club was founded in 1857 and guarantees the royal treatment for an unforgettable retreat. Taking up 28,000 square feet at the corner of Union Avenue and René-Lévesque Boulevard – right in the downtown core.
McGill Faculty Club
The definition of stately, the McGill Faculty Club includes a variety of golden-hued rooms including a lounge, reading room, dining room, writing room and full bar facilities.
A cutting-edge building with bold, modern architecture, the Salon Urbain is located within Place des Arts, across from the Maison symphonique. The Salon Urbain can be configured to be intimate or open, but it always remains a space that’s elegant, modern, ensconcing, and perfectly anchored in its setting within Montréal’s Quartier des spectacles.
All aboard! The river cruises offered by Bateau Mouche or AML will keep any executive retreat on the move, with options for meetings, parties, and tasty meals with the moving backdrop of Montréal and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River passing by.
Only in Montréal can you pull up a chair, enjoy a drink, and have world-class circus artists performing within arm’s reach. Such is the case with Le Monastère, a cabaret spectacular that offers a new way to appreciate circus arts, up close and personal. This exceptional downtown venue also can be used as an executive meeting space.
Spanning two islands in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Parc Jean-Drapeau is where good times take place – and not only because it’s home to the Montréal Casino and La Ronde amusement park! Montréalers come here for riverside strolling, for picnics on grassy knolls, for the learning opportunities at the Biosphere, and for the cutting-edge music festivals. The park offers several stunning venues for groups.
COGECO Espace 360
With an unbeatable view, the Espace 360 at Pointe à Callière (Montréal’s archaeology and history museum) will make any group feel like they’re at the top of the world. With easy access to outdoor terraces and vistas that just won’t quit, it’s a truly inspiring venue.
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