Sneak peek at major events coming to Montréal in 2019

published on January 3, 2019
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To put it simply, Montréal is a leading event city with some swell 2018 kudos and shining trophies to back up the claim. And we’re excited that our vast and varied list of unforgettable venues, a well-connected airport, mouth-watering dining and some world-class accommodations will all be welcoming the following major events to Montréal in the next 12 months – and there’s no time like the present to get yours on the list!

2019 International Folk Alliance Conference

Focusing on collaboration, spirituality and innovation in the folk music industry, over 2000 performers, bookers, management and other players will gather at the historic Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth – a fitting venue given the 50th anniversary of the John Lennon and Yoko Ono Bed-In recording sessions that brought the world ‘Give Peace a Chance’ this year.
Dates: February 13-17, 2019
Organized by: Folk Alliance International
Attendees expected: 2000
Venue: Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth

The EVENT 2019

Bringing together event professionals in one of Montréal’s most eye-catching hotel and conference spaces, The EVENT 2019 blends Peer to Peer learning, educational design and industry knowledge to further develop and connect the event planning community.
Dates: April 4-6, 2019
Organized by: Meeting Professionals International (MPI-PQ)
Attendees expected: 300
Venue: Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal

AAE 2019 Annual Session

The world’s premiere endodontic summit bringing networking, vendor exhibitions and education all under one roof comes to Montréal’s award-winning conference centre the Palais des congrès de Montréal.
Dates: April 10-13, 2019
Organized by: American Association of Endodontists
Attendees expected: 3500
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

CIM Conference and Exhibition – Montréal 2019

Combining a world-renowned trade show with technical presentations, short courses, and a complete student / young leaders program all spread over 7 different and innovative themes, the CIM 2019 Conference and Expo is a must-visit for those in the Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum sectors.
Dates: April 28-May 1, 2019
Organized by: Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
Attendees expected: 5000
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

2019 ISMRM 27th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition

Fulfilling the ISMRM’s mandate of promoting development and research in the field of magnetic resonance in medicine and biology, the 27th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition will gather together over 4,500 clinicians, physicists, engineers, biochemists and technologists.
Dates: May 11-16, 2019
Organized by: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Attendees expected: 4500
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

2019 IEEE Robotics and Automation Conference

Montréal’s place at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence makes the city the perfect host for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference, which will take time to focus not only on the sector’s rapid growth but also the increasing impact of robotics on society.
Dates: May 20-24, 2019
Organized by: IEEE – Robotics and Automation Society
Attendees expected: 1800
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

IUGG General Assembly 2019

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the IUGG, more than 4000 experts in Earth and Space Science will collect at the Palais des congrès to look at the century past – and the century ahead. Themed sessions, public lectures, keynote Union lectures and a packed schedule of scientific activities will keep attendees busy and on the cutting edge.
Dates: July 9-16, 2019
Organized by: International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics
Attendees expected: 4000
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

12th International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development

Hosted jointly by Concordia University and McMaster University, the 2019 ICEIRD marks the first time this conference is held in North America. With the theme "Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Innovating a Carbon-Free Economy in a Thriving Planet," ICEIRD aims to transition all entrepreneurs towards sustainability, with a close look at business practices, economic development, social equity and environmental impact.
Dates: August 28-31, 2019
Organized by: ICEIRD
Attendees expected: 300
Venue: Concordia University

46th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress 2019

The Palais des congrès will be buzzing with over 4,500 international beekeepers and Apicultural professionals to network, exchange and focus on new approaches to honey bee health. (And given the Palais’ hives on its living farm rooftop, we think it’s the perfect venue).
Dates: September 8-12, 2019
Organized by: APIMONDIA International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations
Attendees expected: 4500
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

CCC 2019

Organized by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC to those who know) is the largest gathering of cardiovascular and allied health professionals in Canada.
Dates: October 24-27, 2019
Organized by: Canadian Cardiovascular Society
Attendees expected: 3200
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

2019 Psychonomic Society Annual Conference

Since its formation nearly 60 years ago, the Psychonomic Society has been recognized as the preeminent society for the experimental study of cognition. 2000 of its members will meet in Montréal to discuss the application of psychology to health, technology and education.
Dates: November 14-17, 2019
Organized by: Psychonomic Society
Attendees expected: 2000
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal

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