Snap-worthy sustainable event venues to book asap

published on November 16, 2023
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Eco initiatives can be integrated into any event, as we know well at Business Events Montréal — it’s one of our specialties. But you know you’re on the right path when you book one of these incredible Montréal venues — they’re all sustainable, located in green-certified buildings and dedicated to contributing to the industry’s renewable future.


At the intersection of art, culture and nature, the Age of Union centre is a multidisciplinary space devoted to art and to raising awareness on issues related to the environment and nature. Its program is composed of exhibitions, immersive experiences, films, workshops, conferences and guided tours, and it can be rented privately, but exclusively for sustainability events. The striking 12,000-square-foot space includes a projection room, a multifunctional event space and an outdoor space with a pool and gardens. Maximum capacity: 250.


This centre for sustainable development was the first LEED Platinum NC building in Québec located in the heart of Montréal’s Quartier des spectacles. It’s an innovative place that houses the offices of several organizations with social and environmental values. It offers an innovative calendar of events on sustainability issues, to which you can add your own in their handful of bright and well-equipped venues. Maximum capacity: 100.


Montréal’s convention centre was among the first in North America to be BOMA BEST 3-certified, and has many sustainability initiatives under its belt, including an urban agriculture lab on its roof. Event planners can also get personalized support to achieve ecological goals specific to their projects. The Palais has 113 meeting rooms, hall, terrasse and multipurpose spaces for every need, plus a comprehensive range of services and leading-edge technologies. Maximum capacity: 13,384.


This unique LEED certified complex dedicated to the dissemination, promotion and creation of the circus arts has many eye-popping event spaces, including a highly modular performance hall (the only circular hall with variable geometry in Canada), a large main hall connected to the circular room and an exhibition space that lets in exceptional natural light. The terrasse and outdoor space includes an organic garden. Maximum capacity: 1,400.


A hub of artistic and cultural effervescence, the PHI Foundation is located in Old Montréal, in a LEED Gold-certified heritage building from 1861. PHI’s spaces are contemporary, interconnected and multifunctional and flooded in natural light, and can all be optimized for different configurations while offering high-tech equipment and superb acoustics. Maximum capacity: 295.


This Allied Properties REIT property covers a full city block in Old Montréal, where historical buildings have been completely renovated and are connected by a vast skylight. The resulting atrium runs the length of La Ruelle des fortifications. This unique, sunlit space surrounded by Victorian buildings lends itself perfectly to all kinds of events, including galas and cocktail parties. Maximum capacity: 300.


Home to the Montréal Canadiens, the Bell Centre is the only professional sports venue in North America to be awarded three independent environmental certifications: LEED Silver for Existing Buildings (EBOM), ISO 14001, and Quebec’s Ici On Recycle Level Three (the highest level). The Bell Centre’s restaurants and lounges are ideal for cocktail parties, banquets and meetings for small to massive groups. Maximum capacity: 1,850.


Part of the Space for Life complex, the Planétarium seeks to encourage humans to live with and support nature through conservation, education and research. Its bold, LEED Platinum-certified design incorporates cutting-edge technology to create unique experiences in its immersive 360-degree dome theatres, perfect for cocktail parties, banquets or trainings. Maximum capacity: 192.


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