Come to Montreal

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HEC Montréal Hélène-Desmarais building, a LEED building


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The Location of HEC Montreal


Parking for the event

  1. Indoor parking at HEC Montréal's Hélène-Desmarais building
    501, de La Gauchetière West Street
  2. Indoor parking Palais des congrès de Montréal
    1025, Chenneville Street, accessible via Viger Avenue
  3. Indoor parking Quartier international de Montréal
    249, Saint-Antoine West Street
  4. Parking Indigo Montréal M175
    500, René-Lévesque West Boulevard

Traveling to Montreal

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Visa requirements

Registration complete? Great! If you are traveling to Montreal from outside Canada, please check the visa requirements for your country as soon as possible. The Canada Border Services Agency is currently experiencing delays in granting visas. For those who need a visa, we recommend that you apply quickly.

Visit the official website of the Government of Canada or contact your nearest Canadian embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information regarding visas and entry permits. 

If you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, please contact Christina  Procopio:

COVID restrictions

The Canadian government no longer requires valid proof of vaccination to board a train or plane (domestic or international). However, your safety is our top priority. Please be aware that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there might be travel restrictions and health protocols in place that may affect your travel plans. Prepare now for your trip! Here are a few helpful links:

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Where to stay : Hotels

There are a number of hotels that are within walking distance to our event! Click here for the entire list.


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Things to do and see in montreal

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Popular tourist sites

Montreal is a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage and numerous attractions. Don’t miss these popular tourist sites:

For more information on these locations and more, here are some helpful links:


Montreal is a culinary delight, with a vast array of dining options. Indulge in local specialties such as poutine, smoked meat sandwiches, and bagels. Here’s a list of recommendations to help you choose where to dine each night!

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Even in our digital world we sometimes need some currency in our pockets. Click here to convert your local currency to Canadian dollars.


French and English are the two most common languages in Montreal, with French being the official language of the entire province of Québec, including Montreal. Most businesses in Montreal use French as their first language, however English is widely understood throughout, especially in the downtown area.

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