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  • The Palais des congrès de Montréal celebrates 35 years

    In 1975, when a major study was released proclaiming Montréal’s tourism potential, the idea of building a convention centre was born. Eight years later, the Palais des congrès de Montréal ushered guests through its doors and hosted its first international event: The 8th International Congress of Plastic Surgery, one gathering that helped build the city’s now thriving life sciences industry. The Palais has been actively contributing to Québec’s international reputation ever since. This year, as the conference centre celebrates its 35-year…

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  • Montréal’s aerospace industry takes business to new heights

    The aerospace industry that has taken flight in the Greater Montréal area over the past two decades is now soaring. In fact, the area has grown into one of the largest aerospace clusters in the world next to Seattle and Toulouse, and features the second highest density of aerospace jobs globally. Key leaders in the field flock there because of the vibrant interaction between academia, science and business, and also to tap into a rich history of accomplishments. For instance,…

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  • Palais des congrès de Montréal: 16 aerospace events have brought in $34.4-mil in tourism revenues

    The Montréal aerospace industry contributes to the city’s reputation as a premier business destination through major events held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. In the last five years, the Palais has hosted 16 regional, national and international aerospace events, which have attracted 18,500 delegates to the city. These gatherings translated into 38,500 room nights in Montréal hotels, and generated an estimated $34,000,000 in tourism income for the city and Québec. “We have every intention of continuing to encourage the…

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