Charter a bus to Montreal Conference

Rent a Bus for Your Montreal Conference

The largest city in Quebec, Montreal has played an important role in the economic, cultural, and social fabric of Canada, both historically and in the present day. Home to several world-class universities (and consistently ranking high on the list of cities in the world to be a university student), Montreal has been churning out great minds for over a century.

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Why rent a bus for your Montreal conference?

While Montreal is a top-notch cosmopolitan destination, but like any city in expansion, it has its fair share of construction detours and road closures. You can rely on Bus.com to deal with these issues so you don’t have to. Our experienced charter bus drivers are familiar with the unique Montreal traffic infrastructure — and the even more unique parking signs — and will charter the best course to get your group to and from the conference center in a timely fashion.

 

 

Booking a charter bus is efficient, too. Just plug in your itinerary, and we’ll have a quote ready for you in an instant. Plus, our responsive, professional trip-planning agents are available 24/7 throughout the entirety of your rental, from the initial booking onward.

Types of bus rentals

With Bus.com’s wide variety of competitively-priced vehicles, ranging from the standard school bus and minibus to the luxe coach bus and mini coach bus, you can be sure to find a charter bus rental that caters to all your conference attendees’ needs perfectly.

Coach

Coach rental
Comfort and storage
55 seats

School bus

School bus rental
The affordable classic
47 seats

Minibus

Minibus rental
Small groups, big moments
21 seats

Why Montreal?

Montreal’s high ranking on the livability index has made it an ideal home for startups, and in recent years it has become the epicenter of the video game industry, as well as a major player in aerospace engineering and artificial intelligence. This, as well as Montreal’s old-world charm, unique bilingual character, and thriving foodie culture and nightlife scene, make La Métropole du Québec the premier choice for hosting, or attending, all types of trade shows, conventions, and exhibitions. 

Popular conferences in Montreal

Montreal is known for its variety. From the wide array of festivals for which it is known, to its diversity of people, cultures, and languages, it is a true ville polyvalente, to borrow from the city’s official language. This means that it is host to an assortment of conferences, too. Here are a few of the most notable.

Startupfest

Dubbed “the music festival for startups” by Reddit co-founder Alex Ohanian, Startupfest is a lively outdoor conference held in Montreal’s scenic Parc Jean Drapeau. On top of the usual keynote talks, workshops, and demos, the conference also features the unique Tent Village, where attendees can network with speakers and investors and over a pint, as well as vie for one of the many investment prizes, totalling up to $1,000,000, including the brand-new $100,000 Women in Tech Investment Prize.

C2 Montreal

In the Spirit of Montreal itself, C2 is a dynamic fusion of commerce and creativity, where over 6,500 top business innovators and outside-the-box thinkers gather over three activity-filled days to brainstorm, challenge, inspire, and ultimately shape the future of business. Featuring masterclasses, hands-on workshops, and one-on-one networking, the conference also aims to unlock creativity with cutting-edge art and tech installations, and sometimes-unexpected live artistic performances.

ConFoo

Originally focused solely on PHP, ConFoo has expanded over the years to cover a wide range of web development topics, such as Java, security, quality, performance, JavaScript, DevOps, and AI. Featuring over 150 compelling talks by dozens of industry experts, as well as a variety of networking opportunities in a fun, laid-back atmosphere, it’s the ideal setting to tackle some of the biggest and most topical issues in web development today.

Conference of Montreal

Presented by the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the Conference of Montreal is a large-scale summit designed to bring together heads of state, leaders in the private sector, and the general public to encourage discussion at an international level on topics related to economic globalization. With over 4,300 participants and more than 70 countries represented, the event is one of the most important economic forums in existence.

Popular conference venues in Montreal

Montreal was named a UNESCO City of Design in 2006, and many of its conference centers reflect this designation. From unique modern architecture, to refurbished art deco buildings, to — in a category all its own — the controversial masterpiece that is the Big O, Montreal convention centers are one of a kind.

Palais des Congrès de Montréal

The Palais des Congrès de Montréal is not only a beautiful space, with a colorful glass facade and abundant natural light throughout the venue, it’s also functional. With more than 500,000 square feet of space across 113 rooms and rental spaces, the center is able to accommodate up to 1,950 exhibition booths. And you’re covered for all four seasons — it’s connected to Montreal’s famous underground city for cold-weather conventions, and features four large terraces for taking advantage of the sublime summer climate.

Place Bonaventure

Once nicknamed “the fortress” due to its size and brutalist architectural style, Place Bonaventure has since undergone extensive renovations, including the installation of a large number of windows on either side of the building, and is now considered one of the top conference centers in Quebec. The main exhibition hall consists of 200,000 square feet of space that can be configured to all types of specs, and the center offers state-of-the-art tech services with 24/7 assistance.

Olympic Stadium

Originally built for the 1976 Winter Olympics, and formerly home to Montreal’s professional baseball and football teams, the infamous Stade Olympique is now a multi-purpose complex and popular tourist destination. The covered playing field has a capacity of 10,000 people, and the Esplanade, at the foot of the stadium, offers a large outdoor space with a spectacular view of the world’s tallest leaning tower.

Le Centre Sheraton

A 12-minute drive from downtown San Francisco, the Oakland Convention Center is one of the largest conference centers in the Bay Area, with over 100,000 square feet of exhibit, meeting rooms, and convention space. Its connection to the Oakland Marriott City Center hotel adds an extra element of convenience to any convention, and Oakland itself offers a wealth of cultural activities, incredible dining, and gorgeous views of the Bay, and, of course, the famous Golden Gate Bridge.

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