May 30-June 1, 2018
2020, rue William
Montréal Qc H3J 1R8
Movin’On 2018 will take place at Arsenal, at 2020 William Street, Montréal, QC (H3J 1R8), in Montréal’s historic, innovation-driven Griffintown district. Arsenal is a flagship industrial heritage building that’s been transformed into a vast contemporary art gallery.
Arsenal’s mix of industry and art serves as the perfect setting for Movin’On village. The village also extends onto park land behind Arsenal, affording access to the historically significant Lachine Canal, a vestige of the industrial age. This village-like setting is reinvented to serve as a creative and innovative playground where curiosity is the norm, risk is encouraged and anything can happen.
Visas and other documentation: Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. Learn more here.
Currency and taxes: The currency here is the Canadian dollar. A Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 5%, as well as a provincial sales tax (TVQ) of 9.975% are added to all goods and services purchased in the province of Québec.
There is also a 3.5% Tax on Lodging for each accommodation unit rented in an establishment located in the Montréal tourism region.
Converting currency: You can convert money at the pricier Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport currency exchange (not recommended), or at your hotel (even less recommended), or simply by using your ATM card at any bank, which will cost a small fee (best option). There are also numerous currency exchanges located throughout downtown that offer competitive rates.
Tipping at restaurants and elsewhere: Service is not included in your restaurant bill, so it’s customary to add a 15% tip to the total before taxes (if you’re with a group, 15% for service may be automatically added to your bill). Taxi drivers, delivery people, hairdressers, etc. are also normally tipped 10% to 15%. Porters, doormen, etc. generally receive at least $1 per suitcase or per service rendered.
For more information: Please visit Tourisme Montréal.
Getting to Montréal
As a special nod to Movin’On participants, our partner SkyTeam is offering preferred rates on flights to Montreal. Visit our dedicated SkyTeam page and fly to us !
Spring is a particularly busy time in Montréal, so don’t drag your heels booking a hotel room.
We have some great rates for you. Click on the map to discover the deals and book your hotel now.
Starting at 269$
Ideally located at the gateway of downtown and Old-Montreal, the InterContinental Montreal offers rooms totally reinvented by the reknown Californian design firm, The Zebrowski Design Group.
Starting at $269
With a central location, sophisticated hotel rooms, the renowned Gazette restaurant and the Westin Workout® fitness room (which features a sauna and indoor glass-bottom pool), let Le Westin Montréal take care of your every need.
Starting at $219
A true urban oasis, this penthouse hotel is located at the top of Place Bonaventure, a 17-storey commercial complex that’s connected to Montreal’s central train station and the underground transport network, offering proximity to the many restaurants and attractions of the city.
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Starting at 169$
Beautifully appointed suites equipped with a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi and ultra-comfortable bedding, located in the city centre.
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Starting at 149$
Located in the city centre, the Travelodge Montreal Centre offers guests the ideal balance of convenience, comfort, and cost.
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