Previous events

November 2014

  • November 6th: Merchants only
    Nouvember 7th and 8th: Open to public

    Attention wine lovers! La Grande Dégustation de Montréal brings together more than 200 producers from around the world to showcase more than 1,700 different wines. This year’s featured country: South Africa.

    Info : 514 722-4510

    November 6 to 8
  • November 19 to 24
    Open to public

    Showcasing literature from Québec and around the world, the Salon du livre de Montréal presents the largest collection of French-language books in North America. Book lovers, avid readers and book browsers gather at one of the most popular events of the year. Come and meet your favorite authors, and discover new ones, during our literary events, including the round-table discussions, debates and public readings – the highlights that make the Salon du livre de Montréal a must-see literary event every year. Come and join us, and enjoy six days of exceptional activities.

    Info : 514 845-2365

    November 19 to 24
  • Open to public

    The Salon National des Animaux de Compagnie (SNAC) is an annual event held in Sherbrooke, Quebec City and Montreal. It focuses on pets, and includes all the official competitions and demonstrations involving cats, dogs, rodents, rabbits, birds, reptiles and other domestic animals. Meet the many breeders, veterinarians, behaviorists and suppliers of pet services who attend the show.

    Info : 514 766-6293

    November 29 and 30

January 2016

  • January 23
    Open to public

    FrostFest is a new cheerleading competition hosted by Les Productions Sapphire. We expect to welcome more than 1500 athletes and spectators from Ontario and Quebec. More information can be found on our website.

    Info: 514-268-2432


    January 23

April 2016


May 2016

  • May 25 and 26

    The Québec export trade show: exhibitors, conferences and personalized business meetings. Find all of the export specialists who can support your export strategy.

    Info: 418 658-6755

    May 25 and 26
  • Merchants only

    Hundreds of funeral professionals will gather at Place Bonaventure for the Funeral Service Association of Canada’s (FSAC) Annual Convention. FSAC is partnering with the International Federation of Thanatologists Associations to host a global convention for funeral directors and suppliers.

    The FSAC Convention boasts a truly unique trade show. Delegates will discover the latest trends in funeral products and services. Exhibitors will display sparkling diamonds made from cremated remains, eco-friendly caskets, cremation jewelry, hearses and much more!

    Delegates will arrive from across Canada and around the world, ready to explore the cosmopolitan City of Montreal. A vibrant venue, combined with renowned speakers and extraordinary exhibits, adds up to an exhilarating unforgettable professional event.

    Info: 613-271-2017

    May 31 to June 2

September 2016

  • September 9 to 11
    Open to public

    No need to be tattooed to join in!

    Nearly 250 world-renowned tattoo artists will gather on September 9-10-11, 2016 in downtown Montréal as part of the 14th edition of Art Tattoo Show Montréal.

    Open to the public, the event will allow fans to meet the most talented tattoo artists from America, Asia and Europe. Take advantage of this opportunity to add some pieces to your tattoo collection. Artists will be available to tattoo during the event.

    As for the merely curious, they can enjoy the event and discover the art of tattooing and become familiar with everything surrounding it. Live music, performances, tattoo competitions and art exhibitions are scheduled over the weekend. Vendors’ booths featuring jewellery, books and clothing are sure to delight those searching for the perfect tattoo-related item.


    Info: 514-525-2025

    September 9 to 11
  • September 16 to 18
    Open to public

    Purpose: To help people from Québec who visit, stay and invest in Florida find resources for their needs.

    Annual exhibition that aims to be the largest gathering of Quebecers who wish to stay or invest in Florida. Through its presentations and exhibitors, this event will provide them with all of the resources they need in Florida. For visitors, the Salon Québec-Floride will prove to be an excellent meeting point, where they can gather information and talk with hundreds of suppliers of products and services they may need before, during and after their stay.


    Info : 450-818-5373

    September 16 to 18
  • Open to public

    A fun, tasty and informative event for those living with special dietary needs and food allergies. Discover, sample and save on hundreds of products while learning from leading experts in Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Diabetic-Friendly and Low-FODMAP diets.

    The Specialty Food Expo is divided into 3 exciting areas:

    Area 1: Features Gluten-Free products carefully selected to meet gluten-free safety regulations, in addition to other dietary needs.

    Area 2: Features non-Gluten-Free products that are Dairy Free, Soy Free, Diabetic Approved and/or Low FODMAP

    Area 3: Features live demonstrations and educational sessions.


    Friday  September 23 : 11:00 – 7:00

    Saturday September 24:  9:00 – 5:00

    September 23 and 24
  • Merchants only

    Private buying show and training session for member merchants.

    September 26 and 27
  • Open to public



    The JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes, presented by Sun Life Financial, is a high-energy stationary cycling event taking place in 19 cities in Canada. This event will challenge Canadians to go further to defeat diabetes.

    The JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes consists of five ride elements:

    • Ride10: A five-participant ride of seven minutes each on a stationary bike


    • Ride60: A 60-minute individual endurance challenge


    • Ride100: An individual 100-km challenge


    • vRide: A virtual ride that will allow participants to ride where they want, when they want


    • iRide: A 40-, 97- or 161-km (25-, 60- or 100-mile) outdoor challenge chosen from among seven destinations in the United States


    Info : 514-744-5537


    September 30

October 2016

  • October 14 and 15
    Merchants only

    Expo Bois Design

    Private event / by invitation only

    October 14 and 15
  • Merchants only

    Annual convention where suppliers of pools, spas, outdoor furniture and other related products present their wares and new collections to SIMA store owners.

    October 25 and 26

December 2016

  • December 1 to 4
    Open to public

    Where built heritage and architecture go together

    A trained eye. Incredible style. Steady hands. This is unrivalled expertise. This is Rendez-vous Maestria, a one-of-a-kind celebration of Quebec heritage and architectural crafts.

    On the program? Age-old, cutting-edge and rarely-seen expertise in built heritage and contemporary architecture. A rich blend of wisdom and constructive energy. A plethora of outstanding discoveries. Everything an expression of continuity, identity and originality.

    For both professionals and the general public, Maestria provides the perfect opportunity to meet specialized artisans with a mastery of fundamental, time-honoured techniques.

    Thursday December 1: opening at 6pm

    Friday December 2 and Saturday December 3 : from 10am to 7pm

    Sunday December 4 : from 10am to 6pm

    Admission : $15

    December 1 to 4

March 2017

  • March 26 to 29
    Merchants only

    Intended for retailers in Quebec and Eastern Canada, the Quebec Gift Fair has a long history of offering retailers an edited assortment of exhibitors who appreciate the distinct needs of the market. The Quebec Gift Fair is held in Montréal once per year, showcasing the newest and hottest trends in fashion, home and lifestyle!


    Info: 800-611-6100

    March 26 to 29

April 2017

  • April 4 and 5
    Merchants only

    HIGHTEX EXPO, organized by Group CTT, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017!

    Since 2002, Expo Hightex has been bringing together the leaders of North America’s technical textile industry to discuss the latest innovations and development opportunities in our sector. With a completely revamped version of the conferences and exhibition, we expect to attract more than 500 participants and 35 exhibitors from Canada and the United States – innovative entrepreneurs who will shape the future of the industry. The Hightex Expo also represents an opportunity to promote Canadian knowledge and expertise to an international audience.

    Hightex Expo 2017 will be focusing on the economy, leadership and innovation under a broad theme that presents both a challenge and an opportunity for our industry: climate.

    FOR THE FIRST TIME, in addition to the on-site exhibition, Hightex Expo will present an on-line exhibition, where companies will have the opportunity to present and promote their products through a website that will be displayed on screens in a dedicated area of the show floor.

    Info: 450-502-1838


    April 4 and 5
  • April 20 to 22
    Merchants only

    ExpoCam is the second-largest trade show for Canada’s trucking industry. Exhibitors from Canada, the United States and many other countries will display their trucks, trailers, software, equipment, tools and services for the professional trucking industry.

    Info: 416-510-5234


    April 20 to 22
  • April 26 and 27
    Merchants only
    Organized by the Corporation des maîtres mécaniciens en tuyauterie du Québec (CMMTQ – Corporation of Master Pipe Mechanics of Quebec), the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), the Corporation des maîtres électriciens du Québec (CMEQ – Corporation of Master Electricians of Quebec) and the Corporation des entreprises de traitement de l’air et du froid (CETAF – Corporation of air and cold processing companies), MCEE is the largest trade show in Canada for the HVACR, plumbing, electrical and lighting industries. More than 7,000 visitors are expected to attend in order to meet with more than 400 exhibitors and see thousands of products. Visitors will also have the opportunity to increase their knowledge and understanding of innovations in sustainable development, energy-efficient products and technology and renewable energy through the trade show, the New Product Showcase and a number of seminars presented by experts.

    MCEE is held in Montréal every two years, and is a not-to-be-missed event for everyone involved in the mechanical, electrical and lighting industries.


    Info: 416-695-0447 / 1-800-639-2474

    April 26 and 27

May 2017

  • Merchants only

    The 9th edition of THE reference for professionals in the graphic chain will be held on May 12 & 13, 2017. This year, Grafik’Art presents three specific zones: the sign zone, the sublimation zone and the garment and promotional products zone.

    Info: 514-916-8102


    May 12 and 13
  • Open to public

    The Grand Prix are the largest open Magic the Gathering events run around the world. These exciting three-day festivals of everything Magic feature a two-day main event that offers thousands of dollars in cash prizes. In addition, you will find artist signings and more side events than you could possibly play in your most fevered Magic-induced dreams.

    Info: 514-272-1984

    May 19 to 21

September 2017

  • September 8 to 10
    Open to public

    The World’s largest digital festival is back in Montréal in 2017. DreamHack Montréal will be hosting its second edition, and you will have the chance to see the best players battle for more than $300,000 in one of our e-sport tournaments (CS:GO, Starcraft 2, HearthStone, Smash Melee, Smash 4 and SFV). In addition to our e-sport tournaments, you will be able to compete in our BYOC tournaments for a chance to win more than $75,000. A number of other additions will make this year even more memorable



    September 8 to 10
  • September 13 and 14
    Merchants only

    CANWELD Expo & Conference is Canada’s premier annual event for the welding, fabricating and finishing industry, featuring live working equipment and technology, top industry speakers and unparallelled industry networking.

    September 13 and 14
  • September 22 and 23
    Open to public

    The Expo-Marathon is a free exhibition presented by the Oasis Marathon and Half-Marathon of Montréal, which is part of the Rock’n’Roll Marathon Series. The event features many health- and running-related exhibitors and conferences.

    Friday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Info: 450-679-4928

    September 22 and 23
  • September 23 and 24
    Open to public

    A unique experience in Montréal!

    Share your passion for sport and physical training with friends and professionals. Whether you are looking to discover new products and ideas, improve yourself, get advice, meet specialist or just have fun, you will find your perfect fit. The Expo offers exhibitors, group classes, activities, conferences, demonstrations and competitions. Any reason is a good reason to visit the Physical Training and Sport Expo.

    Info: 1-877-583-4861

    September 23 and 24

October 2017

  • October 12 and 13
    Open to public

    The National Education Fair is a unique exploration platform for academic programs and career choices in Greater Montréal that focuses on the face-to-face encounters intended to define or confirm academic and professional aspirations. The Fair allows young people and adults to find multiple resources in the field of education, training and career choices under one roof, and to interact directly with representatives.



    Opening Hours

    Thursday Octobre 12 : 9am to 6pm

    Friday Octobre 13 : 9am to 5pm

    October 12 and 13
  • October 12 and 13
    Open to public

    The Study & Stay Abroad Fair is the event that promotes and encourages international mobility among young people and adults. Anyone who is interested in an experience abroad can come to the Fair to meet with organizations from around the world that offer academic and university programs, cooperative and volunteer programs, job opportunities, language and cultural immersion stays and other resources and governmental services in connection with projects abroad.




    Opening Hours

    Thursday Octobre 12 : 9am to 6pm

    Friday Octobre 13 : 9am to 5pm

    October 12 and 13
  • October 12 and 13
    Open to public

    The National Job Fair of Montréal expects to attract nearly 130 companies and organizations, with more than 400 recruiters, career development specialists and admission officers on site to evaluate the experience, skills and career goals of the candidates who attend, with the ultimate goal of hiring them or helping them to find jobs in the Greater Montréal Area, in almost every region of the province of Québec, and in Ontario and elsewhere in Canada.




    Opening Hours:

    Thursday Octobre 12 : 9am to 6pm

    Friday Octobre 13 : 9am to 5pm

    October 12 and 13
  • October 18 and 19
    Merchants only

    Every year, Xplor brings together approximately 100 exhibitors and more than 1,000 participants from the mineral industry. Much more than a tradeshow, this event is conducive to meetings and business development, and is recognized for the quality of its networking activities and its high-quality conference program.

    Info: 418-658-6755

    October 18 and 19
  • Open to public

    The largest travel industry show in Canada that is open to the public welcomes more than 36,000 visitors in three days. The show attracts vacationers, globetrotters, travellers, avid explorers, cruisers, tourists and those who are seeking out exotic destinations. This annual event brings together 400 exhibitors and partners, along with the major players in the tourism industry. Discover more than 100 countries on site.
    Visitors can immerse themselves in daily presentations, expert advice, international culture, folklore and live performances to discover the world in 3 days! 


    Info: 514-527-9221

    October 20 to 22
  • Open to public

    Free admission – 20 free conferences – Sale of products and services onsite – Tasting – Coaching –
    Mentoring with Network M – Start-up help – Contests – Business financing

    Welcome to the 4th edition of the Young International Entrepreneurs’ Fair! The purpose of this event is to shine a spotlight on young entrepreneurs from Montréal’s cultural communities who are looking to expand their network and adopt better business practices, and to educate, support and initiate young entrepreneurs from 19-40 years old who are looking to start their own businesses.

    Young entrepreneurs will share their knowledge and experience, offer their products and services to the public, expand their networks, exchange business cards, attend entrepreneurship conferences and support each other.


    Opening Hours:

    Saturday, October 21 : From 10am to 5:30pm


    October 21

November 2017

  • November 2 – Trade and business people only

    November 3 and 4– Open to the public

    Wine amateurs, La Grande Dégustation de Montréal brings together more than 200 producers from around the world with more than 1,700 different wines.

    In 2017, the region of Champagne takes centre stage as part of the 375th anniversary of the city of Montréal! In addition, wines from the guest region of Washington State are celebrated, the Riesling grape variety is featured and cocktails are honoured.

    Info: 514-722-4510

    General public
    Friday, November 4 : 3-9 PM
    Saturday, November 5 : 1-9 PM


    Individual entrance fee: $ presale / $ on-site (tax incl.).
    Tasting coupon fee (on-site only): $.
    The entrance fee includes a taster’s glass and a visitor’s guide. Tastings vary in price and must be paid with tasting coupons only.

    November 2 to 4
  • Open to public

    The Salon National des Animaux de Compagnie (SNAC) is an annual event that is held in Sherbrooke, Québec City and Montréal. It focuses on pets, and includes all of the official competitions and demonstrations involving cats, dogs, rodents, rabbits, birds, reptiles and other domestic animals. Meet the many breeders, veterinarians, behaviourists and suppliers of pet services who attend the show. Competitions: cat show, dock dogs and dog agility.

    Opening Hours

    Saturday November 4: 10H AM – 6H PM
    Sunday November 5: 10H AM – 6H PM

    Students and Senior Citizens: $12.00
    Children from 5 to 11 years: $10.00
    Children under 5 years: Free



    Info: 514-766-6293


    November 4 and 5
  • November 15 to 20
    Open to public

    The unparallelled showcase for literature from Québec and around the world, the Salon du livre de Montréal promotes books and their creators on the public stage. Joining in the feverish festivities surrounding Montréal’s 375th Anniversary celebrations, the Salon will take advantage of this opportunity to highlight and rediscover local literature and authors. Book lovers, avid readers and book browsers gather at one of the most popular events of the year. Meet authors at our autograph sessions, and make wonderful new discoveries during our hundreds of literary events, round-table discussions, debates and public readings. These are the memorable moments that make the Salon du livre de Montréal a must-attend literary event year after year. Come and join us for six days of exceptional fun with books.

    Mercredi 15 novembre 9 h à 21 h
    Jeudi 16 novembre 9 h à 21 h
    Vendredi 17 novembre 9 h à 22 h
    Samedi 18 novembre 9 h à 21 h
    Dimanche 19 novembre 9 h à 19 h
    Lundi 20 novembre 9 h à 15 h

    Admission générale 8 $
    Aîné (à partir de 60 ans) 6 $
    Étudiant 6 $
    Billetterie en ligne 6 $ + frais
    12 ans et moins gratuit accompagné d’un parent. Valable pour les familles seulement. Ne s’applique à aucun groupe.
    Passeport (photo requise) Valide pour toute la durée du Salon 12$

    Info: 514-845-2365

    November 15 to 20
  • Open to public

    Open to the public, the 58th annual show and sale of semi-precious gems, jewellery, sculptures, pearls, beads, fossils, tools and minerals is educational and perfect for finding unique gifts of all kinds. A not-to-be-missed event! More than 100 local and out-of-province dealers will take part, selling minerals and crystals from locations around the world, including famous mines in Afghanistan, Africa, Brazil and North America, to name only a few. You will find sculptures made from agate, serpentine, amazonite, rose quartz, jasper and other minerals, one-of-a-kind handmade sterling silver jewellery, semi-precious stone beads, a large collection of pearls, along with silver and gold fittings for making your own jewellery. Professional jewellers will find many suppliers of cut stones ready to be set in rings, etc. Jewellery made from Baltic Sea amber as well as fossils, rough lapis lazuli, kunzite, aquamarine, quartz, rose quartz and giant amethyst geodes are among the many products for sale or on display at the variety of booths at this show. This is only a brief summary of what you will find and what you can buy during this 3-day event. Representatives from the École de gemmologie de Montréal will be on hand to identify your gems and provide you with information about their gemmology courses. Representatives from the Club de minéralogie de Montréal and other clubs and organizations will also be there to present their activities

    65 years and over: $7.00
    12 years old and under: FREE with an adult

    Opening Hours

    Friday November 24:  12noon – 9pm
    Saturday November 25:  10am – 7pm
    Sunday November 26: 10am – 5pm


    November 24 to 26

December 2017

  • Open to public

    Don’t miss the 62nd edition of the Salon des métiers d’art de Montréal. Delve into the creative world of more than 400 professional fine craft artisans from Québec, Canada and France: cabinetmakers, glassmakers, toymakers, leather craftsmen, jewellers and designers. Each exhibitor’s work has been approved by a panel of peers from the Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec (CMAQ). Tributes, demonstrations, exhibitions, conferences and so much more await you at this milestone event!

    Admission to this event is free.
    See our website for details.


    Monday through Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


    Free admission!


    Info: 514-861-2787


    December 7 to 17

January 2018

  • Open to public

    Canada’s largest bridal exhibition, showcasing the full range of products and services for engaged couples who are planning their weddings and setting up their homes.

    Hours: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Two stunning bridal fashion shows daily: 1:15 PM and 4:00 PM

    Montreal Bridal Show Regular Admission Tickets:
    $19.00 per person (available at the door)

    Info : 514 381-4428

    January 6 and 7
  • January 13 and 14
    Open to public

    Have you ever dreamed of running your own business? Franchising offers you the chance to be in business for yourself, but not by yourself. For more than a decade, the FranchiseCanada Show (formerly The Franchise Show) has helped Canadians to discover the many rewarding franchise opportunities that are available, and to realize their dreams. Produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), the FranchiseCanada Show is Canada’s largest and most trusted franchise-only tradeshow. Exclusively featuring franchise systems, many of which are the biggest names in a variety of industries and sectors, the FranchiseCanada Show provides you with a unique opportunity:

    • Meet face-to-face with some of the most accomplished franchise systems;
    • Discover franchise opportunities that suit your needs;
    • Conduct your due diligence, ask your questions and ensure that your potential investment is a perfect match;
    • Attend information seminars and learn more about the franchise industry;
    • Ask the Experts and speak one-on-one with major players in the franchise community.

    11:00 am to 5:00 pm

    One day pass – $10.00 | Weekend pass – $15.00
    Tickets are available at the show entrance.

    January 13 and 14
  • Open to public

    The Montréal Salon de l’Amour et de la Séduction provides an upscale adult playground dedicated to enhancing lifestyles, encouraging romance, personal betterment and all things Taboo. Enjoy entertainment, provocative and educational seminars, unique shopping, fashion shows and LIVE demonstrations.

    Info: 403-242-0859

    January 19 to 21
  • January 24 and 25
    Merchants only

    Expo Entrepreneurs is the first event in Québec to bring together entrepreneurs of all stripes with those who foster their success.

    Expo Entrepreneurs is a place for inspiration, connection and problem-solving. Whether you stop by for three hours or stay for the whole two days, you will find at least one person to help you, thousands of people who understand you, and a community of those who are building the Québec of tomorrow through their dreams, the risks they take and their ambitious projects.

    Expo Entrepreneurs is accessible to everyone who is on the verge of starting a business, already knee-deep in the action or managing their company’s growth. All entrepreneurs face challenges, seek new talents or succession, strive to push forward every day and reinvent themselves.

    Expo Entrepreneurs is an opportunity for Québec entrepreneurs and businesses to meet support organizations, representatives from government program, bankers & investors, service providers and innovators.

    Expo Entrepreneurs. Inspire. Connect. Solve.

    January 24 and 25

February 2018

  • Open to public

    The Montréal Boat and Water Sports Show is the largest boating event in Québec. Featuring more than 450 different boats, 275 exhibitors, and approximately 27,000 visitors, it is sure to provide boating enthusiasts with whatever makes them happy. In 2018, the best of the marine industry gathers at the Place Bonaventure to give you an exclusive foretaste of next summer! Don’t miss it!

    Info: 450-466-1777 

    February 1 to 4
  • February 9 to 11
    Open to public

    Lan ETS is a student club from École de technologie supérieure in Montréal that organizes the largest Lan Gaming Party in Canada. Every year, more than 2,500 gamers compete in a number of tournaments for their chance to win more than $100,000 in prizes. Our many partners offer you a chance to discover the latest products and technology in our EXPO zone. With more than 1,000 spectator seats available, you can follow the action live on site.

     Info: 1 888-LAN-ETS9

    February 9 to 11
  • Open to public

    The Montréal Outdoor, Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show is the largest outdoor event in the province of Québec. Visitors will go back home with all the tips and information they were looking for. The outdoor, fishing and camping area situated on the main floor at Place Bonaventure will once again showcase manufacturers, retailers, close to 100 outfitters, the most popular brands of boats, RVs and ATVs, accessories, great features and even more.

    Avid hunters will be pleased to hear that the Hunting Hall is back and more complete than ever, featuring no less than 35,000 square feet showcasing the leading brands and new products.

    Info: 514-866-5409

    February 15 to 18
  • Open to public

    Cycling friends, cycling tourists, sport cyclists, triathletes and other bike enthusiasts, are your legs starting to quiver at the thought of riding your bike in the sun? Yvan Martineau, a well-known sports journalist and spokesman for the Show, invites you to visit the 16th edition of the Montréal Bicycle Show and the 4th Montréal Triathlon Show, where more than 250 exhibitors will be on hand to present the latest novelties and upcoming trends for the 2018 season.

    Whether you are searching for a bicycle, equipment, accessories, clothing or advice, this is the best place to discover everything there is to know about the world of cycling, swimming and running. Both Shows are intended for enthusiasts, from beginner to expert, from 7 to 77 years old!

    This year’s program includes the Triathlon Challenge for all, conferences hosted by specialists, product and service launches, workshops, on-site registration for events and many other attractions, not to mention our ever-popular test track, where you can try out various models of bicycles.

    Our cycling tourism section, the largest of its kind presented in Canada, welcomes many organizations that operate in the cycling tourism industry, and will showcase many popular cycling paths and events, the most beautiful cycling trails in Québec, Ontario, the Maritimes and the United States, and more than one hundred other cycling destinations on five continents. This is the best place to plan your next cycling season!

    Cycling, swimming and running are now the most practiced summer activities in Québec, and of course, they are among the best forms of exercise for staying healthy and in shape. Visit the Montréal Bicycle Show and the Montréal Triathlon Show, and discover why cycling and triathlon are so popular.

    Start your season now!
    Info: 514-931-3336

    February 23 to 25

March 2018

  • Open to public

    The National Home Show presented by RE/MAX is the ideal place for Canadians to find inspiration and learn about the new trends in renovation, home decorating and landscaping.
    For its 39th edition, the Show offers many new features, attractions, competitions, meetings with experts to give you advice, tips and tricks.
    Visit our website on a regular basis to learn more about the attractions, the conference schedule, contests and the list of exhibitors, and to buy your tickets online starting December 7, 2017!

    Info: 514-527-9221

    March 9 to 18

April 2018

  • Open to public

    The ESSENTIAL Fair for families celebrates 26 years! Intended for pregnant women and parents with children up to 6 years old, the Parents and Kids Fair offers everything you need to save time while taking advantage of a vast selection, all under the same roof. Early childhood professionals present their innovations, share advice and resources and answer your questions. Visit with our many exhibitors and make on-site purchases. Discover information related to health, childbirth, nutrition, education, safety, social and government services, consumer goods and leisure activities. Experience the warm atmosphere and make the most of the conferences, fashions, animation and shows for children.

    Parenting: Love and learn!

     Opening hours:

    THU. April 5 10am to 7pm

    FRI. April 6 10am to 7pm

    SAT. April 7 10am to 6pm

    SUN. April 8 10am to 7pm


    Adults: $15

    Seniors: $ 12

    Students: $12

    12 and under: Free

    Info: 450-227-7221

    April 5 to 8
  • Merchants only

    Connexion Le Salon de la transformation numérique is a trade show organized by Les Affaires to meet the current needs of many companies and entrepreneurs who are struggling with digital transformation and looking for concrete solutions.

    Info: 514-392-4298

    April 18 and 19
  • Open to public

    The one-of-a-kind largest electric transportation gathering in Montréal allows you to try bicycles, scooters and tri-carriers onsite (indoors). Road test electric cars on specific urban and motorway circuits from the exhibition site.

    Friday: 1 PM to 9 PM
    Saturday: 10 AM to 6 PM
    Sunday: 10 AM to 5 PM

    Admission (taxes included):
    General admission: $15.00 – CAA Quebec members: $10.00
    Online reservation: $10.00
    12 years and under: Free
    Info: 514-916-8102

    April 20 to 22
  • April 21 and 22
    Open to public

    Whether you are interested in different educational tools, services (neuropsychologist, resource specialist, physiotherapist, etc.) or educational activities for your children or students, the exhibitors will be happy to provide you with information concerning their products and services.
    Come and see, test, purchase or consult educational books, games, software, children’s albums, school supplies, furniture and much more. Check out the booths, presentations, conferences and entertainment.

    Free admission.
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    April 21 and 22
  • April 26 and 27: Trade and business people only

    April 28: Open to the public

    An indispensable cultural event for design and creativity, SIDIM offers a preview of the styles that will furnish tomorrow’s homes, offices and businesses.

    Open to the public, design lovers and consumers, SIDIM gives you an opportunity to meet with experts to discuss your future projects, to be the first to attend product launches and to get inspired by the latest interior design trends. More than a trade show, the Design Show offers you a cultural outing and
    hopes you enjoy exploring the people, products and ideas that make the design world so exciting and inspiring.

    Every year, this major Canadian design event provides a unique opportunity to interact directly with suppliers and designers. For three days during the Design Show, actual contacts replace virtual encounters, resulting in quality personal time. Over three exciting days, meet face-to-face with 300 firms that provide hands-on solutions to all of your space planning requirements.

    The DESIGN SHOW has become, Canada’s largest gathering of design professionals. It is acknowledged as being among the most elegant and advanced design shows in North America – an essential showcase for the best in industrial design and interior design, where participants can attend exclusive new product launches, discover the last furnishings and lifestyle trends and conduct fascinating meetings.

    Info: 450-651-3630


    April 26 to 28

May 2018

  • Open to public

    The 15th Olympiades québécoises des métiers et des technologies is the largest event dedicated to vocational and technical training in Quebec. Inspired by the Olympic Games, the Olympiades offers the public an exceptional showcase of skilled trades and tangible models of success.
    Over a period of two days, more than 300 finalists from all regions of Québec will demonstrate their expertise in 38 competing disciplines, under the watchful eye of thousands of visitors. Among the sectors that will be represented are food, metal fabrication, mechanics, computer technology and construction. Place Bonaventure will be transformed into a true multidisciplinary factory, with more than 150,000 sq. ft. attesting to the quality and variety of programs offered at our vocational training centers and CEGEPs.
    Join this great celebration of skill, and observe the young workers of tomorrow in action!


    Info: 418-646-3534

    May 3 and 4
  • Merchants only

    Join us at MMTS 2018. Québec’s leading manufacturing event where professionals connect with peers, metalworking technologies and innovations.
    As the largest manufacturing technology event in Québec, MMTS is more than a tradeshow. It is an EVENT dedicated to manufacturing! We provide a venue for the manufacturing community to come together, connect and grow. This is a unique opportunity to showcase products, communicate with industry leaders and gain practical knowledge that will help you to thrive, evolve and stay competitive.

    With keynotes, panel discussions and interactive technology exchanges on the event floor, participants can be sure to connect with other stakeholders on timely topics, including sourcing the future workforce, the factory of the future and government programs that drive productivity and innovation, along with insights into Québec’s local manufacturing success stories. Add this together with social and interactive experiences throughout the event, and you will leave MMTS with the feeling of a productive and valuable investment of your time.

    Info: 888 322-7333 /514-845-1125

    May 14 to 16

June 2018

  • Open to public

    Join the first International Black Woman’s Exposition in Montreal, a major event where Black and Mixed women will be celebrated by their influence through time and generations in Quebec, also in Canada and around the world.
    The IBWE will enable black and mixed women to have access to targeted services and resources to meet their needs that take into account their cultural and socio-economic situations. IBWE is much more than a salon: it’s an event that will inject a dose of self-esteem and self-improvement towards empowerment thanks to discussion panels, interactive workshops where current topics will be discussed. Black and Mixed women will have the opportunity to express themselves, to exchange, to research, to learn about various points that interest them thanks to the presence of institutions, companies, actors from various social and professionals backgrounds from Quebec, Canada and elsewhere. They will also be able to take advantage of networking spaces that make SIFN an unmissable and rewarding meeting place.
    Ladies! The IBWE is a space where you will equip yourself and acquire the knowledge for your success of integration and fulfillment.

    June 2
  • Merchants only

    The Lobster Lunch is the largest business luncheon meeting in Québec. 4,000 people gather on a Friday to enjoy a friendly and generous lobster dinner, celebrate summer, do some networking, and most importantly, support Tel-Jeunes and LigneParents.

    Info: 514-288-1444

    June 15