Companion Program – Montréal, QC

Tuesday, April 2

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Chair's Welcome Reception
Location: Édifice Jacques-Parizeau – Le Parquet atrium


Wednesday, April 3

8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. • Delegate and Companion Breakfast
Location: Palais des Congrès – Room 517 C/D)

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Companion Program
*Times are subject to adjustments or change

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Build-a-Bear for the Children of the Montréal Children’s Hospital
Location: Westin Hotel – Room St-Jacques
Channel your inner child to help a child! This year the companions will be building a bear and dressing it up to donate to the youngsters of the Montréal Children’s Hospital, bringing smiles to children who are in need of positivity.

11:55 a.m.                             Shuttle departs from Westin Hotel main lobby

12:10 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
       Group Lunch (Location: Restaurant Ikanos)

1:45 p.m.                               Shuttle departs from Restaurant Ikanos

2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.         Tour of the Grand Costumier
Location: Gaston-Miron building

Le Grand Costumier is one of the most important costume collections in North America, counting more than 100,000 pieces. The guided tour offers a fun experience in an unusual place, contributing to your team building. The tour takes you around the five floors of the costume collection. During the tour, you will get to discover and see some highlighted pieces and learn about their history. You will see how the costumes are organized, where they are fixed and will learn how the collection was built and still is growing. The guide will also introduce you to some historic highlights concerning the heritage building hosting the collection. You will also have an opportunity to try on some fun pieces and participate in a group picture.

4:10 p.m. • Shuttle departure back to Westin Hotel

9:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. • After Party
Location: Westin Hotel – Montréal Room


Thursday, April 4

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. • Awards Breakfast
Location: Palais des congrès – Room 517 C/D

11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. • Trade Show
Location: Palais des congrès – Room 220

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Annual Banquet Reception
Location: Palais des congrès – Room 517 B

7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Annual Banquet • Dinner and Entertainment
Location: Palais des congrès – Room 517 C/D


*Times are subject to adjustments or change