Welcome, esteemed professionals attending RAPS Convergence in Montreal!
While you immerse yourself in the latest industry innovations and knowledge at the largest regulatory focused event, it’s important to make the most of your time in this vibrant city.
To help you experience the best of what Montreal has to offer, we’ve compiled a list of five must-do activities during your visit. Get ready to explore the charm and excitement of this captivating Canadian metropolis!
1. Discover Old Montreal:
No visit to Montreal is complete without exploring Old Montreal, a picturesque neighborhood filled with cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and a delightful European ambiance. Immerse yourself in history as you stroll through Place Jacques-Cartier, visit the awe-inspiring Notre-Dame Basilica, and indulge in delectable French cuisine at one of the charming bistros.
2. Explore Mont-Royal Park:
Head to Mont-Royal Park, a sprawling urban green space that offers breathtaking views of Montreal’s skyline. Climb to the top of Mount Royal and be rewarded with panoramic vistas of the city and the St. Lawrence River. Embrace nature by walking along the park’s scenic trails or rent a bike to explore its vast expanse. This serene oasis is the perfect spot to unwind and rejuvenate during your busy trade show schedule.
3. Immerse Yourself in Art and Culture at Museums:
Montreal boasts an impressive array of museums that cater to all interests. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts showcases a vast collection of international and Canadian art, while the Musée d’Art Contemporain features contemporary works by local and global artists. For history enthusiasts, the Pointe-à-Callière Museum offers a fascinating journey through Montreal’s past, from its First Nations heritage to the present day. Immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant cultural scene and gain new perspectives through these enriching experiences.
4. Indulge in Culinary Delights:
Montreal’s gastronomic scene is legendary, blending French, British, and North American influences into a unique and delectable fusion. Don’t miss the opportunity to savor our world-famous dishes such as poutine, Montreal-style bagels, and smoked meat sandwiches. Here are our top 5 recommendations: Joe Beef, Toqué, Au Pied de Cochon, L’Orignal, and Olive et Gourmando.
5. Experience the Underground City:
Known as the Underground City, Montreal’s vast underground network is a city within a city, spanning over 30 kilometers of tunnels. Escape the chilly October weather and explore this subterranean world filled with shopping centers, restaurants, entertainment venues, and even art galleries. Stroll through the interconnected passageways that link the downtown core, allowing you to navigate the city’s bustling streets, regardless of the weather. Enjoy the convenience and discover the unique charm of this underground labyrinth.
While attending the RAPS Convergence 2023 in Montreal, take advantage of your time in this captivating city by exploring its historic streets, indulging in its culinary delights, and immersing yourself in its vibrant culture. If you have any questions about the city, come visit the Schlafender Hase Booth (#622). We have some locals ready to help you – Look for the booth with the rabbit!