The Blue Convention will take place at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Pointe-Claire Montreal Airport from April 18-20, 2019. A preferential room rate of $125/ night (double occupancy) will be applicable between April 16-21, 2019. 

 

The closest airport is located at approximately 15 minutes from the Montreal-Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport (YUL). A free shuttle service is offered with your stay. Please share your travel details with the host committee to ensure that we pick you up.


Hotel

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Pointe-Claire Montreal Airport features an indoor pool and an on-site restaurant. A 24-hour fitness center is also available.

Free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a refrigerator are available in each room at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Pointe-Claire. A sofa, coffee maker and air conditioning are also included.Guests have access to a hot tub, a business center and a convenience store at this hotel. 

Downtown Montreal is a 20-minute drive away. 

A free-shuttle service is offered by the hotel and goes directly to the Montreal-Trudeau Airport (YUL) as well as the Via-Rail Dorval Stop. It runs every day from 5 AM to 12:30 AM.

 

Address: 

6700 Trans-Canada Hwy
Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 1C2

(514) 693-3099

www.holidayinn.com/pcarpt

Check-in: 3 PM

Check-out: 12 PM

 Preferential Room Rate Code
(valid until March 23, 2019):

Congres Bleues 2019  


Overview of the Blue Convention Schedule

APRIL 18, 2019 

  • Level 4 Theory Clinic (9 AM - 5 PM)

  • Master Instructor Evaluator Clinic (9 AM - 5 PM)

  • Registration (4 PM - 8 PM)

  • Level 5 Forum (7 PM)

  • Hospitality (starts at 8 PM)

APRIL 19, 2019  

  • Registration (7 AM - 8 AM)

  • Convention (8 AM - 5 PM)

  • Hospitality (starts at 7 PM)

APRIL 20, 2019   

  • Convention (8 AM - 4 PM)

  • Indicator Club Banquet (6 PM - 8 PM)

  • Hospitality (starts at 8 PM)

APRIL 21, 2019  

  • Level 4 Theory Clinic, continued (9 AM - 1 PM)

  • Master Instructor Evaluator Clinic, continued (9 AM - 2 PM)


Spousal Program

The spousal program will be held on April 19th and April 20th. To register please send us your information with your choice of tour. Payment is required at the latest on March 23, 2019.

FRIDAY APRIL 19, 2019

Option A – Botanical Gardens and Insectarium - 65$

9:00 Departure from Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire
9:45 Meet Montreal Guide Downtown
10:00 City Tour with Guide by bus
11:45 Depart to an area with local restaurants
12:00 Participants have an hour and a half to eat
(lunch not included)
1:30 Meet at the Botanical Gardens and freely explore the Gardens and the Insectarium.                 
3:15 Depart Montréal for the hotel
4:00 Arrival at Hotel

Option B – Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park and Tower - 65$

9:00 Departure from Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire
9:45 Meet Montreal Guide Downtown
10:00 City Tour with Guide by bus
11:45 Depart to an area with local restaurants
12:00 Participants have an hour and a half to eat
(lunch not included)
1:30 Arrive at the Olympic Park and freely explore the 1976 exhibit and climb up to the peak of the Olympic Stadium’s Tower
3:15 Depart Montréal for the hotel
4:00 Arrival at Hotel

Option C – Planetarium - 65$

9:00 Departure from Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire
9:45 Meet Montreal Guide Downtown
10:00 City Tour with Guide by bus
11:45 Depart to an area with local restaurants
12:00 Participants have an hour and a half to eat
(lunch not included)
1:30 Arrive at the Planetarium and freely explore the museum and the surrounding area
3:15 Depart Montréal for the hotel
4:00 Arrival at Hotel

These prices include: Professional guide for 2 hrs, transportation, and admission to PM activity, all taxes and gratuity.

SATURDAY APRIL 20, 2019

Option A – Sciences Center and Old Port - 65$

9:00 Departure from Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire  
9:45 Meet Montreal Guide in the Old Port of Montreal
10:00 City Walking Tour with Guide, tour includes the visit of the Notre-Dame Basilica  
11:45 Depart to an area with local restaurants
12:00 Participants have an hour and a half to eat
(lunch not included)
1:30 Arrive at the Sciences Center, browse the exhibits and walk on the docks of the Old Port
4:45 Depart Montréal for the hotel
5:30 Arrival at Hotel

Option B – Freely Visit the sights of the Old Port - 50$

9:00 Departure from Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire  
9:45 Meet Montreal Guide in the Old Port of Montreal
10:00 City Walking Tour with Guide, tour includes the visit of the Notre-Dame Basilica  
11:45 Depart to an area with local restaurants
12:00 Participants can eat at their own pace
(lunch not included)
1:30 See your map and enjoy the sights that the Old Port has to offer: Market, Zipline, Clock Tower, Giant Wheel, the Maze,…
4:45 Depart Montréal for the hotel
5:30 Arrival at Hotel

Option C – Spa Afternoon - 100$

9:00 Departure from Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire  
9:45 Meet Montreal Guide in the Old Port of Montreal
10:00 City Walking Tour with Guide, tour includes the visit of the Notre-Dame Basilica  
11:45 Depart to an area with local restaurants
12:00 Participants can eat at their own pace and even directly go to the spa and eat at their Restaurant
(lunch not included)
1:30  Arrive at the Spa Bota Bota and let yourself be pampered by the Water circuits for approximately 3 hours. 
4:45 Depart Montréal for the hotel
5:30 Arrival at Hotel

These prices include: Professional guide for 2 hrs, admission to Basilica, transportation and admission to PM activity, all taxes and gratuity.

If these tours and schedules are not suitable for you, please let us know and we will help you build your own tour.

To register, email us at blue2019.montreal@gmail.com and include: your name, the tour you want to join, and payment instructions will be sent to you.

Youth Program

Due to low interest we will not be organizing a youth program. Should you want information about children’s activities that are available in the area, please reach out to us with the age of your children and we will send you several ideas to keep them entertained!


How to get there?

BY PLane

Almost all Canadian air companies go to Montreal-Trudeau Airport (YUL). Air Canada has offered us a rebate for all travellers that will attend Blue 2019 and fly with Air Canada. To obtain the promo code and rebate, please email us at blue2019.montreal@gmail.com.

ByTRAIN

It is very easy to get to Montréal using Via-Rail! The Blue Convention Host Committee is pleased to announce that Via Rail is offering a 10% discount for all Blue Convention participants that will use Via-Rail between April 15-19, 2019 to get back-and-from Montreal for this event. 

For more details on terms and conditions, as well as the discount code, please email us at blue2019.montreal@gmail.com

Please be sure to book your train to Montreal with exit at the Dorval Station, that is the closest one to the Hotel/Airport.

By car

From Highway 20, take exit 50 for St-Jean N. Blvd. and turn on Holiday Street. The parking is at the end of that street. 

From Highway 40, take exit 52 for St-Jean S. Blvd. and turn on Holiday Street. The parking is at the end of that street. 

Parking at the hotel is free.  

If you need us to pick you up from the Train Station or the Airport, please send an email to travelforblue@gmail.com with your complete itinerary including all the people in your travel party.


Contact Us

All inquiries

blue2019.montreal@gmail.com

 

travel related inquiries

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