First and 11th respectively in North America, Montréal and Québec City rank favourably for the number of conventions hosted and organized by international associations according to the 2012 rankings of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
ICCA represents the main organization, transportation and accommodation specialists serving the international meeting and event milieu.
Montréal took 1st place among North American destinations, with 67 conventions, surpassing major American and Canada cities such as New York City, Boston, Chicago, Washington, DC, San Diego, Vancouver and Toronto.
Québec City also did well, out-ranking Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami, Calgary and Ottawa, coming in 11th in North America, with 26 conventions.
ICCA represents over 950 companies and organizations, with members in 88 countries. It has offices in the Netherlands, Malaysia, Uruguay, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.
ICCA – 2012 Rankings