Traveling to Toronto
Located only 20 minutes from downtown, Montréal-Trudeau International Airport is one of the most important in Canada. An array of information and services is available upon arrival, including several options for making your way to the heart of the city: car rental and limousine transportation companies are on site as well as airport shuttles, like the 747 Express bus. If you are going by taxi, a trip downtown will cost you a flat rate of $38, tip not included.
Porter (SIAL Canada partner) provides a unique and personal flying experience with air connections to regional Canadian and U.S. destinations, including Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, New York City (Newark) and Chicago. Visit www.flyporter.com for current flight schedules and additional information on Porter.
Amtrak train has daily departures from several American cities to downtown Montréal. Visitors pull into Montréal’s Central Station, which is conveniently linked to the Underground Pedestrian Network and the Bonaventure metro station. Visit the AMTRAK website for schedules and fares.
If you are planning a trip by bus, many American and Canadian operators come to Montréal, including Orléans Express. You will arrive directly downtown at the Montréal Bus Central Station, which is also connected to the Underground Pedestrian Network via the Berri-UQAM metro station.
The island of Montréal is only 75 kilometres (46 miles) from the US border, and many roads and expressways lead to the city, including the Trans-Canada Highway.You can view US/Canada border wait times listed on the Canada Border Services website.
REQUIRED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
ALL PERSONS traveling by air, land or sea outside of the United States are required to present a passport or other valid travel document to enter or re-enter the United States.
The following summarizes information available on the Department of Homeland Security’s website:
Effective June 1, 2009, all U.S. citizens are now required to present a passport book, passport card, or WHTI-compliant document when entering the United States.
For more information, click HERE.
What to do in Montreal
Product Importing Information
To learn about doing business with Canada and how to import Canadian products in the U.S., click HERE.
Call for U.S. Food & Beverage Manufacturers
If your company produces food or beverage products, SIAL Canada 2013 provides several opportunities for you to gain exposure at the show:
Type of Exposure
Holding a booth
USDA-Endorsed USA Pavilion
Entering your olive oil product for an award
Olive d’Or 2014 International Olive Oil Awards (link to Olive d’Or page on website)
Canada – Magalie Moreau
Tel : 514-289-9669 ext 2222
U.S. Partner Organizations
Association of Food Industries (AFI)
Connecticut Food Association
Food Industry Alliance of New York State (FIANY)
International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA)
Maine Grocers Association
Michigan Grocers Association
National Grocers Association (NGA)
New Hampshire Grocers Association
National Association of Retail Marketing Services (NARMS)
Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association
Rhode Island Food Dealers Association
U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service
Vermont Grocers Association
Wisconsin Grocers Association
Empire Foodservice News
The Griffin Report
Nations Restaurant News
Natural Food Network
Total Food Service