Montreal is a vibrant host city and will provide a captivating backdrop for this important gathering. Renowned for its rich history, cultural diversity, gastronomic scene, summer festivals, and dynamic atmosphere, Montreal offers a truly international experience. As the largest city in Quebec, and the second largest in Canada, it boasts a thriving academic and medical community, making it an ideal location to discuss and collaborate on cutting-edge research and healthcare advancements in the field of sexually transmitted diseases and infections.

The Congress dates coincide with several major summer and international festivals, namely the Montréal International Circus Festival, Just for Laughs, the International Firework Festival, Fierté Montréal activities, and much more… Many possibilities to enrich your social programme to an outstanding level.

Montreal at a glance…

Congress Venue

The emblematic Palais des Congrès of Montreal is reputed worldwide for its architecture and innovative spirit. The Palais has been a vector of creativity and inspiration since 1983, and is today the leading international convention centre in the Americas. Steeped in history and forever evolving, the Palais is a place of knowledge, sharing, and exchange where visitors can expect outstanding service and memorable experiences in an exceptional environment. It is conveniently located in the heart of the city, nearby the Quartier des Spectacles and Old Montreal.

The Palais des Congrès promises an unforgettable STI&HIV 2025 World Congress, delivered with Montreal’s trademark creativity, experiential flair and knowhow. It is a unique venue blending design and sustainability, with its iconic colorful carbon-neutral building, responsible supplying, and community engagement – leading the way towards big changes in the event hosting industry.


The accommodation offered for this Congress prides itself in featuring a variety of options and budgets, ranging from accessible University student facilities to 5 Stars hotels, all located within 15 minutes walking distance from the Palais des Congrès.


The STI&HIV 2025 World Congress will be hosted as an in-person meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at the Palais des Congrès. For a safe and smooth visit to the Congress, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements to enter Canada and attend an event in Montreal. Contact us if an invitation letter is required for visa purposes.

All Visitor Info for the Congress to be announced, including Accommodation Information, Visa Application, Invitation Letter, local tourism information, and visiting resources.