Hotel,Venue &Travel

The GFTC team is proud to partner with The Hotel St. Paul and Centre Phi for this year's conference. The venue and hotel are centrally located to make the conference and related events easily accessible for all attendees.

Hotel StPaul Montreal Front Used With Permission

2017 Conference Hotel

The Hotel St. Paul
355 McGill Street
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E8


Located at the gateway of Old Montreal, Hotel St-Paul is on McGill Street at the corner of St-Paul. Conveniently located in historic Old Montreal, the hotel is near attractions and within walking distance of the conference host, Centre Phi.


Room Rates:

Conference attendees have access to a limited discounted room block – book your stay at the beautiful Hotel St. Paul today. Hotel St. Paul is conveniently located just a 3-minute walk from the conference venue, Centre Phi.

Book now for the special GFTC rate of $185 (USD) / $250 (CAD) per night*
Reservations can be made by email at or phone: 514.380.2202

*Mention GFTC for conference rate valid October 16-18, 2017 and does not included taxes, fees or parking.



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2017 Conference Venue

Centre Phi
407 Rue Saint-Pierre 
Montréal, QC H2Y 2M3


The conference will be hosted at Centre Phi, located in Old Montreal in a meticulously-restored heritage building, the multifunctional Centre Phi buzzes with activity and interconnectivity. Their unique space includes an art gallery, cinema, theatre, performance space, production facilities and more — all housed within an acoustically-pristine environment.

Evening events will be hosted at Montreal-centric food and beverage establishments in the heart of the city. Stay tuned as these locations will be announced during the coming months.

Venue Website
Centre Phi Used With Permission By Phi Centre

Things To Do in Montreal

Montreal is an easy city to navigate and has a wide variety of smart transportation options available. The venue and hotel are conveniently located to make the conference easily accessible for all attendees.

We urge you to stay a few extra days to explore this happening part of the country. We have worked with our City Hosts, Local Montreal, to provide you additional insight and discount codes for exciting adventures, Montreal landmarks and restaurant options during your stay.


City Host:
Local Montreal Food Tours

Our City Hosts are passionate about their city and love telling its unique stories. Embark on this one-of-a-kind journey and experience Montreal by sampling its delicious culinary heritage.

**Use the special promo code for GFTC participants and their friends. Use promo code gftc2017 when purchasing tickets online to get 20% off the regular price.


Montreal Brewpub Experience Craft Beer Tour

Expand your craft beer knowledge, visit 3 exceptional brewpubs, taste 6 different beers and food pairings packed with flavor and discover the city. Montreal is Canada's top destination for craft beer.

Tour Group Walking Outside Montreal

Full Guide:
Montreal's Best Attractions

In coordination with GFTC, Local Montreal has put together their list of Montreal's Best Attractions in order for GFTC attendees to get the most out of their visit to Montreal.

Visit the website with the link below for a guide to help you navigate through the city's best attractions.

Each year, our keynote speakers, panelists and master class presenters address the critical areas within the rapidly expanding and evolving Food Tourism industry.

We are excited about the engaging presenters and educational topics for 2017. There will be several programming sessions occurring simultaneously, it is recommended to bring several company representatives in order to "divide and conquer" all educational components of the conference.