The 2019 edition of Circuit Index-Design will take place in Montreal’s Griffintown neighbourhood on September 26-28.

The architecture and design industry’s big fall gathering is back with some new features and three days of celebrations of design. It all happens in Montreal’s top design destination, the Griffintown Design District.

On the program: an inspiring circuit plus activities, informative talks, new spaces to discover, conceptual installations, all-new products, networking, parties and more.



1-Are reservations necessary for the talks?

No. But Please note that conference spaces are limited and conference ticket holders will have priority at the entrance. Space is limited at some venues, so arrive early.

2-Can I take photos during the event?

We encourage you to take photos and share them on your platform of choice. Feel free to tag your photos with #CID2019 @INDEXDESG to link them to the event.

3-What are the opening hours of each stop?

All stops will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26; from 3 to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 27; and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 28.

4-Can I start the Circuit at any stop?

Yes. Simply visit Index-Design HQ at 1499 William St. to obtain the program and receive your printed badge, and you’re all set. Shuttles will run continuously on the Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. to help you get from stop to stop. It is also possible to walk the Circuit.

5-Is there a cost for any of the activities?

No. Circuit Index-Design and all of its activities are free.

6-Do I have to cover the whole Circuit?

There is no obligation to visit every stop on the Circuit. Choose the ones that interest you most!

7-I am not a designer or architect. Can I still participate on the Thursday?

Yes. You must register online to take part in activities. Please note that the day’s programming is tailored to a professional audience.

8-Who is this event for?

The first day of Circuit Index-Design Montréal, Thursday, September 26, is for design and architecture professionals. The second and third days, September 27 and 28, are for members of the public with a passion for design.