The Business Organization (SDC) - Les Quartiers du Canal is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the daily business life of its members, and to promote it as a major gourmet, design and cultural destination of Montreal. The SDC - Les Quartiers du Canal represents more than 850 members in three of the oldest neighborhoods of Montreal: Griffintown, Little Burgundy and Saint-Henri, making it the most dynamic commercial destination of Montreal.

An initiative of the Société de Développement Commercial - Les Quartiers du Canal, Griffintown Design District was created to promote the concentration of boutiques, professionals and audacious projects related to the design industry in Griffintown.

Circuit Index-Design is presented by the Société de Développement Commercial – Les Quartiers du Canal, in collaboration with the Ville de Montréal’s economic development department.



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The mission of this non-profit standards, classification and professional certification organization is to ensure the recognition and integrity of professional qualifications and accreditations for interior designers. The APDIQ is the only entity governing holders of the title of Designer d’intérieur certifié APDIQ® (certified interior designer).

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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.