2018 SIMA Buying Convention

Workshops, conferences and team building activities built for you! See you there!

November 13th to 15th 2017
TEAMTogether Everybody Achieves More

Official sponsor

Fairmont Tremblant

3045 chemin de la Chapelle, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

Tremblant village is a prime destination for outdoor adventures and offers an abundance of activities including alpine skiing, hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, snowmobiling, zip-lining and much more!

Direct flight to Mont-Tremblant
Getting to Fairmont Tremblant Resort has never been so easy! Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer direct flights to/from Toronto with worldwide connections. A shuttle service is offered from Mont-Tremblant International Airport to/from our hotel. Click here for more details.

Drive from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (about 1.5 hours) :

  • Take Cote-de-Liesse street (Hwy 520 East) until Hwy 13 North (follow directions for Mirabel Airport).
  • Then take Hwy 13 North toward St-Jérôme.
  • From there, take Hwy 640 East toward St-Jérôme.
  • Then take Hwy 15 North for about one hour.
  • Hwy 15 will change into Hwy 117 at Ste-Agathe.
  • Continue on Hwy 117 North until St-Jovite.
  • Continue on Hwy 117 North and take the exit 119 on your right for Tremblant.
  • Turn on your right hand side on Montée Ryan.
  • Drive straight ahead through two roundabout, take the first right after the 2nd roundabout.
  • The hotel is located on the right at the end of Chemin de la Chapelle.

Drive from Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier Airport (about 2.5 hours) :

  • From the airport take the Airport Parkway into Ottawa (becomes Bronson Avenue).
  • Stay on Bronson Avenue until almost the end.
  • Turn right on Slater Street.
  • Turn left (next street) on Bay Street.
  • Stay on Bay Street until the end.
  • Turn left on Wellington Street.
  • Turn right onto the Portage Bridge, then immediately go onto de Maisonneuve Boulevard.
  • Continue straight until the exit for Route 50 East/148QC
  • Stay on highway 50 East for approximately 75km.
  • Take exit 210 onto road 323QC toward Mont-Tremblant/Montebello.
  • Turn right on road 323 toward Mont-Tremblant.
  • Stay on 323 for 71km.
  • Turn left on Hwy 117 North.
  • Take the exit 119 on your right for Tremblant and then turn right onto Montée Ryan.
  • Drive straight ahead through 2 roundabouts
  • After the 2nd roundabout, take the first right
  • The hotel is located at 3045 Chemin de la Chapelle.

Fairmont Tremblant

Platinum partner


Confirm your presence and book your rooms using the forms below.

To access Fairmont Tremblant’s wireless network, you have to join the President’s club.


Confirm your presence and book your rooms using the forms below.

To access Fairmont Tremblant’s wireless network, you have to join the President’s club.

ScheduleProgram details to come…
Mario LentoMario Lento
Mario Lento
Mario LentoMaster of ceremonies

Master of ceremonies

After working in several radio stations in the 1970s as a producer (CHRS AM 1090), a director (CJMS AM 1280) and a director of programs (CKLM AM 1570), and after having sung in popular local groups in the eighties (Mario and Super Rock’n’Roll – One Way – Redline), MARIO LENTO joined the team of world known singer Roch Voisine as assistant manager and public relations agent with Paul Vincent (famous radio host) from 1991 to 2000.

In 2000 Mario left Roch’s team to pursue his own career as a musician, singer, actor and master of ceremonies for corporate events, theaters, private and public events.

Your speakers

Louis RicardLouis Ricard
Louis Ricard
Louis RicardChairman of the Board
Guy CarignanGuy Carignan
Guy Carignan
Guy CarignanExecutive Director
Simon NadeauSimon Nadeau
Simon Nadeau
Simon NadeauSales & Marketing Director
Alain BisaillonAlain Bisaillon
Alain Bisaillon
Alain BisaillonFinancial Director, CPA, CA

Work hard...

See you in Mali rooms I, II, III and IV at the Fairmont Hotel Conference Center (C2) Tuesday, November 14 from 9am to 12pm and from 13h to 17h.

The Kamichat, Sasseville and Joseph rooms at the C3 level of the Fairmont Hotel Convention Center will be a meeting and work place. Monday’s presentations and the Wednesday workshop will be held there and it will also be a working place during the whole day of Tuesday during the exhibition.

Play hard...

Meet at the Fairmont Hotel in C2 at Le Comptoir for breakfasts and lunchs.

The main restaurant is a sought-out destination, a revamped buffet-style service on the mountain, serving generous market in a casual family atmosphere.

Breakfasts will be served from 6 am to 9 am and lunchs from 12 pm to 1 pm.

To facilitate moving between cocktail and the gala dinner, the Cabriolet service is offered free of 7:30 p.m. to 0:30. A great experience for those who are not afraid of heights!

We are waiting for you at the Quartier Tremblant Base Camp for an evening of surprises. Your taste buds will be filled with happiness!

Be ready to dance! DJ Shelton will be there to groove the party

DJ Miss Shelton

The extra fun!

Convention participants get a discount at Moment Spa in Fairmont Tremblant. You can book in advance already; just mention you’ll be attending the convention to enjoy a 10% discount.

Visit their website for more information.


  • Indoor valet parking is $25 including taxes per night. Please note that this fee might change without notice.
  • Outdoor self-service parking (Mont-Tremblant public parking) is about a ten minute walk from the hotel. The price may vary according to the season.
The Fairmont properties in the Québec province have installed electric vehicle charging stations in partnership with Hydro-Québec’s Electric Circuit. Electric vehicle users can now drive worry-free, knowing that a public network of charging stations is available to meet their needs. Our charging station is located in the indoor parking. For more information, please click here.