Although they are relatively rare in North America, 12 Montreals participated in the meeting. Pre-convention Alfa driving tours began in Kingston Ontario on Monday 10 July, and ended at the hotel in Montreal on Wednesday 12 July in the afternoon.These tours included sightseeing and stops at many unique and interesting Canadian landmarks. Thursday 13 July included an Autocross (solo racing with cones) for those so inclined, or you could use the day to enjoy some of the available pre-arranged tours and activities in the city.It is planned to hold the 2019 meeting in Luxembourg.In May 2017, 20 Montreals attended a meeting of Francophone owners in the region of Angoulême in Charente, France.The 2018 Montreal meeting, which is being organised by Rob Jones, Graham Gilgrass and Bob Jones, will be held in the region of Inveraray in Argyll, Scotland, from 6 to 9 September.The venue will be the 4-star Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa, ideally situated with uninterrupted views of Loch Fyne and beyond to the Cowal Hills.
Alfa Romeo Montreal: The Essential Companion (ISBN 1845841581) is a comprehensive 320-page technical bible for Montreal owners or potential owners.
A preliminary programme for the meeting was made available in five languages.
The inclusive price was about EUR 1100 per team, and to avoid VAT having to be charged registered participants were sent an invoice from Crowner's Foundation about two months before the meeting.
Håkan himself died 25 days after the end of the meeting. The 2017 AROC-USA Convention on 13 - 16 July was combined with that of the Alfa Romeo Club of Canada (ARCC) and based at the Pointe Claire Holiday Inn near Montreal, Canada.
In accordance with Håkan's wishes, this Bernhard Schalbetter Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to the owner who has driven his Montreal the longest distance (excluding any ferry crossings, transporter shipping stages, etc) to participate in the annual European Montreal meeting. Delmas Greene prepared a presentation of the provisional plan (5MB pdf).
It has sold out, but a Classic Reprint with some amendments is now available from Veloce Publishing (ISBN 1845848241).