In the evening, there was a traditional Quebec-style cook-out, featuring live music and meats and vegetables cooked over coals outdoors. Saturday 15 July was a day for selecting from a range of interesting driving tours, enjoying some track time at a local racetrack (time trials), or for your own independent tours and activities in the city.During the afternoon there were some technical seminars at the hotel, and the convention banquet was held at the hotel from 19h00 to 22h00. On Sunday 16 July, participants gathered from 08h00 to 12h00 at a beautiful location for a judged Concorso at which the Alfa Romeo Montreal was the featured car. The maximum speed is reduced by a few km/h when the headlamp shelters are retracted.The form itself should be returned by email to Graham Gilgrass, scotland18 (at) armoc.uk, or by post to Montreal 2018, B&J Motor Engineers, Taylor Road, Urmston, Manchester M41 7JQ, UK.
The meeting hotel was the 4-star Hotel der Valk Rotterdam-Ridderkerk, which was centrally located for the scheduled events, has a secure parking, and is readily accessible by motorway.
A preliminary programme for the meeting was made available in five languages.
The meeting highlighted the maritime character of the Netherlands, which is dominated by the sea, ships, dikes, water, polders and mills.
There was a sight-seeing tour of Rotterdam, visits to the Louwman Car Museum and a Heineken brewery, lunch on the SS Rotterdam, and a gala dinner cruise on the 1926 SS de Majesteit paddle steamer.
Several Montreals attended the 2009 AROC National Convention, which was held in Portland, Oregon, from 15 to 19 July. This carried out degreasing, zinc phosphate coating and electro-deposition of the undercoat before final spray painting by hand.