Aire commune brings together a community of curious, spontaneous people who want to connect with other bright minds, by creating spaces, events and content to enjoy the urban hustle and bustle, from 9 to 5 to the 5@7.

Much more than a place, Aire commune is a unifying brand for an engaged Montreal community, sharing a common vision: reinventing work.
Our mission ? Making daily life interesting!

Our services

We create unique, memorable experiences.

Social and Cultural experience design

As an expert in the creation of pop-up spaces and the organization of events, the Aire commune team designs distinctive, attractive projects in order to encourage socialization and to enliven the urban experience.

Project management on public space

Aire commune carries the vision of an effervescent city energized by common areas that stand out from the ordinary. Ideation, production, development: all phases of a project are carried out by the versatile and ambitious team.

Animation and outdoor space operations

Aire commune also offers custom planning and event management services. We offer turnkey packages for individuals, organizations, or companies.

Îlot 84, the organization behind Aire commune, is a nonprofit whose mission is to enliven the urban experience by creating spaces and programming events.

Aire commune projects have in common to be innovative and to stimulate the ambition and spontaneity of its communities.

Our team

Aire commune team

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Marie-Pier Tessier De L'Étoile

Co-founder and general manager

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Philippe Pelletier

Co-founder and producer

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Laurent Lussier

Co-founder and production manager

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Émilie Wake

Co-founder director of sponsorship, sales and development

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Marjolaine Groulx

Director of communication and marketing

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Audrey Savard-Drouin

Design manager

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Justine D'Amours

Sales and partnerships manager

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Constance de Driésen

Technical designer - Woodworker

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Pascale Ménard-Lebel

Marketing coordinator

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Anthony-Paul Belle-Isle

Accounting clerk

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Alexandra Lavigne

Head of operations

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Philippe Dupuis

Site development manager

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Marguerite Daigle Frenza

Administrative director

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Maxime Paquette

Events manager

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Charles Cozy

Artistic programmer

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Our story


2023 - AC Events

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In 2023, our famous 5@7 festivities at Esplanade Louvain attracted more than 44,000 visitors during our 22 events.

2023 - New! : Station CF


The Îlots d'été network, which included 20 islands and 1 Station d'été in 2022, now includes a brand new facility: La Station CF! With its unique look, this workspace is free and open to all, can accommodate up to 8 people and offers full functionality for working outdoors.

2022 - Animated events return

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In 2022, we came back in force with four animated spaces in Montreal!

2022 - Destination centre-ville

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In order to revitalize this area, we've organised events and created itineraries directing tourists and Montrealers to must-see destinations in downtown Montreal.

2022 - New project : La cantine


Halfway between a waterfront canteen and a neighbourhood café, La Cantine Aire commune was the ideal place for an aperitif with friends, an afternoon work session or a bite to eat by the water in the heart of the Montreal's Old Port.

2022 - Expansion of the Réseau Îlots d'été


The Îlots d'été network expanded with the addition of 20 new Îlots and a brand new Station d'été, a free outdoor workspace open to all! This station included 2 meeting rooms with everything you needed for meetings and work sessions.


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Return of two animated locations welcoming 10,000 visitors. Creation of the Îlots d'été network with over 28 outdoor coworking spaces on the island of Montreal. Îlots d'été attracts 30,000 visitors and generates $150,000 in economic spin-offs.


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The pandemic is hitting us with full force. We decided to set up the first pilot project of the Îlots d'été Network with a single location, which was a great success!


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A record year! Opening and creation of three new locations in Montreal. Over 100,000 visitors during the summer season and $2.8 million in economic benefits.


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The Aire commune Mile End project consolidates. We receive 87,000 visitors in four months and the project generates $900,000 in economic benefits.


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First edition of Aire commune in Mile End. We receive 10,000 visitors in one month during this pilot project.