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Exceptional Events Coming to the Shaw Centre

Many groundbreaking gatherings at the Shaw Centre are open to the public. Explore our list of upcoming events and plan your visit!

Feb 24

Ottawa Mission: Coldest Night of the Year

The Coldest Night of the Year is a winterrific family-friendly walk in support of local charities serving people experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness. Join us on February 24, 2024 - team up, fundraise, walk, and take a moment to look closer... because it’s cold out there.

Feb 26-28

2024 International Indigenous Tourism Conference

#2024IITC is thrilled to invite you to the unceded Algonquin Anishinaabeg Territory in Ottawa, Ontario, from February 26 to 28, 2024, for the world’s largest Indigenous Tourism Conference. IITC is a gathering of industry professionals, community leaders, entrepreneurs, and partners dedicated to promoting and celebrating the vibrant world of Indigenous tourism.

Mar 1

2024 WiDS Annual Awards Breakfast

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2024 WiDS Annual Awards Breakfast! This year, the event will return to the Shaw Centre – and be broadcast virtually – on March 1, 2024.

Mar 2

2nd Annual Clash of Cartier

Get set for an electrifying night at Ottawa's Shaw Centre on Saturday, March 2nd with "Clash of Cartier 2". Experience the adrenaline-pumping action as the Governor General’s Foot Guards and the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa showcase their boxing prowess, all while supporting the GGFG Youth Awards.

Mar 6-7


REALiTY 24 is the only conference in Canada offering a new perspective on real estate. Gain insights on what strategies work for successful entrepreneurs, hear from industry experts from across North America who have found success in their own way, and network with like-minded individuals, all in one place.

Mar 7

Ottawa Job Fair & Training Expo

Welcome to the Ottawa Job Fair and Training Expo. Meet with Canada's hiring companies and training institutions.

Apr 6-7

The 27th Annual Travel and Vacation Show

Gain first-hand knowledge from representatives of tour companies, tourist boards, resorts, cruise lines and adventure vacation destinations. They are there, eager to answer your questions, giving better and more personal information than any research one can do on the internet.

Apr 10

Career Fair Canada 2024

Career Fair Canada, a veteran in organizing recruitment events, is Canada's most trusted partner for employers, training institutions, and job-seekers for over 30 years. Join us at the Shaw Centre in Rooms 206/208 from 10am-2pm and find your perfect training or career match!

Apr 14

Ottawa’s 3rd Edition: Black Business Expo

Get ready to be blown away by the electrifying atmosphere of Ottawa's 3rd Black Business Expo at the Shaw Centre! This is not your average event; it's a celebration of diversity, entrepreneurship, and culture, bringing together over 100 vibrant and dynamic vendors from the Black community.