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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!

Sep 20-22

International Cryptographic Module Conference 2023

In the face of these and other changes, cryptographic professionals will meet in Ottawa for the International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC23). It’s is the leading annual event for global expertise in commercial cryptography.

Sep 24-27

2023 TAC Conference & Exhibition

In times of rapid change, leadership and innovation are key. How is Canada’s transportation sector responding to transformative challenges in areas like safety and security, mobility, equity, technology and climate change resiliency? The conference will showcase lessons learned as organizations break new ground as they seek – and find – bold transportation solutions.

Sep 27

Breakfast on the Rideau 2023

Join us for a fun and engaging breakfast event, in support of vital programs that help youth experiencing homelessness in Ottawa.

Sep 28

Best Places to Work Career and Training Expo

Best Places to Work is produced by the Ottawa Business Journal in partnership with the Ottawa Board of Trade. Together, both organizations are uniquely positioned to produce an event that gathers the best employers, top talent, post-secondary institutions, school boards and economic development partners.

Sep 28

Ottawa Board of Trade and Ottawa Business Journal’s Talent Summit

Ottawa's annual conference devoted to attracting, developing, and retaining top talent!

Sep 30

Study and Go Abroad/SchoolFinder Fair

Meet with universities and colleges from Canada and around the world to start planning your next step in education. Visit the fair to learn more about undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at home and abroad.

Sep 30

Whisky Ottawa

Whisky enthusiasts and novices alike, get ready for a whisky extravaganza like no other! The ninth edition of Whisky Ottawa is set to enchant attendees on September 30th at the prestigious Ottawa Shaw Centre: Trillium Ballroom.

Oct 3


Bringing together public servants from across the world with an interest in government digital transformation.

Oct 27

All Women Empowered Conference

Our annual #AllWomenEmpowered Conference is returning IN-PERSON this fall! After a few years of virtual conferences, we can't wait to reconnect, network, and learn together, face-to-face.