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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 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.

Oct 27

World Trivia Night

Join us at the Shaw Centre for 10 rounds of exciting trivia, great food, entertainment and a fun-filled evening to remember. Expect to compete for incredible prizes, including "Best Team Theme" prizes, raffles, live auctions and more!

Oct 28

Steel Toes & Stilettos Gala

In celebration of Habitat Greater Ottawa's 30th anniversary, we're taking you back to the 1930s for an evening of elegance and old Hollywood glamour. Join us for a fabulous evening filled with memorable entertainment, delicious food & drink, and a chance to make a difference for local families in your community.

Oct 28

Unified MMA 53

Canada's biggest MMA promotion debuts in the nations capital with Unified 53. Exciting matchups will be announced soon, Including top Canadian contenders and local stars, Julien Leblanc, Zack Powell, Mo Ado, Jake Geauvreau and many more.

Nov 1-2

2023 Sustainable Finance Forum

This Forum brings together government and industry representatives to discuss the growing sustainable economy.

Nov 6-8

CME Annual National Manufacturing Conference & AGM

In 2022, nearly 250 executives, government relations professionals, influencers, leaders and manufacturing decision makers from across Canada participated in CME’s annual conference. This year, we will welcome this same audience in person!