Inspired People Creating Extraordinary Events
Voted the “Best Client-Rated Convention Centre In The World” by the AIPC (International Association of Convention Centres), the Shaw Centre is eager to exceed your expectations.
Our blog is your source for timely industry insights and overviews of some of the extraordinary events that happen here at the Shaw Centre, Canada’s Meeting Place.
Shaw Centre Blog
May 30, 2023
Shaw Centre Gives Back with Dress for Success
With spring in full bloom, our team decided this was the perfect time to purge our closets and give back to the community. Shaw Centre partnered with a local organization, Dress for Success, which helps empower women to achieve economic independence
Apr 26, 2023
Groupe ABP – Industry Leaders in Event Décor
As event professionals, we strive to create memorable events that stand out and engage our attendees. Many details should be considered when planning an event, but any good planner knows an important element of any event is the décor.
Feb 17, 2023
Black Owned Businesses to Support During Your Next Conference
February is Black History Month. It’s a time to recognize Black Canadians and educate ourselves about their history, their successes and honour their achievements. This year the theme for Black History Month is “ours to tell,” which reminds us...
Dec 15, 2022
She Said Yes! Shaw Centre Orchestrates Proposal in Trillium Ballroom
When Lucas Pellegroms reached out to us with a request for proposal, it wasn’t the regular sales request we’re used to receiving. Lucas planned to get down on one knee and pop the question to the love of his life and needed our help to coordinate...
Dec 1, 2022
Crave Food and Wine Festival Showcases Local Culinary Scene
The culinary scene in Ottawa is thriving and putting the Nation’s Capital on the map as a notable gastronomic location in Canada.
Oct 31, 2022
Effective Methods Of Marketing Your Event Online
You’ve selected a date for your event, the venue is booked, and the details are coming together! Now you need people to attend your event – but how will you determine where your target market resides in a digital landscape?
Sep 22, 2022
6 Events You Need to Attend at the Shaw Centre This Fall
The Shaw Centre is gearing up for one of our busiest seasons of the year! We’re anticipating more than 60 events this fall with your annual favorites and some new events too.
Aug 26, 2022
International Firefighters Bring the Heat to the Shaw Centre
The 56th Convention of International Firefighters kicked off at the Shaw Centre on Monday, August 8th, with over 2,200 attendees from regions over North America.
Jul 22, 2022
Shaw Centre Chosen as Venue in PCMA North American Student Challenge
A group of Durham College students from the Event Planning program submitted a proposal to the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) North American Student Challenge and took home first place!