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Floor Plans

Mapping Out Your Dream Event

The Shaw Centre offers four levels of outstanding – and environmentally-responsible – rental facilities for all events.

The Shaw Centre's Colonel By Foyer on Level 1.

Level One

Level One features an open and inviting outdoor plaza and a lobby/hall with a picturesque view of the Rideau Canal and downtown Ottawa. The Wall of Three Rivers welcomes you as you enter this grand facility. Reclaimed wood source from local rivers comprises the Wall of Three Rivers. This towering installation is a tribute to Ottawa’s lumbering roots.

  • Eight meeting rooms
  • Executive boardroom
  • Coat room
  • Kitchen studio: Learn, explore, play, create, eat and indulge with demonstration events and private group functions
  • Administration
  • Direct indoor access to parking lots
The Shaw Centre's Rideau Canal Atrium on Level 2.

Level Two

With astonishing floor-to-ceiling windows, Level Two affords even more panoramic views of the Rideau Canal. Fifteen highly-configurable meetings rooms featuring the latest technology.

  • Pre-function area of over 19,806 sq. ft. / 1,840 sq. m.
  • Dedicated show office
  • Coat room
  • Walkways to the Westin Ottawa hotel and the Rideau Centre’s 180 retail shops and services
The Shaw Centre's Parliament Foyer on Level 3.

Level Three

Level Three is the Shaw Centre’s most spacious area, combining Ottawa’s largest events room with generous pre-function spaces for hosting large conventions, conferences, meetings, trade and consumer shows, and performances.

  • Multipurpose halls that  create a combined 55,741 sq. ft. / 5,178 sq. m. of column-free space
  • Space for up to 5,000 delegates theatre-style, banquets of 2,940, and up to 400 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m) booth displays
  • 22,032 sq. ft. / 2,046 sq. m. of highly flexible pre-function space
The Shaw Centre's Trillium Ballroom on Level 3.

Level Four

Level Four boasts an elegant 19,032 sq. ft.  / 1,768 sq. m. space featuring floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a 200-degree view of downtown Ottawa landmarks, including the iconic Parliament Hill.

  • A highly configurable 19,032 sq. ft. / 1,768 sq. m. space
  • Ideal for galas, meetings, conferences and reception space for up to 800 delegates in a cocktail-style reception