Ottawa Tourism is a committed tourism industry player that strives to promote the city on the regional, national and international stages to increase visitation and enhance economic impact for the industry and its membership. From the city’s cultural gems to the award-winning Shaw Centre, we showcase the best of what Canada’s capital has to offer.

In partnership with the Shaw Centre, the Meetings & Conventions team at Ottawa Tourism supports local organizations and industry experts in their efforts to host business events in the city. Shaw Centre is an architectural icon in the heart of downtown Ottawa, Canada’s capital. With 192,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, it is ideal for conventions, meeting, trade and consumer shows, galas, receptions, banquets and entertainment – within walking distance of national sights, historic landmarks and 6,000 hotel rooms, the Shaw Centre is an easy 20-minute commute from the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.