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Updated conference centre

A far cry from the dark and outdated conference centre: bright spaces, beautiful exterior and... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Ottawa, Canada

I recently attended a conference here and was pleased with not only the physical space but the... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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Shaw Centre,Canada's Meeting Place. (formerly Ottawa Convention Centre)
55 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-563-1984
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking forward to organize a grand meting. It's the right location. The location and service iareawesome.

Thank PSMahapatra
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A far cry from the dark and outdated conference centre: bright spaces, beautiful exterior and improved accessibility. I’ve been to trade shows and conferences and was pleased with the flow, wayfinding and staff. The glassed in areas do get hot in direct sunlight.

Thank KatikaOttawa
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Whether for a formal Ottawa University Graduation in June or the Junior Optimist International Conference in July, the Shaw Center does not disappoint. Elegant looking lounges served as breakfast rooms and presentation rooms for the conference. The breakfast buffet, presented a delicious variety suited to...More

Thank helene156
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The mall is connected and the Westin Hotel. Lots of hotels close by with different pricing options. Parliament is close and war museum.

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I recently attended a conference here and was pleased with not only the physical space but the service as well. On site staff were respectful and efficient. Our break time snacks were fresh and tasty. I really appreciated the openness of the modern space and...More

Thank OnAnotherJourney
Reviewed June 16, 2018

This was the venue for uOttawa convocation. Comfortable seats and good climate control. Good location, near many hotels.

Thank Hug_The_Mouse
Reviewed June 12, 2018

I attended a conference there. It is a HUGE building. Lots of space if you're looking for a venue. Directly across from the Canal, convenient location, minutes walk from downtown. Staff very polite and friendly - Plenty of restrooms, including many accessible ones.

Thank mab012283
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Spectacular building by the Rideau canal, resembling the Viva station in Dublin. Its architecture is quite impressive. It is worth a visit inside as you can get views form any of its 4-levels from the canal and DT area. It used to be the Ottawa...More

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Great place for the Ottawa Marathon weekend packet pick up. Plenty of space and central to many hotels. Nice view from where we picked up bags.

Thank canadaace
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Glad we are senior citizens as I was very disappointed and would have upset paying to enter. We were looking for brochures on what to do in Europe and the only thing we got is travel agencies giving information on organized tours. What about people...More

Thank NicoleL4726
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bailey p
February 23, 2015|
Response from Sylvie C | Property representative |
Hi Bailey, you can visit the Calendar of Events on our website to see a list of the March events. Unfortunately it will not let me post a link here but I am happy to email it to you or you can visit the Shaw Centre website... More