Shaw Centre

Canada's Meeting Place

Calendar of Events

Check below to find out what's happening at the Shaw Centre.

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Apr 07 2015

2015 CADSI Canadian Armed Forces Outlook

2015 CADSI Canadian Armed Forces Outlook

Dates:
April 7,2015- Army Outlook
April 8,2015- Navy Outlook
April 9,2015- Air Force Outlook

Registration Required

For more information please contact:
Theresa Ellwood
Event Manager
theresa@defenceandsecurity.ca
613-235-5337
www.defenceandsecurity.ca

Apr 11 2015

Connexion - Ottawa Fitness Conference

The Connexion fitness conference provides an opportunity for certified instructors to connect while sharing ideas and experiences in fitness and health. The conference hosts renowned industry leaders and features a full day workshops and lectures that educate and inspire while participants earn six Y continuing education credits (and 3 canfirpro CECs)

Date and Time:
Saturday April 11, 2015
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Registration Required Event

Tickets:
Please vists www.ymcaywca.com for more information on ticket sales

For additional information please contact:
Amanda Pinch
Coordinator - Y Fitness Education Centre
amanda.pinch@ymcaywca.ca
613-288-1424
www.ymcaywca.ca

Apr 11 2015

Ottawa Humane Society FurBall Gala

The Ottawa Humane Society FurBall,  Moroccan Nights, is an evening of extraordinary cuisine, live and silent auctions, entertainment, dancing and a special appearance by OHS Brightening Lives animals. All in support of the animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society.

Registration required event

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Cocktails 6:30 pm, Dinner 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$300 (charitable receipts will be issued at $150 per ticket)
Corporate Tables and Sponsorship opportunities starting at $3,500
www.ottawahumane.ca/furball

for more information please contact:
Jenna Glover
Manager: Events
jennag@ottawahumane.ca
613-725-3166 ext. 263
www.ottawahumane.ca/furball

Apr 11 2015

The National Women's Show

The National Women's Show offers a fantastic day out with girlfriends to relax, get pampered, and have fun! Highlights of the event include great shopping at over 250 exhibits, free samples, fabulous shopping, free makeovers, fashion shows, informative workshops, cooking stage demos, food and wine sampling, career and business resources, decorating and travel ideas, celebrity appearances, health and wellness advice, fantastic prizes, and much more! It’s truly the ultimate girl’s day out! 

Public Event

Date and Times:
Saturday, April 11, 2015        10am - 6pm
Sunday, April 12, 2015          10am - 5pm

Tickets:
$12.00
Children 12 and under are free

For Addtional Information, please contact:
info@nationalevent.com
(905) 477-2677 or 1-800-891-4859
www.NationalWomenShow.com

Apr 15 2015

Congrès climat scolaire positif 2015

Apr 18 2015

Live The Smart Way Expo

Live The Smart Way Expo, a unique health and wellness show brought to you by Kathy Smart. Kathy is a T.V. Show Host, Bestselling Author, Holistic Chef and multi-award winning Nutritionist.
The Expo's three core focus are:
Eat Smart - Live Smart - Move Smart

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Saturday, April 18th, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 19th, 2015  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tickets:
$10
Advance online tickets are free until April 17th 2015
www.livethesmartwayexpo.com

For Addtional Information, please contact:
info@livethesmartwayexpo.com
613-241-4282
www.livethesmartwayexpo.com

Apr 19 2015

Live The Smart Way Expo

Live The Smart Way Expo, a unique health and wellness show brought to you by Kathy Smart. Kathy is a T.V. Show Host, Bestselling Author, Holistic Chef and multi-award winning Nutritionist.
The Expo's three core focus are:
Eat Smart - Live Smart - Move Smart

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Saturday, April 18th, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 19th, 2015  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tickets:
$10
Advance online tickets are free until April 17th 2015
www.livethesmartwayexpo.com

For Addtional Information, please contact:
info@livethesmartwayexpo.com
613-241-4282
www.livethesmartwayexpo.com

Apr 19 2015

Spring Vintage Clothing Show

Canada's biggest sale of vintage clothing, jewellery & accessories - including fabulous vintage designer pieces.
It's going to be One Amazing Day!
www.Facebook.com/OttawaVintageClothingShow

Public event

Dates and Times:
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Tickets:
$10.00 available at the door.

Information:
ottawavintageclothingshow.ca

Apr 22 2015

"For the Kids" Charitable Auction

The Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre delivers specialized care to 4,000 children and youth with physical and/or developmental disabilities in the Ottawa, Eastern Ontario and Northern Lanark (Cornwall to Renfrew) region. We help them to be mobile, to learn, to communicate and to integrate into society. “For the Kids" is a charitable auction that is now in its 18th year and is the main source of philanthropic revenue for the OCTC. Each year, the 600-900 guests attending the event get to hear stories about the children and youth who use the OCTC’s services and have the opportunity to bid on over 300 silent auction items as well as to participate in the live auction. Guests also have an opportunity to hear about the challenges and triumphs of the children and youth who live with physical and developmental disabilities and to experience the power of community to support and enrich the lives of these children in a very meaningful way.

Registration Required Event

Dates and Times :
Wednesday, April 22, 2015           5:30PM - 8:30PM

Tickets:
Ticket prices : $150 with $90 tax receipt
Sponsorship packages starting at $1,500
Registration website address : http://www.octc.ca/foundation/events.php

For Additional Information, please contact :
Nicole Bernard
Fundraising Assistant
nbernard@octc.ca
613-738-4337
www.octc.ca

Apr 23 2015

CFA Society Ottawa Forecast Dinner

Please join the CFA Ottawa Society as we celebrate our 2015 Annual Forecast Dinner sponsored by Franklin Templeton. This dinner is the premier financial industry networking event of the year, bringing together over 400 of Ottawa’s leading investment professionals and key decision-makers.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED EVENT

Date and Time:
April 23, 2015
5:00 pm

Tickets:
100 (society members)
$115 (non-members)

For Addtional Information, please contact:
Bernhard Eichenlaub
Vice-President, CFA Society Ottawa
beichenlaub@gmail.com
cfasociety.org/ottawa

Apr 24 2015

3rd Annual Ottawa Heart Research Conference

Major advances in treatment and prevention have finally arrived to heart failure care.  As a result, heart failure treatment is currently being re-organized and re-examined.  Still, much remains to be uncovered about underlying mechanisms contributing to the spectrum of heart failure conditions but recent research promises novel treatments and innovations are on the horizon. The two day program has something to energize everyone: from biomedical cardiovascular scientists to specialist cardiologists, to primary care providers, and allied health care members to health policy innovators. Please do not miss this exciting, unique and timely meeting, located in our nation’s capital.  

Registration Required Event 

Date and Time:
April 24th and  April 25th, 2015
7:00am-5:30pm

Tickets:
For more information please visit https://www.eply.com/OttawaHeartResearchConference1161609

For additional information please contact:
Vedrana Vaskovic
Project Manager
ResearchConference@ottawaheart.ca
613-798-5555 x18002
http://www.ottawaheart.ca/research_discovery/2015-conference_2015-conference.htm

Apr 29 2015

The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 2015 ANNUAL SPRING LUNCHEON and 40th ANNIVERSARY LAUNCHING CELEBRATION

The Council on Aging of Ottawa Annual Spring Luncheon 2015
Topic: “Longevity and its Seven Sins”  - Keynote Speaker - Dr. Guy Proulx
Welcome reception, Music, Social Hour/Cash Bar/Silent Auction - Program promptly starts at 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. - Lunch and Presentation
Shaw Centre - Trillium Ballroom - (formerly the Ottawa Convention Centre – 55 Colonel By Drive)
OC Transpo FREE on Wednesdays for seniors
 
This year marks 40 years of proud achievements. Just imagine if we all worked together what we could accomplish to improve the quality of life of seniors living in Ottawa.  
We are counting on the strength of your commitment and the wealth of your thoughts as we move forward together.

Date and Time
Wednesday April 29, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Registration Required Event

Tickets
Individual: $75
Table of 10: $700
Please register online at www.coaottawa.ca by Wednesday April 15, 2015
*Table purchase are encouraged and will receive special recognition
*Offical receipt for tax-deductible portion provided on request

For additional information please contact:
Lise-Michelle Bouchard
Executive Assistant
l-m.bouchard@coaottawa.ca
(613) 789-3577 Ext./poste 11  
www.coaottawa.ca

Apr 30 2015

Ottawa Tourism Awards

The Ottawa Tourism Awards celebrate excellence in the tourism industry.

Registration required event

Date and Times:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tickets:
$175.00

For more information please conatct:
membershup@ottawatourism.ca
613-237-5150 ext 125
www.ottawatourism.ca

May 02 2015

613 Night Market. Ottawa's Hippest Bazaar Spring 2015

It's back, the 613 Night Market you all asked for. Now in its Spring edition, immerse yourself with the ultimate street-food and shopping experience. This bazaar will put the spotlight on our city's bad-ass chefs, talented creators, crazy artists and daring entrepreneurs. 

On May 2, from 4pm-12am, we will be transforming the Shaw Centre into Ottawa's Premier Night Market. With Djs and drinks, street-food and shopping, you will have a memorable experience.

All food is priced between 2-5$ and goes to support local businesses. Food vendors will deal with cash only. Some retail vendors will accept payments by credit card. Nonetheless, ATM machines will be present on site.

Advance tickets will be 10$ each and will include entry only. Tickets at the door will only start at 7pm and will be priced at 15$ each. No refunds.
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/613-night-market-ottawas-hippest-bazaar-spring-2015-tickets-16293056972?aff=ebapi

Dress Code: Casual--Look good and feel comfortable.

Cash bars...Plenty, plenty of bars this time!

See you there!

May 02 2015

Ceremony of Professional Engagement and Convocation

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa Graduation 

Private Event

Date and Time:
May 2nd,2015
2:00pm

For more information please contact:
Linda Chenard
Operations Manager
mdproj@uottawa.ca

May 05 2015

Champions of Mental Health Awards

The Champions of Mental Health Awards is one of Canada’s premiere social and advocacy events, celebrating individuals and organizations whose outstanding contributions have advanced the mental health agenda in Canada. Featuring special guest, Michael Landsberg, host of TSN and proud mental health advocate.  Also, bringing you the musical entertainment of Sean McCann of Great Big Sea!

Registration required event

Date and Time:
5:30-6:30pm, Reception
6:30-9:00pm Dinner and Awards
9:00-10:00pm Dessert Reception with Sean McCann of Great Big Sea

Tickets:
$195.00
$1500.00 for a table
for more information visit www.camimh.ca

For more information please contact:
Kalene DeBaeremaeker
Coordinator
champions@camimh.ca
613-233-8906
www.camimh.ca


May 06 2015

International Trade Day 2015: Canada meets the new Pacific

This year, International Trade Day will focus on Canada’s role in the Pacific. Building on Canada’s growing presence in the Pacific Rim, this year’s event will discuss the big trends affecting businesses across the region and identify top priorities for cooperation between national governments.

Registration Required

Date and Time:
May 6, 2015
8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Tickets:
Member: $150 plus HST
Non-Member: $175 plus HST

http://www.chamber.ca/event-register/?eventid=tradeday2015

For more information please contact:
Marley Ransom
Events and Communications Specialist
mransom@chamber.ca
613-238-4000 ext. 227
http://www.chamber.ca

May 07 2015

Canadian Nurses Foundation 2015 Nightingale Gala

Canadian Nurses Foundation celebrates the 5th anniversary of its Nightingale Gala!  As always, funds raised will help support nursing scholars across Canada.

Public Event

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Reception: 5:30 pm 
Dinner: 7:00 pm

Tickets:
$200/person $2000/table of 10
Corporate tables also available
http://cnf-fiic.ca/news-events/2015-nightingale-gala/#.VPnJPPzF_Ho

For more information please contact:
Rachel Groskopf
Development Coordinator
rgroskopf@cnf-fiic.ca
613 680 0879 ext 224
http://cnf-fiic.ca/

May 07 2015

Chocolate Affair Gala

The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region is pleased to present its 8th annual Chocolate Affair Gala!  A night of pure indulgence, supporting their 24/7 crisis & support line services!  Experience a four course chocolate infused dinner, silent auction, sweet treats by local companies, entertainment, and chocolate everything!  

Public Event 

Date and time:
Thursday, May 7, 2015
5:30pm-10:00pm

Tickets:
$110

For more information please contact:
Leslie Scott
Community Relations Coordinator
lscott@dcottawa.on.ca
613-238-1089 x 222
www.dcottawa.on.ca

May 21 2015

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Health and Fitness Expo

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Race Kit Pick Up and Health and Fitness Expo.

Public Event

Dates and times:
Thursday, May 21, 2015     4:00PM - 8:00PM
Friday, May 22, 2015           10:00AM - 8:00PM
Saturday, May 23, 2015       9:00AM - 4:00PM

For Additional Information, please contact:
John Halvorsen
Race Director
halvorsen@runottawa.ca
613-234-2221
www.runottawa.ca

May 22 2015

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Health and Fitness Expo

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Race Kit Pick Up and Health and Fitness Expo

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Thursday, May 21, 2015     4:00PM - 8:00PM
Friday, May 22, 2015           10:00AM - 8:00PM
Saturday, May 23, 2015      9:00AM - 4:00PM

For Additional Information, please contact:
John Halvorsen
Race Director
halvorsen@runottawa.ca
613-234-2221
www.runottawa.ca

May 23 2015

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Health and Fitness Expo

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Race Kit Pick Up and Health and Fitness Expo

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Thursday, May 21, 2015      4:00PM - 8:00PM
Friday, May 22, 2015           10:00AM - 8:00PM
Saturday, May 23, 2015       9:00AM - 4:00PM

For Additional Information, please contact:
John Halvorsen
Race Director
halvorsen@runottawa.ca
613-234-2221
www.runottawa.ca

May 28 2015

United Way Ottawa Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala

Every year, United Way Ottawa hosts local community leaders, politicians, and celebrities, along with Ottawa’s best and brightest, to recognize extraordinary community contributions at the Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala. The evening highlights the achievements of people, organizations, partnerships, agencies and neighbourhood groups that work tirelessly, passionately and collectively to help make change happen in our community. We’re saving a seat for you – join us in honouring those who are making a difference. 

Public Event

Date and Times:
Thursday, May 28, 2015
5:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Tickets:
$125.00
Table sponsorship: $ 1700 (tables of 10); Additional sponsorship opportunities: contact Sharon Lloyd at salloyd@unitedwayottawa.ca, 613-228-6727

For Addtional Information, please contact:
Taline Jirian
Manager, Special Events and Promotions, United Way Ottawa
tjirian@unitedwayottawa.ca
613-228-5791
www.unitedwayottawa.ca

Jun 09 2015

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2015

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators.  MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

For additional information please contact:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424  ext 118

Jun 09 2015

Photonics North 2015

On behalf of the Canadian Photonic Industry Consortium, we would like to invite you to the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario for the Photonics North conference on June 9-10, 2015.  This conference will be an excellent opportunity to network and exchange with researchers, government and industry and to celebrate the 2015 International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies. 

Registration Required Event

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015               8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, June 10, 2015       8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 11, 2015            8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets:
For more information please visit www.photonicsnorth.com

For more information about this event please contact:
Ms Véronique Gravel
Event Manager
veronique.gravel@conferium.com
1 800 618-8182
www.photonicsnorth.com

Jun 10 2015

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2015

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators.  MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

For additional information please contact:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424  ext 118

Jun 11 2015

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2015

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators.  MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

Information:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424  ext 118

Jun 13 2015

98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

REGISTRATION REQUIRED EVENT
www.csc2015.ca/registration

Dates:
Saturday, June 13 - Wednesday, June 17

For Addtional Information, please contact:
csc2015@cheminst.ca
613-232-6252
www.csc2015.ca

Oct 03 2015

Study and Go Abroad Fair

Meet with top universities and colleges from around the world to find out about study programs abroad at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  Visit the Travel Zone for Gap Year and other travel options: volunteering, work abroad, internships and language travel.  Start planning your studies abroad or to travel. Don’t miss this important event.  Admission is FREE!

The Study and Go Abroad Expo is open from 1pm to 5pm, but arrive early at 12 noon to catch our feature seminar.  Check the website for information on exhibitors, seminars, scholarships and more.  Pre-register online to save time on the day and enter our Grand Prize Draw.  Donated by Air Canada, the first prize is a return flight to anywhere in the world. 

Public Event

Date and Time:
Saturday, October 3, 2015
1pm to 5pm

Tickets: FREE

Visit www.studyandgoabroad for all the details and follow us on social media for updates:

Facebook                            /Study and Go Abroad
Twitter                                 @studygoabroad
Google+                               /+Studyandgoabroadfair
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Pinterest                             /studygoabroad

Oct 30 2015

Ottawa Wine and Food Festival - Celebrating 30 Years

The Ottawa Wine and Food Festival is hotly anticipated every Fall and is one of the most successful of its type in Canada. From the ever-popular Tasting Alley to the vibrant Main Tasting Floor, consumers can sample the latest trends in food, wine, beer and spirits from close to 200 exhibitors all while enjoy live entertainment. Join us this year for our 30th anniversary!

Public Event

Date and Times:
Friday October 30th, 2015
12 noon - 10pm

Saturday October 31st 2015
12 noon - 10pm

Sunday November 1st 2015
12 noon - 5:30pm

Tickets:
$25.00 & up
www.ottawawineandfoodfestival.com

For more information contact:
Kim McWaters
Marketing & Communications Manager
kim@ottawawineandfoodfestival.com
613-523-6356
www.ottawawineandfoodfestival.com

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Ottawa Convention Centre
55 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, ON
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