Shaw Centre

Canada's Meeting Place

Dennis Turpin - Account Manager National Convention Sales

Dennis was raised on the west island of Montreal, spending summers at his family cottage west of Ottawa.  After building a strong network of associates in the Montreal area Dennis relocated to Ottawa.

Joining the Shaw Centre as Manager, National Convention Sales, with over twenty five years in tourism and hospitality Dennis enjoys a solid reputation within the industry.  His previous experience includes; time spent as a business development manager with a major travel management company, national account director with a hotel chain and most recently holding the position of association manager with one of Canada’s largest associations.  Dennis brings a unique understanding of our clients' needs.

Dennis is very aware of the challenges that come with planning large scale AGMs and events.  A long-time CSAE member, Dennis continues to be committed to the Canadian Association market, especially in the local Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter.  

Dennis is an avid sports enthusiast who enjoys hockey, golf and tennis.  He’s been known to volunteer his time as a coach for youth and corporate sports teams.  With his love of sports and his organizational skills led to him being selected as on-site travel coordinator at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England. 

Outside of work Dennis volunteers as a sitting member of his community’s Tourism Committee.  He enjoys life in the country with his wife and daughters, and visiting with his granddaughters.

Contact Dennis today.

Dennis Turpin
Account Manager, National Convention Sales

Phone: 613- 688-8217

Contact Us

Ottawa Convention Centre
55 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9J2

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