Media Releases

  • Complimentary convention services

        Shaw Centre is fortunate to be able to leverage many partners throughout the National Capital Region to better serve our clients and help them design and execute extraordinary events with us. One of our key alliances is with Ottawa Tourism; we work closely with them as our destination marketing partner. With our shared...

  • Shaw Centre to host Canada’s largest career development conference

    OTTAWA – Shaw Centre is pleased to announce it will be once again hosting Cannexus National Career Development Conference on January 22-24, 2018. The bilingual conference will attract 1,000 national and international professionals to the heart of Canada’s capital who are working in career counselling, employment and workforce development. This year marks the fifth Cannexus conference...

  • Shaw Centre: A key player during Grey Cup Festival Week

    If you had to describe the 105th Grey Cup Festival week in one word it would be “Canadian.” From the beginning to the snowy end, it was a week of national pride and the Shaw Centre was proud to be an integral part of it all. Partnering with the CFL and OSEG, Shaw Centre hosted...

  • Shaw Centre sends condolences to the family of Jim Shaw, former CEO of Shaw Communications Inc.

    STATEMENT   January 4, 2018 Shaw Centre sends condolences to the family of Jim Shaw, former CEO of Shaw Communications Inc. Jim Shaw passed away at the age of 60 following a brief illness, the Shaw family announced in a statement on Wednesday   The Shaw Centre led by its President & CEO Nina Kressler...

  • 2017 at the Shaw Centre: The events that shaped the year

    2017 was a Canada’s 150th – a big year for Ottawa and an even bigger year for Shaw Centre. We had a record year hosting 40 conventions and over 400 events – one of our busiest years yet. We can’t embark on 2018 before taking a look back to recognize events that helped mark 2017...

  • Annual Steel Toes & Stilettos Gala hosted at Shaw Centre raises $120K for Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa

    Written by: Caroline Phillips / OBJ    Single working mother Annie Aningmiuq tried saving enough money for a down payment on a home for her and her son. But, as is often the case, life kept getting in the way. “I’ve had to use the money for other things,” she told OBJ.social in the days...