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  • OTTAWA’S SHAW CENTRE HOSTS NEW LOCALLY-SOURCED, GLOBALLY-INSPIRED MENU LAUNCH EVENT

    Over 200 Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes Created in Partnership with Local Suppliers 10/17/2018 – Ottawa, ON – Ottawa’s biggest kitchen is now the city’s most festive as well. In a media exclusive new menu tasting event held today at the Shaw Centre, the convention centre’s culinary team, led by newly appointed Executive Chef Patrick, launched...

  • Ottawa to welcome travel journalists from around the world in August 2019

    Ottawa Tourism prepares to host GoMedia Canada 2019 OTTAWA, October 9, 2018 — Ottawa Tourism, in partnership with Destination Canada, will host 330 Canadian travel industry professionals and international travel media August 11-15, 2019 as part of GoMedia Canada 2019, an annual signature media networking event hosted in a different Canadian destination each year. Ottawa...

  • Party to compete

    Source: Ottawa at Home, Paula Roy One of Canada’s most prestigious culinary competitions, Gold Medal Plates, has been rebranded as Canada’s Great Kitchen Party. The expanded mission is to provide young Canadians the opportunity to be extraordinary through participation in sport, music and food. This fall, chefs in eleven cities will vie for the gold,...

  • Shaw Centre and Big Rig Brewery announce two-year partnership

    Big Rig Brewery appointed as Official Craft Beer of the Shaw Centre in a two-year supply contract commencing September 2018. The Shaw Centre and Big Rig Brewery have announced a two-year partnership that will provide conference attendees at the convention centre with a selection of local craft beer. The six-year old brewery was appointed following...

  • Shaw Centre announces appointment of Jason McCooeye to Director of Operations

    AUGUST 28, 2018 – OTTAWA – Nina Kressler, President and CEO, recently announced the appointment of Jason McCooeye as the Shaw Centre’s new Director of Operations as of August 2018. Prior to joining the Shaw Centre team in 2011 in the role of Operations Manager, Jason was responsible for food and beverage operations with Aramark...

  • Shaw Centre announces appointment of Mark Gamble as Director of Sales

    AUGUST 21, 2018 — OTTAWA — Nina Kressler, President and CEO, recently announced the appointment of Mark Gamble as the Shaw Centre’s new Director of Sales as of July, 2018. Mark has lived in Ottawa since 2015 and now proudly calls the Nation’s Capital home. Originally from Saint John, New Brunswick, he attended the University...