Shaw Centre is an architectural icon in the heart of downtown Ottawa, Canada’s capital. With 192,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, it is ideal for conventions, meeting, trade and consumer shows, galas, receptions, banquets and entertainment.
Within walking distance of national sights, historic landmarks and 6,000 hotel rooms, the Shaw Centre is an easy 20-minute commute from the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. Ottawa’s character, national treasures, natural beauty, exciting night life and relaxed urban vibe will be sure to attract and appeal to your delegates.
Shaw Centre’s modern, minimalist design combines form, function and flexibility, from our expansive, pillar-free Canada Hall to our more modest meeting rooms. Share your vision; watch us bring it to life!
The centre is fully accessible with leading-edge technology infrastructure and environmentally sustainable features and practices recognized industry-wide.
192,000 sq. ft. / 17,837 sq. m.
57,740 sq. ft./5,364 sq. m.
6,000 theatre style
3,840 banquet style
28 flexible, fully-carpeted meeting rooms
19,032 sq. ft./1,768 sq. m.
Level 1 features an open and inviting outdoor plaza and a Lobby/Hall with a picturesque view of the Rideau Canal and downtown. As you enter this grand facility you may be caught up in gazing at the Wall of Three Rivers – made with reclaimed wood from local rivers, it is a tribute to Ottawa’s historic roots in the lumber industry – that towers through all four levels of this iconic facility.
Level 2, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, affords even more panoramic views of the Rideau Canal.
Level 3 is the Centre’s most spacious, combining the city’s largest room with generous pre-function space for hosting large conventions, conferences, meetings, trade and consumer shows and performances.
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