President’s Blog

Nina Kressler, CEO And President of the Shaw Centre
Nina Kressler

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As one of Canada's leading executives in the hospitality industry, Nina shares her passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences, as well as her opinions on key trends and how to stay relevant in the ever-changing landscape of meetings and events. A native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nina's 25 years of experience with senior positions in hotel and convention centre management and in gaming and entertainment give her a unique perspective that she will share through this blog.

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Sharing Experience and Insight

Published on October 31, 2019

Sharing experience and insight Have you ever wanted to know more about Nina Kressler and the experience she brings to her role as President and CEO of Shaw Centre? We’ve asked Nina to discuss her background and the skills she has been drawing upon for the past four and a half years to lead our…

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Expanded Light Rail Transit (LRT) adds to Shaw Centre’s accessibility

Published on September 24, 2019

I may be just a little bit biased, but I like to think of Shaw Centre as being one of the key hubs of the National Capital Region. The recent launch of the O-Train Confederation LRT line has greatly improved travel time for our city’s residents and visitors alike, and we’re delighted to have the…

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Sustainability always on the menu at Shaw Centre

Published on August 29, 2019

Today, more than ever before, event planners are looking for venues that are actively working to reduce their carbon footprint. We have a bit of a head start in this regard as when Shaw Centre was being designed, a commitment to sustainable operations was one of the key principles. So too was a strategy to…

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Shaw Centre carefully curating strategic partnerships

Published on July 18, 2019

As one of the most frequently-photographed buildings in the nation’s capital, Shaw Centre is used to attracting a lot of attention. Beyond those who visit us for hundreds of events large and small each year, we also receive a lot of requests for sponsorship. While we appreciate that there are so many great causes to…

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