Shaw Centre interior
30 - 31

ICCA North America Summit 2023

We are delighted to announce the first in-person ICCA North America Summit – 30th to 31st March – in Ottawa, Canada.

We’re inviting suppliers and associations to come and join us for a unique and highly-interactive 1.5 day event. It’s the ideal opportunity to make new contacts, build stronger networks, establish stakeholder relationships, share key knowledge, get the latest industry news and updates, and of course… generate new and exciting business opportunities.

This year, in a special collaboration with MPI Ottawa Chapter, we are also inviting our delegates to join the Global Meetings Industry Day!

March 30th - 9 am to 4 pm

March 31st - 9 am to 1 pm

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Thursday March 30, 2023 - Friday March 31, 2023

1 - 2

The Travel and Vacation Show

Touring the show will give valuable information on over 60 international destinations as well as over 40 Canadian exhibits from Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario and The North West Territories. There will be over 190 travel and vacation exhibits to experience - many of them new this year.

Saturday April 1, 2023 - Sunday April 2, 2023

You will gain first-hand knowledge from representatives of tour companies, tourist boards, resorts, cruise lines and adventure vacation destinations. They are all there, eager to answer your questions, giving you better and more personal information than any research one can do on the internet.

Whether you want information about immersing yourself in the cultures of Europe, basking in the sun on a tropical beach, experiencing an “outbound” adventure in Asia, or going on a safari in Africa, it is all there - under one roof. For cruise lovers, most of the cruise lines are represented.

Culinary tourism is hot, with many countries and tour operators promoting wine and food vacation destinations and tours. In addition, the show demonstration kitchen will feature international cuisine.

New this year:

  • ASEAN Happy Hour” - (14-15 PM, Saturday March 30th)
  • A Tasting of authentic cuisine prepared by Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam at Booths 400 to 410.
  • Salsa Dancing Lessons at the Cuban Pavilion

And don’t forget to take advantage of the free informative travel seminars and “only at the show promotions”.

Find special vacations, from weekend getaways to trips to exciting overseas destinations. In a few hours you can walk around the world!

Bon Voyage!

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25 - 27

Canadian Immunization Conference 2023

Join experts and thought-provoking speakers at the 2023 Canadian Immunization Conference for a scientific program that will engage and inspire future research, policies and practices.

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Tuesday April 25, 2023 - Thursday April 27, 2023




Wine for Wishes

Wine for Wishes is a unique food and wine tasting event. The evening is designed to put Ottawa’s top restaurateurs together with top wineries, craft brewers and spirits partners for a night of gastronomical delights for foodies and beverage connoisseurs in the region.

This magical evening raises awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish®


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Tuesday May 9, 2023
18:30 - 22:00




Ottawa Engineering and IT Career Fair

Meet face-to-face with Canada’s Engineering and Technology Industries (Aerospace, Automotive, Biotechnology, Consumer Products, Defence, Electronics, Energy and Power, Food/Beverage, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Green Technology, Medical devices, Nanotechnology, Nuclear, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Plastics / Packaging, Semiconductors, Shipbuilding, and Telecommunications and more. Join Us Today!

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Wednesday May 10, 2023
13:00 - 16:00

15 - 16

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster – Ambition 2035

Join us as we explore new ways to work together to achieve a 5x ambition for Canada

Monday May 15, 2023 - Tuesday May 16, 2023


Ottawa Transportation & Skilled Trades Career Fair

Network and Meet face-to-face with Canada’s Transportation and Skilled Trades Industry (Trucking, Warehousing, Logistics, Distribution, Manufacturing, Millwrights, Technicians, Construction, Welders, Mechanics, Machinists, Carpenters, Electricians, Plumbers and more). Connect with recruiters, hiring companies,  employment advisors and support services (training, continued education, entrepreneurship, immigration and settlement, insurance and safety, funding programs, licensing, etc.


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Wednesday May 31, 2023
13:00 - 16:00

8 - 11

University of Ottawa Convocation 2023

The University of Ottawa will celebrate our graduates with family, friends and members of our community.

Refer to our website for the full schedule of ceremonies:

Thursday June 8, 2023 - Sunday June 11, 2023

16 - 20

64th ISI World Statistics Congress

The ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) is the leading congress on Statistics & Data Science worldwide. It is held every two years, since 1887 by the International Statistical Institute (ISI). The WSC is known for its valuable mix of high-end content and insights, huge network & recruitment opportunities, high speed learning, sharing knowledge, award celebrations, and creating new collaboration opportunities. From international statisticians and academics, business leaders to thought-leaders, they will discuss current and future topics, in over 200 premium sessions & talks, that shapes the landscape of Statistics and Data Science.

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Sunday July 16, 2023 - Thursday July 20, 2023
08:30 - 18:30

22 - 28

Dbl 18th International World Conference

The Deafblind Network of Ontario (DBNO) will be hosting the Deafblind International (DbI) 18th International World Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Conference dates are July 22-28, 2023, which includes a comprehensive 4-day educational program and pre event Board and Network meetings. The event will be held at the Shaw Convention Centre, recognized as one of the most accessible venues internationally.
A robust social program is also part of the event design. This meeting is held every four years and rotates around the Globe.
For the first time, this conference will be designed as a Hybrid event. We are anticipating 600 in-person participants (Leadership and Front-Line professionals; Deafblind individuals & support professionals), including DbI Members & Staff, Content Experts, Students, and Key Industry Stakeholders.
DBNO is excited to ensure a well-rounded experience design celebrating the unique Ottawa and Canadian vibe, while delivering cutting-edge educational sessions
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Saturday July 22, 2023 - Friday July 28, 2023

21 - 25

The 28th IAVSD International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks

The IAVSD Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks is a leading international symposium bringing together researchers, scientists and engineers from academia and industry in the field of ground vehicle dynamics to present and exchange their latest ideas and breakthroughs.

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Monday August 21, 2023 - Friday August 25, 2023