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  • Shaw Centre Implements new Health and Safety Features

    The meeting and events industry has undoubtedly faced significant changes over the last year and a half. Every event planner is well aware of the existing stressors that come with the job, but now they must navigate many elements of planning, in-person, hybrid, and virtual, layered with the varied health and safety regulations across Canada....

  • Shaw Centre’s World-Class Food Donations Boost Morale for Clients

    Written by: Ottawa Mission, October 4th, 2021 The Shaw Centre in Ottawa was recently honoured with the international APEX award for the World’s Best Convention Centre. Located downtown on the Rideau Canal, the beautiful facility hosts a wide variety of conferences and events. A world-class centre requires world-class meals, and Executive Chef Patrick Turcot does...

  • Shaw Centre Named World’s Best Convention Centre

    September 7, 2021 OTTAWA, ON – The Shaw Centre is honoured to announce that it has won the International Association of Conference Centres (AIPC) APEX award for “World’s Best Convention Centre”. The Shaw Centre joins a prestigious list of convention centres from around the world who have claimed this title. “The award is a testament...

  • Shaw Centre and GES Announce Partnership

    GES becomes Shaw Centre’s exclusive provider for show services OTTAWA – September 2, 2021 – The Shaw Centre and GES are pleased to announce a five-year partnership for Show Services. With this new partnership, GES becomes the exclusive provider for material handling and preferred provider of; event rentals, custom exhibits, labor, customs, and transportation. The...

  • Ontario Investing in Ottawa’s Tourism Sector

    Funding provides stability and supports industry recovery in Canada’s capital city July 06, 2021 OTTAWA — The Ontario government is investing $8 million in Ottawa Tourism and the Ottawa Convention Centre (Shaw Centre) to support tourism sector recovery in one of Ontario’s key gateway cities. Details were provided today by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage,...

  • Shaw Centre Celebrates a Decade of Being ‘Canada’s Meeting Place’

    2021 marks the 10th year of operation since opening its doors to the world OTTAWA, June 14, 2021 – A decade ago, the Ottawa Congress Centre (now Shaw Centre), a state-of-the-art convention centre located in the heart of Canada’s capital, opened its doors to the world. Ten years later, it still remains an architectural attraction...