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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.

Shaw Centre Springs Back

Published on May 2, 2022

It’s been a busy month at Canada’s Meeting Place – the Shaw Centre hosting, meetings, conventions, tradeshows, weddings and even a dance competition. The versatility of events that come through our doors is truly incredible, and we love to take on the challenge each event presents. It’s safe to say events have made a steady…

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Highlights from Shaw Centre’s First Ten Years of Success

Published on March 16, 2022

More than just an iconic, often-photographed building in downtown Ottawa, Shaw Centre is in many ways a hub for our city and even for Canada as a whole. As one of the country’s most successful convention centres, it has continuously fulfilled its economic mandate while providing millions of memorable moments for guests and staff alike….

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7 Spots in Downtown Ottawa to Capture Jaw-Dropping Wedding Photos

Published on February 11, 2022

If you’re getting married in downtown Ottawa, you might be brainstorming photo opportunities other than the backdrop of your venue. This city has many picturesque options to choose from, such as historic buildings and beautiful green spaces that will allow for the perfect photo. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite photo ops in the…

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How to Plan your Dream Wedding at the Shaw Centre

Published on January 7, 2022

You’ve finally found your life partner, the excitement from the engagement lingers, and you can’t wait to start planning for the day you always dreamed of! Though there are many important aspects to planning a wedding, one of the first items on your checklist should be your venue. With the backlog of weddings due to…

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