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Matthew Blackburn

Account Manager, Convention Sales

Having relocated from Toronto just over 5 years ago, Matthew really enjoys everything the nation’s capital has to offer.  While attending Wilfrid Laurier University, Matthew gained a degree in communications and then went on to successfully complete a business diploma from Seneca College.  Matthew brings with him 15 years of experience in the service and hospitality industry including 5 years as an account manager with a Toronto based marketing company.

He played a role in opening restaurants in St. John’s Newfoundland as well as in Ottawa.  Prior to joining Shaw Centre, Matthew was a vital part of the management team at Bazille Restaurant, in Nordstrom.  During his time there, Matthew continued to develop his excellent customer service skills and a commitment to providing above and beyond experiences.

Today, Matthew is able to apply his knowledge of both his business and management background when assisting you in planning your next event.  When Matthew is not busy creating extraordinary events, you can catch him at the many live sporting events around the city or hiking in Gatineau Park.