Discover the Virtually Ottawa platform
Ottawa Tourism’s Business Events team recently launched Virtually Ottawa, an interactive experience for conference planners to explore Ottawa while in-person site visits are not a possibility. Viewers are virtually welcomed to the Shaw Centre where they have the opportunity to explore Ottawa’s landscape through the panoramic city tour and discover locally inspired experiences, including a mixology demonstration, a yoga break and a visit to CrEATe Kitchen with the Shaw Centre’s Chef Patrick Turcot. Explore now
It pays to meet in Ottawa!
Ottawa Tourism and participating partners are ready to provide financial support when you need it most, to help you meet your future meeting goals. Our Together Again program welcomes the safe return of business events to Ottawa with a generous package of discounts and incentives for future meetings of 10 or more people with a minimum of 20 guestrooms. These savings apply to any meetings booked and actualized before December 30, 2021. Learn more
Big Conference Wins
Ottawa is delighted to welcome the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference and Exhibition for the first time in the fall of 2023. It is the largest national gathering of transportation professionals in Canada and provides 1,300 attendees from across the country with critical road-related and urban transportation industry information and connections.
Canada’s capital will also host the AP-S/URSI Symposium in 2025, the premier international forum for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art research in antennas, electromagnetic wave propagation, radio science, and electromagnetic engineering.
Hybrid City Alliance adds 8 new members
Antwerp, Cannes, Durban, Edmonton, Lausanne-Montreux, Seoul, Sydney, and Zurich have recently joined co-founding members Ottawa, The Hague, Geneva, and Prague in the Hybrid City Alliance. Launched in December 2020, the Alliance brings together like-minded destinations to offer international meeting planners a simple, streamlined, and transparent approach to engaging with multiple locations for hybrid and multi-city events. Learn more