COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors, and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the region. While Ottawa is in the reopening stages of COVID-19, our website may not reflect current offerings. Please contact each business or entity directly before making plans.

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National and international stage

As Canada’s Capital, Ottawa puts conventions on a national stage close to decision-makers and the national news media. If gaining their attention can help move an organization forward, Ottawa is the best place to get noticed. Government departments, agencies and research institutions likewise provide a ready supply of subject matter experts across a broad range of fields and professionals who can be called upon to help build conference programs and attendance.

For international conferences, Ottawa is a G7 capital and home to 130 international embassies and consulates and 65 federal research labs that can tapped for speakers and perspectives.

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