COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors. As we welcome travellers back to our region, please consult our Visiting Ottawa safely page for the latest COVID-19 information. When making plans, please confirm details with businesses and entities directly as parts of our website may not reflect current offerings.

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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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