Ottawa Convention Centre

Canada's Meeting Place

Calendar of Events

Check below to find out what's happening at the Ottawa Convention Centre.

Apr 24 2014

Mental Health and Substance Abuse in the Workplace: An Employer's Guide

Please join presenter Alanna Twohey of Bird Richard for a discussion of best practices for the management of non-physical disabilities, including substance dependence and mental health issues, in the workplace.

Public Event

Date and Time:
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Tickets:
This presentation is complimentary, but registration is required. Please register at www.lawyersforemployers.ca.

For additional information, please contact:
Reyna Goudreau
Office Manager
rgoudreau@birdrichard.com
613-238-3772, ext. 232
www.lawyersforemployers.ca

Apr 30 2014

"For the Kids" Charitable Auction

Join more than 700 business and community leaders at the "For the Kids" Charitable Auction supporting the Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre (OCTC) Foundation, which raises funds to benefit close to 4,000 children and youth with disabilities served by the OCTC. The success of the auction is based on the support of several caring and generous community partners.  Guests will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items and to participate in the live auction. You and your friends will enjoy an elegant cocktail-style buffet dinner. The bidding is fun, the competition friendly and the networking opportunities numerous.

Public Event

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 5:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Tickets:
Corporate tables start at $1,500, single tickets are $150 with a $90 charitable tax receipt.To reserve your tickets or tables or to donate an item or service to the auction, please contact the Foundation at 613-738-4335 or at foundation@octc.ca.

For additional information, please contact:
Nicole Bernard
nbernard@octc.ca
613-738-4337
www.octc.ca/foundation

May 01 2014

Tour the Ottawa Convention Centre

Tour the new Ottawa Convention Centre and discover our environmentally friendly design, learn of our standards for sustainable practices and be inspired by the best view of Ottawa. Led by a member of the Ottawa Convention Centre Team, this tour will open your eyes to the advanced technology and stunning architecture that has brought major events to Canada's Meeting Place.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tours take place on the first Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Please meet at the entrance to the Administration Office on the first level.

Information:
Tours are free.
Please register with Chantale at craymond@ottawaconventioncentre.com or 613.563.1984 x615.
Note that space rented for a private function will not be available for viewing.

May 03 2014

The Baby Show

Come out to Ottawa's most comprehensive and informative prenatal, baby and toddler event to learn all you need to know about this wonderful stage in life! Talk to the experts face-to-face, attend free expert seminars, ask all the questions you have been seeking the answers for, entertain your entire family and walk away with tons of free samples and giveaways!

Dates and Times
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets
$12 for those aged 12 and over
Free for those aged 11 and under

Contact
Nick Eliades
Sales Manager
nicke@thebabyshows.com
613-336-2650
www.thebabyshows.com

May 04 2014

The Baby Show

Come out to Ottawa's most comprehensive and informative prenatal, baby and toddler event to learn all you need to know about this wonderful stage in life! Talk to the experts face-to-face, attend free expert seminars, ask all the questions you have been seeking the answers for, entertain your entire family and walk away with tons of free samples and giveaways!

Dates and Times
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets
$12 for those aged 12 and over
Free for those aged 11 and under

Contact
Nick Eliades
Sales Manager
nicke@thebabyshows.com
613-336-2650
www.thebabyshows.com

May 07 2014

CanSIA presents Solar Ontario 2014

Solar Ontario 2014 will highlight how national initiatives and federal policy impacts can sustain and grow the Ontario Solar industry and market. Featuring over 75 exhibitors from Ontario and across Canada, Solar Ontario 2014 is expected to attract over 1,000 solar industry professionals and serious solar energy consumers—manufacturers, dealers, engineers, architects, builders, solar product and service providers, installers, investors and NGOs. The event is presented by the Canadian Solar Industries Association.

Registration required. Please visit the conference website for registration information.

Dates and Times:
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Additional Information:
Jessica Ward
Canadian Solar Industries Association
www.solarontarioconference.ca
866-522-6742 ext.225
jward@cansia.ca

May 08 2014

CanSIA presents Solar Ontario 2014

Solar Ontario 2014 will highlight how national initiatives and federal policy impacts can sustain and grow the Ontario Solar industry and market. Featuring over 75 exhibitors from Ontario and across Canada, Solar Ontario 2014 is expected to attract over 1,000 solar industry professionals and serious solar energy consumers—manufacturers, dealers, engineers, architects, builders, solar product and service providers, installers, investors and NGOs. The event is presented by the Canadian Solar Industries Association.

Registration required. Please visit the conference website for registration information.

Dates and Times:
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Additional Information:
Jessica Ward
Canadian Solar Industries Association
www.solarontarioconference.ca
866-522-6742 ext.225
jward@cansia.ca

May 28 2014

A Chocolate Affair Gala

The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region is pleased to present our 7th annual A Chocolate Affair Gala held at the beautiful Ottawa Convention Centre. A night of pure indulgence with a four-course chocolate infused dinner, silent auction, raffle draw, prizes and sweet chocolate treats all night long. Help us raise much needed funds to support our 24/7 crisis line services, answering over 42,000 calls a year!

Public Event

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Tickets:
Tickets are  $100 per person and are available by phone at 613-238-1089 x 222.

For additional information, please contact:
Leslie Scott
Community Relations, Distress Centre Ottawa and Region
lscott@dcottawa.on.ca
613.238.1089 ext. 222
www.dcottawa.on.ca

May 29 2014

Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala

Every year, United Way Ottawa hosts local community leaders, politicians, and celebrities, along with Ottawa’s best and brightest, to recognize extraordinary community contributions at the Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala. The evening highlights the achievements of people, organizations, partnerships, agencies and neighbourhood groups that work tirelessly, passionately and collectively to help make change happen in our community

Public Event

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 29, 2014, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tickets:
$125.00

For additional information, please contact:
Julie Lefrancois
Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
cbya@unitedwayottawa.ca
613-228-6721
www.unitedwayottawa.ca 

Jun 05 2014

Tour the Ottawa Convention Centre

Tour the new Ottawa Convention Centre and discover our environmentally friendly design, learn of our standards for sustainable practices and be inspired by the best view of Ottawa. Led by a member of the Ottawa Convention Centre Team, this tour will open your eyes to the advanced technology and stunning architecture that has brought major events to Canada's Meeting Place.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tours take place on the first Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Please meet at the entrance to the Administration Office on the first level.

Information:
Tours are free.
Please register with Chantale at craymond@ottawaconventioncentre.comor 613.563.1984 x615.
Note that space rented for a private function will not be available for viewing.

Jun 07 2014

14th Loaves and Fishes Gala

This is a wonderful evening to help Loaves and Fishes raise funds for our fight against hunger and to help the less fortunate in our community. The evening includes dinner, dancing, live music, auctions and a chance to make a difference in the Ottawa community.

Public Event

Date and Time:
Saturday, June 7, 2014, 6:00pm-12:00am

Tickets:
$175

For additional information, please contact:
Richard Garrick
rgarrick@butlergroup.ca
613-226-8300
www.loavesandfishesottawa.org

Jun 10 2014

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2014

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators.  MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 7:45 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 12, 2014, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

Information:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424 ext. 118

Jun 11 2014

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2014

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators. MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 7:45 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 12, 2014, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

Information:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424 ext. 118

Jun 12 2014

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2014

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators. MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 7:45 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 12, 2014, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

Information:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424 ext. 118

Jul 03 2014

Tour the Ottawa Convention Centre

Tour the new Ottawa Convention Centre and discover our environmentally friendly design, learn of our standards for sustainable practices and be inspired by the best view of Ottawa. Led by a member of the Ottawa Convention Centre Team, this tour will open your eyes to the advanced technology and stunning architecture that has brought major events to Canada's Meeting Place.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tours take place on the first Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Please meet at the entrance to the Administration Office on the first level.

Information:
Tours are free.
Please register with Chantale at craymond@ottawaconventioncentre.com or 613.563.1984 x615.
Note that space rented for a private function will not be available for viewing.

Aug 07 2014

Tour the Ottawa Convention Centre

Tour the new Ottawa Convention Centre and discover our environmentally friendly design, learn of our standards for sustainable practices and be inspired by the best view of Ottawa. Led by a member of the Ottawa Convention Centre Team, this tour will open your eyes to the advanced technology and stunning architecture that has brought major events to Canada's Meeting Place.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tours take place on the first Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Please meet at the entrance to the Administration Office on the first level.

Information:
Tours are free.
Please register with Chantale at craymond@ottawaconventioncentre.com or 613.563.1984 x615.
Note that space rented for a private function will not be available for viewing.

Oct 02 2014

Study and Go Abroad Fair

The Study and Go Abroad Fair is Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo.  The expo is a unique opportunity for students, young professionals and parents to meet with universities from around the world, showcasing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, certificates and diplomas.  Check out the Travel Zone for Gap Year and other travel opportunities; volunteering, work abroad, internships and language travel.  Learn about scholarships, admission requirements and a full range of exciting programs. 

Pre-register online to save time, or on-site on the day and you will be entered into our Grand Prize Draw. 

Public Event

Date and Times:
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The expo opens at  2pm but come early at 1pm to catch our guest speaker.
First seminar starts at 1:00pm.

Admission:
Admission is free, and free seminars are held during the event.

Contact Information:
Katie Idle
Director of Sales and Marketing
info@studyandgoabroad.com
For more information, visit www.studyandgoabroad.com.

Nov 20 2014

Second Annual Evening of Hope Ottawa in support of Lung Cancer Canada

The Evening of Hope is the only fundraiser for lung cancer in Ottawa. Please join us for a cocktail reception, a silent auction and some dancing and help raise awareness and much needed funds for lung cancer research and treatment.

Public Event

Date and Times:
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tickets:
Tickets are $100. Please visit ottawaeveningofhope4lcc.com to purchase your tickets in advance.

For additional information, please contact:
Louise Bowles
Chair, Evening of Hope Ottawa
eveningofhopeottawa@outlook.com
613.841.8892
ottawaeveningofhope4lcc.com

Contact Us

Ottawa Convention Centre
55 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9J2

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