Shaw Centre

Canada's Meeting Place

Facility Overview

Facility Overview

A bold, modern design, a bright naturally-lit interior, magnificent views...the all-new Shaw Centre offers unparalleled, environmentally-responsible setting and support for Ottawa conventions, conferences, meetings and exhibits – large and small. Its 100 ft. / 31 m. high sweeping window façade faces the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site and Parliament Hill.

At A Glance

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Level 1 - Floor Plan/Capacity Chart   (Click here to download a PDF version of Level 1 - Floor Plan and Capacity Chart)

Level 1 features an open and inviting outdoor plaza and a Lobby/Hall with a picturesque view of the Rideau Canal and downtown. As you enter this grand facility you may be caught up in gazing at the Wall of Three Rivers – made with reclaimed wood from local rivers, it is a tribute to Ottawa's historic roots in the lumber industry – that towers through all four levels of this iconic facility.

Level 2 - Floor Plan/Capacity Charts   (Click here to download a PDF version of Level 2 - Floor Plan and Capacity Chart)

Level 2, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, affords even more panoramic views of the Rideau Canal.

Level 3 - Floor Plan/Capacity Charts   (Click here to download a PDF version of Level 3 - Floor Plan and Capacity Chart)

Level 3 is the Centre's most spacious, combining the city's largest room with generous pre-function space for hosting large conventions, conferences, meetings, trade and consumer shows and performances.

Level 4 Floor Plan/Capacity Charts  (Click here to download a PDF version of Level 4 - Floor Plan and Capacity Chart)

Level 4 houses what is sure to become the Capital's hallmark ballroom – an elegant 19,032 sq. ft. ballroom with stunning views of downtown Ottawa's landmarks and natural beauty including Parliament Hill.



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Contact Us

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

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