The Shaw Centre’s multi-purpose event rental facilities include:
First level: eight meeting rooms, executive boardroom, coat room, kitchen studio
Second level: 15 meeting rooms, pre-function area of 19,806 square feet, dedicated show office, corporate business centre, coat room, and walkway links to the Westin hotel and the Rideau Centre shopping centre
Third level: large multipurpose hall that can accommodate up to 6,260 people theatre-style, 4,600 people banquet-style, or up to 400 10’x10′ booth displays
Fourth level: ballroom reserved for meetings, conferences, and weddings
The Shaw Centre was built to be as environmentally friendly as possible, and in January 2013 was awarded LEED Gold certification. In 2021, the Shaw Centre was awarded the International Association of Convention Centres, APEX Award for Best Convention Centre in the World.