01-31-2020 OTTAWA, ON – The Shaw Centre and Group ABP – Party Time Rentals is pleased to announce a three-year partnership that will provide special events with an exquisite variety of décor. Through this partnership Group ABP – Party Time Rentals becomes the preferred supplier, special events décor and furniture of the world-class meeting facility. This partnership will enhance the list of preferred suppliers and give clients a wide variety of décor and furniture options, keeping on-top of industry trends. In addition to assisting clients with their décor and furniture needs, Group ABP – Party Time Rentals will be providing the Shaw Centre with updated lounge furniture to be displayed throughout the Shaw Centre as well as a charging lounge in the Colonel By north foyer. This will give visitors a space to relax between sessions and have the option of charging their device.

“We’re excited to have Group ABP – Party Time Rentals join the Shaw Centre family and showcase their world class décor and furniture to our clients,” said Shaw Centre’s Acting Director of Marketing and Partnerships, Josh Verch. “ABP’s inventory is versatile but unique, and we’re looking forward to offering their complete portfolio to our clients for innovative and diverse product options.”

“Group ABP – Party Time Rentals is ecstatic about this opportunity to showcase our décor in a world class facility such as the Shaw Centre. The events held at the centre vary and we feel this partnership will allow us to tap into markets we may not have had the opportunity to do so before.” says Stéphane Fortin, Group ABP – Party Time Rentals, Director of Development and Client Experience.

Group ABP – Party Time Rentals provides not only décor but a wide variety of; furniture, fabrics, tents, glassware, dishware, decorative hardware and much more. They have the ability to offer a wide range of décor that will allow clients to shop for all their décor needs through one company, which creates a seamless planning experience.
This partnership allows clients to work closely with Group ABP – Party Time Rentals to ensure they have a creative setup that will enhance the attendees’ event experience at the centre.

About the Shaw Centre
About Shaw Centre The Shaw Centre is an architectural icon in the heart of downtown Ottawa. With 192,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, it is ideal for conventions, meetings, trade and consumer shows, galas, receptions, banquets and entertainment. Step outside and you’re within walking distance of national sights and historic landmarks—including the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal—and 6,000 hotel rooms. Shaw Centre is highly accessible, an easy 20-minute commute from the award-winning Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. Shaw Centre’s modern, minimalist design combines form, function and flexibility, from the expansive, pillar-free Canada Hall to smaller meeting spaces. The centre is fully accessible with leading-edge technology infrastructure, environmentally sustainable features and practices recognized industry-wide. In 2018, the Shaw Centre hosted more than 450 events, including 44 conferences, boosting Ottawa’s economy by $141 million in direct spending from out of town visitors.

About ABP Group – Party Time Rentals
Established over 30 years ago, Party Time Rentals has been the leader of high-end rentals in the Ottawa region. Realizing the potential in Ottawa, Groupe ABP merged with Party Time Rentals in 2012 and has invested lots of time and energy to maintain their current position as leader in rentals, in the Ottawa region. Whether you are a caterer, an event agency or an individual, we have all the equipment you need for a unique event. We have tents, luxury furniture, lounge, tables, chairs, tablecloths, catering equipment, stages and tents. Whether your celebration is a wedding, a party or even a corporate event, Party Time Rentals has something for all tastes and themes. You only have to make one stop at Party Time Rentals to find everything you need to create a breathtaking event!

For More Information

Josh Verch
Acting Director, Marketing and Partnerships
Shaw Centre
613-294-1528
jverch@shaw-centre.com