AUGUST 21, 2018 — OTTAWA — Nina Kressler, President and CEO, recently announced the appointment of Mark Gamble as the Shaw Centre’s new Director of Sales as of July, 2018.

Mark has lived in Ottawa since 2015 and now proudly calls the Nation’s Capital home. Originally from Saint John, New Brunswick, he attended the University of New Brunswick where he received a degree in Business Administration and majored in Marketing.

Mark has gained over 10 years of exemplary career experience, most recently as Director of Ticket Sales and Service with the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) where he led the sales teams for the Ottawa Redblack’s, Fury FC, 67’s, and the 105th Grey Cup. In addition, Mark has hospitality experience as part of the banquet and sales teams with the Delta Brunswick Hotel.

“We are delighted to have Mark Gamble join our dynamic team here at the Shaw Centre.  Mark’s experience in sales and marketing spans a wide spectrum of industries including sports, entertainment and hospitality.  Mark’s experience will serve us well as we expand our market and focus on the international convention market for which Ottawa is well positioned to compete on the global stage.” – Nina Kressler, President and CEO, Shaw Centre.

Through hard work, years of experience and a genuine love for what he does, Mark is determined to lead the Shaw Centre sales team to continued success.


About the Shaw Centre:
Shaw Centre is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Crown in the Province of Ontario, governed by the Ottawa Convention Centre Corporation Act, with a mandate to operate, maintain and manage an international class convention centre facility in the city of Ottawa in a manner that will promote and develop tourism and industry in Ottawa and Ontario. The former Ottawa Congress Centre was one of the most successful convention centres of its type in the country. The new Shaw Centre is now open on the site of the old Congress Centre, part of a major redevelopment that has almost tripled its hosting capacity– and has greatly enhanced its appeal to national and international convention, meeting and trade show planners. The Centre is governed by a board of directors, managed by an expert team of professionals and operationally driven by inspired colleagues and selected suppliers whose main goal is to create extraordinary events.