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Shaw Centre

55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2, Canada
+1 613-563-1984
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Nice venue for concert/dinner event

Our family attended a Canada Day concert and dinner event at the Shaw Centre. We had an amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aurora, Canada
via mobile
Beautiful building

This is a great place where conferences, graduations and various other events take place. It's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raghda G
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Shaw Centre,Canada's Meeting Place. (formerly Ottawa Convention Centre)
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-563-1984
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family attended a Canada Day concert and dinner event at the Shaw Centre. We had an amazing time... great concerts, great food, and a great view of Parliament Hill and the Canada Day Fireworks. The event was very well organized and well run and...More

Thank JJLD
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place where conferences, graduations and various other events take place. It's a very nice building with a wonderful view of the canal and Parliament. The only downside is the absence of parking.

Thank Raghda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This centre is well designed to accommodate large crowds of parents, friends and graduates as they walk the most important walk across the stage to receive their degree. Large screens were used throughout the ceremonies. Sound system worked well. Parking is a problem if you...More

Thank Lane S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Attending a conference at Shaw Centre and was very impressed with the building itself as well as the services and set up. Everything was first rate, food delicious and plenty of room. Everything is easy to find and staff were great.

Thank M A
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I attened an event at the Shaw Center and excellent, clean, well staffed, lots of security close to the Westin (not far to walk)

Thank walleyehunter1999
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Attended an event this week at the Shaw convention center. Was very impressed. I would have to say it was one of the better designed and run facilities that I have attended in a while. Adjacent to the Westin hotel and the mall. Very convenient...More

Thank NY-Spartan
Reviewed 3 June 2017

You are minutes from Byward Market and the Parliament area, and have nice views of the city and Rideau Canal. The facilities are also quite modern, in a building with a relatively unique design.

Thank Chris_vonR
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Attended a conference here and had an excellent time. The venue is excellent with excellent event rooms. All the meals were excellent. The Rideau Centre is next door as is the Westin Hotel.

Thank SilMason
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Shaw Conference is spacious, and has excellent conference facilities, with beautiful views on all levels to experience a 'day in the life' of Ottawa.

Thank dflauer52
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Shaw Centre is a modern looking convention facility in downtown Ottawa. It offers multiple meeting spaces and scenic views of the city. On the downside, access is very limited, both getting in and out of the facility, and navigating throughout once inside. There is...More

Thank Hal U
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bailey p
24 February 2015|
Response from Sylvie C | Property representative |
Hi Bailey, you can visit the Calendar of Events on our website to see a list of the March events. Unfortunately it will not let me post a link here but I am happy to email it to you or you can visit the Shaw Centre website... More