Ottawa Business Events

The Ottawa Business Journal and Ottawa Chamber of Commerce host more than 40 business events throughout the year. These events range from networking cocktails to breakfasts, learning conferences to annual galas.

The events listed below are only a sampling of the business events co-produced by the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. For the most up-to-date information on each event, click on the links below, or visit www.OttawaChamber.ca. Questions about any upcoming events can be sent by email to info@ottawabusinessevents.ca.

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Event videos can be viewed here.

 

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Ottawa Business Summit
(Annually in April)

The ultimate conference for education, information and inspiration.  The Summit gives business leaders a chance to hear exciting new ideas from leading business gurus. 

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Mayor's Breakfast Series
(8 times annually)

High-profile guest speakers and Mayor Jim Watson discuss issues vital to Ottawa's health and prosperity, such as transportation, economic development, and environment. 

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Eggs n' Icons Breakfast Series
(9 times annually)

A business series that attracts business leaders who want to network and stay informed.  Each gathering includes a keynote presentation from a high-profile business executive or political representative.

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Movers & Shakers
(4 times annually)

A great opportunity to network with your peers in a relaxed environment, the Movers & Shakers cocktail events are held at various restaurants throughout the city.  

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Fastest Growing Companies
(Annually in May)

The Fastest Growing Companies awards program invites local companies to nominate their organization.  It includes an awards reception that recognizes profitable local companies for sustainable revenue growth. 

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Forty Under 40 Awards
(Annually in June)

The Forty Under 40 awards program invites individuals under the age of 40 to be nominated for their business accomplishments, level of expertise, and community involvement.  The program is celebrated through an awards gala that recognizes 40 outstanding local business people under the age of 40.

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Plaza of Honour
(Annually in June)

This event honours the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, inducting them into the "Plaza of Honour" with a plaque on the staircase at the World Exchange Plaza amphetheatre.  A luncheon is held after the unveiling at the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel.

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Networking Golf Tournament
(Annually in August)

This annual golf tournament attracts Ottawa's top business leaders and covers two exclusive 18-hole private courses.  This tournament is one of the largest in Ottawa, and sells out every year. 

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CEO Talk Series
(Twice Annually in April and September)

Gain insight on many aspects of business from an influential and significant member of the business community.  Hear present and past CEOs speak on a number of business related items and share their personal stories of success along with interesting and insightful business related topics.

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Face-Off Luncheon with the Sens
(Annually in October)

This special luncheon will help kick off another exciting NHL season. Check out a Sens practice, network and enjoy lunch with a Sens player, alumnus or coach at your corporate table, listen to coaches and key players discuss the new season and learn how the Sens can team up with your business.

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Cocktails & Commerce
(Annually in February/ March)

This annual Chamber of Commerce Membership appreciation event invites all members of the Chamber to "mix-and-mingle" over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.  The President of the Chamber also provides an update.
 

 

 

 

Post-Budget Breakfast
(Annually after federal budget is released)

This breakfast event takes place the morning after the Canadian federal budget is released.  Guest speakers will provide insight into the budget, and how it will affect the local economy for the year ahead.
 

 

 

 

Ottawa's Economic Outlook
(Annually in October)

This luncheon event examines trends and opportunities in the city's business sector and provides insights into Ottawa's ecomomic future. City of Ottawa Mayor will also provide an update on the state of the economy.
 

Click here for more information and to register for this event.

Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs)
(Annually in November)

The BOBS formerly known as Ottawa Business Achievement Awards, invites organizations and individuals to be nominated to celebrate their achievements.  An awards gala showcases growing, profitable and innovative companies that demonstrate great customer service and corporate social responsibility. 

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Ottawa's Biggest Office Christmas Party
(Annually in December)

A holiday party like no other!  
This is not your typical corporate event; nor is it like any other office holiday party.  Instead of the stale office parties of the past, purchase a group of tickets and bring your entire team.  Guests will enjoy holiday cocktails, a variety of creative food stations and contemporary décor.  The evening will feature a multitude of entertainment acts, including a DJ and live band.   

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Employees' Choice Awards
(Annually in February)

The Employees' Choice Awards program invites local companies to launch confidential employee engagement surveys to determine the best employers in the National Capital Region.

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