ThinkOttawa assists association leaders in planning conferences by helping organize bids and supplying marketing material as well as locating venues and hotels – free of charge.
When organizers went looking for a city to launch the annual event in 2016, the support from Ottawa’s tourism and tech communities quickly tipped the scales in favour of Canada’s capital.
With many conferences and conventions rescheduled, several of the city’s top chefs are hard at work planning new ways of using food to bring people together.
Despite the ongoing restrictions on large in-person gatherings, local and provincial associations are finding creative ways to host their conferences and events.
Business competitors are banding together to help organizations hold social gatherings while respecting public health rules.