“The recovery is starting for sure … but it’s not going to be an even recovery,” Ottawa Tourism CEO Michael Crockatt says of sector's ability to bounce back in the wake of COVID-19.
Downtown convention facility that attracted more than 63,000 out-of-town visitors in the 2019-20 fiscal year has seen its revenues plummet during the pandemic.
Local convention, hotel execs hope higher capacity limits trigger fall rebound for beleaguered industry
Ottawa businesses catering to meetings and conventions saw revenues virtually wiped out in the wake of COVID-19.
Professional meeting and event facilities are allowed to host gatherings of up to 50 people in individual rooms or event spaces within a building.
At Shaw Centre, the focus is on much more than hosting events and staying profitable.
In the midst of what’s looking like a banner year for Ottawa’s largest downtown convention facility, the Shaw Centre is already stepping
Donald Trump’s threats to bar travellers from several Middle Eastern and African states from entering the United States is causing some conference planners to consider moving their events
Shaw Centre CEO nominated in organization category
Centre of attention: New Shaw Centre CEO believes Ottawa can live up to title of 'Canada's meeting place'
The Shaw Centre’s new boss definitely can’t be accused of setting the bar too low.