Shaw Centre Ottawa

Venue & Travel


GTEC 2016 - Venue Hotel Travel


GTEC is centrally located in downtown Ottawa in the Shaw Centre, which is conveniently connected to The Westin, our 2016 Host Hotel. We are pleased to advise you that “Group accommodation rates” have been secured for all delegates, exhibitors and speakers planning to attend the 2016 event. We encourage you to take advantage of the convenience of staying in the host facility and recommend booking early, as the hotel does sell out during our event.

Shaw Centre

55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9J2

Phone: (613) 563-1984


Host Hotel: The Westin Ottawa

Westin Ottawa

The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4, Canada

The booking period for this hotel has passed. Please reach out to the hotel directly at 613-560-7000 for availability.

The Westin Ottawa offers an ideal haven for renewal and relaxation in the heart of Canada’s capital. Heighten your senses with panoramic views of Parliament Hill, the scenic Rideau Canal, historic sites and the Westin’s renowned Heavenly Bed®, which provides the ultimate in rest and relaxation after a busy day at GTEC.

Special Bulletin Regarding Housing at GTEC 2016

Note: As GTEC draws closer, exhibitors and attendees are from time to time subjected to improper solicitation from unaffiliated hotels or third-party housing agencies. Hotels listed on this website are the sole UBM-approved Hotels for the event. UBM, in our efforts to provide exhibitors and attendees with a quality event, encourages you to book your housing accommodations using the reservation phone numbers and/or links provided above. Any offers from other hotels and/or housing agencies are not endorsed by GTEC 2016. You may advise UBM of any unauthorized solicitations via email.

Group Bookings

At all hotels, groups of 8 or more rooms require a sub block agreement. The group rate is available until October 11, 2016 and is subject to availability.




Travel to Ottawa by train! VIA Rail Canada operates the national passenger rail service and provides travelers with safe, efficient and cost-effective passenger transportation in the country’s two official languages. Visit to purchase a train ticket.



The OC Transpo is the bus transit service for Ottawa and operates the largest bus system in the world. For more information and available routes/maps to make your way to GTEC, visit



Cabs are a convenient option for getting to the Ottawa Convention Centre. From the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport to the venue, will cost approximately $30 – $35 (before tip).