Business events: Outaouais highlights

Published on April 4 2022

The Outaouais is a treasure trove for businesspeople. Whether youre planning a meeting or a convention, a reception or a networking event, the Outaouais has a wide variety of facilities, just minutes from the Ottawa airport and two hours from Montréal. You and your guests will truly have an all-access pass. Discover the top locations for your business events!

And it cant be all work and no play! Over a beer or a glass of wine with colleagues or partners, during a teambuilding activity or in the heart of nature for a team retreat, your events will be invigorated by the regions #OutaouaisFun character.


Hilton Lac-Leamy: A jet-set atmosphere

The Hilton Lac-Leamy is the gold standard for events of all types in Canada’s Capital Region. Planners on both sides of the Ottawa River choose this hotel complex for its luxurious atmosphere, outstanding service and quality facilities. With 16 flexible event rooms totalling more than 4,650 square metres (50,000 square feet), it will easily accommodate your group! As well, it has an excellent restaurant, bars and lounges, and it’s directly connected to the Casino du Lac-Leamy, making it an exceptional all-in-one venue for combining business and entertainment!

Need accommodation for more guests? Directly across Casino Boulevard is the Ramada Plaza Manoir du Casino. With its on-site restaurant-bar and 174 rooms, it’s an ideal and convenient option for your event participants.

The museum: Stunning architecture

At the Canadian Museum of History, you’ll wow the crowd. Its architecture is unique, and across the river you can see Parliament Hill in all its glory. With 10 event rooms, including the iconic Grand Hall that can accommodate over 1,000 people, it’s the perfect place to network and hold an event.

Across the street from the country’s most visited museum, the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel is a great option, with 201 guestrooms and several meeting spaces. It’s within walking distance of gourmet restaurants, cafés, bars and vibrant neighbourhood streets. For more event space options, the Four Points is also directly connected to the Palais des Congrès de Gatineau convention centre.

If you’re looking for more accommodation options for your guests in Gatineau, the Hotel V is in a prime location and has 88 rooms with sleek, modern decor, plus a bistro-style restaurant that lends itself well to happy hour! The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, overlooking the Château Cartier Golf Course, has 125 luxurious rooms and suites, and the recently opened Kōena Spa is in the same building. Business and relaxation can go together!

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The Château Montebello: Entertaining in style

The world’s largest log castle is a unique event venue in the Outaouais. Halfway between Montréal and Gatineau, Fairmont Le Château Montebello is a true resort that offers a luxurious and memorable business stay.

In addition to expecting a quality event, guests will be impressed by the renowned golf course, curling rinks and 18 meeting rooms, and the opportunity to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities right on site. With its breathtaking view of the Ottawa River, the location is simply magical.

For more information about the Outaouais as a business destination, visit our Meetings & Conventions page. 


For a request for proposal, fill out the online form or contact Tracy Campbell at 819-576-3173 or



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