Festival and Event Industry


Government of Canada Issues National Call to Students to Design Canada 150 Logo

[News Release: Canadian Heritage] Canadian students have a chance to "make history" as part of the Road to 2017 The Government of Canada has issued a challenge to all Canadian post-secondary students-be part of "History in the Making" and ... read more »


Ottawa named to host 2016 Tim Hortons Brier

[News Release] Curling’s biggest event will return to Ottawa in 2016, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association. The 2016 Tim Hortons Brier will be staged March 5-13 at TD Place in Ottawa. It’ll be the first time the ... read more »

Bluesfest Sponsorship Seminar Series

Bluesfest Sponsorship Seminar Series

This series will provide participants with tangible takeaways on sponsorship platforms while providing key insight into best practices that can be put into use to execute sponsorship deals and work hand in hand with sponsors. Receive practical ... read more »


2016 Brier expected in Ottawa

[Link: Ottawa Sun] The Brier in Ottawa? Tomorrow morning at 11:30 at TD Place, the CCA is expected to announce Ottawa as the host to the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier. A few months ago the CCA and OVCA signed a letter of agreement securing the event ... read more »


Celebrate Ontario 2015 Reminder and Notice to Francophone Applicants

[News Release] This is a reminder that the application deadline for Celebrate Ontario 2015 is November 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Full program details, including what’s eligible, how and when to apply, and updated Frequently Asked Questions, are ... read more »


Ontario Travel Online Packages Opportunity, the Holiday Campaign

[News Release: OTMPC] The 2014 Holiday Campaign encouraging consumers to give the gift of Ontario (travel packages and event tickets) launches November 24th and will run through to March 2015, targeting the family market in Ontario. Online ... read more »


IABC Ottawa Senior Communicators: AMA about Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

[News Release: IABC] The International Association of Business Communicators Ottawa (IABC Ottawa) presents Senior Communicators: Ask Me Anything About the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Communications. Featuring:  Susan Marsh, Marketing Director, ... read more »


“Can’t Wait to Celebrate!” 2015 Civic Events Funding Program


Local not-for-profit organizations such as volunteer-based community or recreation associations are invited to apply ... read more »


Statement from the Capital Pride Board of Directors

[News Release: Capital Pride] The following is a statement from the Capital Pride Board of Directors: “Capital Pride is working with its experts to asses documentation surrounding the alleged accounting irregularities that came to light ... read more »


Capital Pride Announcement

[News Release: Capital Pride] Capital Pride is grateful to its many community partners and sponsors, and its Presenting Sponsor the City of Ottawa for making Capital Pride 2014 the best attended Pride festival the National Capital Region has ... read more »