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Conference Venue

Ottawa Convention Centre

55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa ON K1N 9M7
Tel: 613-563-1984 or 1-800-450-0077

For more information on the OCC: 
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This year we are pleased to be hosting our conference at the Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC). Our friends at the OCC, share our passionate commitment to respecting the environment.  The Ottawa Convention Centre is dedicated to championing sustainable development as part of its responsibility as an industry leader. The OCC uses sustainable local materials, promotes water conservation, and runs its operations in a manner designed to mitigate environmental impact.

To read more about the OCC's environmental policy, please click here.  

To consult the Ottawa Convention Center’s Environmental Certification.

Parking at the Convention Centre 
Ottawa Convention Centre parking has two entrances located on Daly Avenue and Nicholas Street South. The three exits are located on Nicholas Street South. Entry points to both the Ottawa Convention Centre and the Rideau Centre shopping complex are located on both levels on the north and west walls. There are four handicap spaces per level located on the north wall near the Rideau Centre entrances.

Conference attendees can pay via: Cash, Visa, or Mastercard.
Parking Rates:

  • Each 30-min or less: $1.50
  • Day rate (12-hours): $18.00
  • 24 Hour Rate: $20.00


Novotel Ottawa

33 Nicholas Street

Ottawa, ON

K1N 9M7        

Phone: 613-230-3033

Fax: 613-760-4767

We have secured a special rate at the Novotel hotel in Ottawa. Confirmed room rate is $138.00 for single or double occupancy, and $178.00 for an executive room, plus applicable taxes. Hotel reservations are to be made by participants directly through the reservation department at Novotel Ottawa, before April 12th, 2014.

Please use CAIDP’s Booking Code: 111705 when making your reservation.


If you plan to fly to the Forum, please take advantage of our ‘meeting/convention’ discount code with WestJet. The discount code will offer a 10% discount off WestJet’s best-available Flex fare (at the time of booking, excluding Econo and Plus Fares). This code is valid for WestJet flights into and out of Ottawa.

To use this code, reservations must be made over the phone with the WestJet Groups department at 1-888-493-7853. Please refer to the discount code CC6877 at the time of booking. It is important to note that the code will not be available for online bookings.

Please contact for additional information.