We have secured a block of rooms for conference attendees at the nearby Novotel hotel at a special discounted rate starting at CAD$229/night. Kindly note that to take advantage of this special rate, you must book with the hotel by April 10, after which the block of rooms will be released at the regular rack rate. For your convenience, the hotel has created a website that you can use to book your reservations online.
Click here to use the direct booking link.
You can also book your reservation by calling the Novotel at 1-613-230-3033. Please refer to booking code 327951 when you call. Other hotels that are within a walking distance to Telfer include the Lord Elgin Hotel, Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel, The Westin Ottawa, and Les Suites Hotel.
If you are coming by plane, from Ottawa/Macdonald–Cartier International Airport take a taxi or OC Transpo bus # 97 to The Telfer School of Management located at 55 Laurier Avenue East.
If you are driving, directions to the main campus can be found in this link.
As Canada’s Capital, Ottawa is a city of impressive landmarks, a wealth of cultural attractions, a beautiful natural setting, all wrapped up in a relaxed urban vibe. Nestled at the junction of three rivers and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Rideau Cana, the city is considered one of the world’s most beautiful capitals. Add to that its clean, green natural setting and the allure of the surrounding wide-open green spaces, parks and wilderness areas and you’ve got a capital combination that attracts millions of visitors every year. Its museums offer creative, ground breaking and world class exhibitions. From its excellent shopping boutiques, intimate sidewalk cafes and exciting nightlife, there is much to discover.
Ottawa boasts a hospitality industry well-accustomed to hosting international delegations and diplomats. The professional meetings and conventions community facilities, hotels, attractions and destination management organizations offer everything you would expect to find in a world capital.
Ottawa is also one of the most educated cities in one of the most educated countries in the world. The largest university in the area is the University of Ottawa, a bilingual public research university founded in 1848, which now enrolls well over 40,000 students.
Ottawa is centrally-located in the province of Ontario, with the award-winning Ottawa International Airport offering daily direct connections to over 30 Canadian, U.S. and European Centres. The capital is also serviced by Canada’s train service, VIA Rail, and accessible by a number of major highways. The airport is just a 15-minute shuttle ride from downtown Ottawa, and the city’s downtown is remarkably compact and walkable.
- A population of over 1.2 million makes the Ottawa region the fourth-largest urban area in Canada
- More than 1,800 advanced technology companies employ more than 76,000 people
- With the highest-educated workforce in Canada, Ottawa has more engineers, scientists and PhDs per capita than any other city in the country
- With 90 per cent of Canada’s industrial telecommunications research and development conducted here, Ottawa is one of the world’s top five sites for R&D
- Canada’s Capital region welcomes over 7.3 million visitors per year, who spend over $1.18 billion
Top 10 Things to do in Ottawa
The seat of Canada’s federal government and the setting for national celebrations the year
round, Parliament Hill is the most visited Ottawa attraction. Each morning during summer
months, the front lawn of Parliament Hill is the setting of the daily Changing the Guard ceremony;
each evening the public is invited to gather again to witness the awe-inspiring Sound and
Light show – spectacular lighting effects and stunning giant images projected on the Parliament
Buildings set to words and music. Both events are free. Truly a must-see!
Canadian culture to life for any visitor.
you won’t want to miss.
with the Ottawa River through dramatic stepped locks right next to Parliament Hill.
world’s largest skating rink, the Rideau Canal.
foods to tables across the region through an initiative called Savour Ottawa.
and The Gladstone.
or take in a walking tour across Ottawa’s picturesque ByWard Market courtyards.