With its close proximity to the nation’s capital, Outaouais is centrally located for groups with ties to government, national associations and business to meet.
Offering both convenience and diversity, the Outaouais is a multifaceted region with an ideal combination of urban amenities and natural beauty. This charming region is packed with inspiring places where you can revitalize your spirit, spark innovation, and enjoy warm local hospitality.
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Located in the southwestern corner of Quebec, just two hours from Montreal, less than 4 hours from Toronto and two steps from Ottawa, the city of Gatineau and the Outaouais region comprise a diversified, vibrant and thriving business destination that attracts over 3.2 million visitors yearly.
For meetings and conventions, the Outaouais is a business destination with turnkey solutions for guaranteed success. Why consider the Outaouais for your next corporate event? Because the Outaouais offers all this and more: a dedicated team of expert consultants, a wide selection of modern hotels, over 150 meeting rooms, over 3,000 guest rooms, a recently renovated, 50,000 square foot convention centre, world-class cultural attractions, a year-round program of events, and a huge range of outdoor activities. As part of the National Capital Region, the Outaouais is conveniently close to Ottawa and Parliament Hill.
Dining & Entertainment
Gatineau hugs the banks of the Ottawa River, and features scenic bike and walking trails, a lively culinary scene, a choice of excellent craft breweries and a world-renowned sommelier’s restaurant and wine bar, right downtown.
From the excitement of Casino du Lac-Leamy to the serene small towns of Wakefield and Chelsea, where the restful Nordik Spa-Nature calms the soul and senses, Gatineau and the greater Outaouais region has a diverse range of activities for groups to experience. With more than 150 golf courses spread over a 100 km area, the Outaouais is the ultimate destination for your next golf tournament.
Conventions & Shows
With more than 150 meeting rooms, totalling more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space, a state-of-the-art convention centre, an impressive, high-quality sports centre, a rich array of cultural offerings, the Outaouais is an ideal destination for business meetings.
Facilities / Services
Outaouais Tourism is a leader in turnkey event planning. Our expert team of tourism and travel advisors is standing by to help you locate a unique and memorable venue for your next event. Working with various regional partners and suppliers, we’ll be happy to organize personalized visits, propose a range of activities for your participants and their companions, and help you find the perfect place for your meeting or convention.
Annie LéveilléeSales Manager, Sports, Culture and Business MarketsTel.819.778.2530 ext. 236Fax 819.778.7758