Hubbers do good better

Impact Hub Ottawa is a community and coworking space located in downtown Ottawa that inspires, enables and supports people working to create meaningful change in the world. Anyone who shares our vision for a better future for our city and our world is welcome to join us.

Powered by a 10,000 sq.ft. space purposefully designed for people to work, meet and create, we are part of a global network of over 15,000 purpose-driven individuals and organizations in 102 Impact Hubs around the world.

Our People


Impact Hub Ottawa is home to a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, professionals, nonprofits, NGOs, small businesses, public servants, artists, designers, developers and more. This diversity of multi-generational and cross-sector perspectives, insights, and experiences creates a rich environment for ideas and opportunities to spark and collide.

Our Place


Impact Hub Ottawa is located in the heart of downtown Ottawa just steps away from key business, government and cultural centres. Our bright, fully accessible, open-concept facility lends itself to hosting meetings, workshops, strategic planning sessions, networking, business launches, and much more.


Our Programs

  1. Jonathan Wade: Give your social enterprise wings

    Expert in Residence: Give your social enterprise wings
    Featuring: Jonathan…

  2. Emilie Wilcox: How to Finance your Business

    Expert in Residence: How to Finance your Business

    Featuring: Emilie…

  3. Expert in Residence: Presentations with Presence

    Come and find out how to make your presentations shine. …

  4. Kate Palbom: Putting Your Words to Work

    Expert in Residence: Putting Your Words to Work
    Featuring: Kate…



Stories From Our Community

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day   Refugees are people who have had to flee their homes to avoid political or religious persecution and/or war. Every year on June 20th, the world celebrates the strength and resilience of refugees around the world. Most of…

In the Business of Change, meet author Elisa Birnbaum

A new book by Canadian journalist and editor-in-chief of SEE Change Magazine, Elisa Birnbaum, chronicles how social entrepreneurs weary of waste and injustice are using business savvy to tackle challenges in their communities. Part story-telling, part lessons learned, In the…

Meet Emilie Wilcox our “Burning Business Questions” Expert in Residence

Your burning questions answered by our experts! The Experts in Residence series makes professional advice from experts in a range of fields – from fundraising to marketing, public speaking to banking – available to all Hub members for free on…

Discover the Free Fitness Movement

What is the Free Fitness Movement Every Thursday at noon our community of Hubbers comes together to hear the stories, lessons and advice from members who have something to share. Last week free fitness ambassador Stephen Bierbrier joined us to…