Impact Hub Ottawa is a community and coworking space located in downtown Ottawa that inspires, connects & enables 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 16,000 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.

We use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a lens through which to view our impact in the world. Our programs and events are designed to help people work better together in meeting them.

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, open-concept facility lends itself to hosting meetings, workshops, strategic planning sessions, networking, business launches, and much more.

Our Programs

Our rich calendar of monthly events has something for everyone. From opportunities to meet likeminded people to spaces to deep dive into the issues you are passionate about, learning sessions to help you develop new skills, and moments designed to inspire and support you in whatever you are working towards.

Stories From Our Community

On Creativity, Wellness and Finding Purpose During a Pandemic – With Dr. Eve Blouin-Hudon

Dr. Eve Blouin-Hudon is a positive psychologist, an expert on creativity and imagination, as well as a long-time coach at Impact Hub Ottawa. She works as an Organization Health Lead at Statistics Canada, co-founded Bevy Creative, and has taught courses… More

Designing With Everyone In Mind – With Sharon Nyangweso

Sharon Nyangweso is a trailblazer. As a proud immigrant who arrived alone in Canada at the age of 19, her journey to becoming the founder and CEO of QuakeLab, a full-stack diversity and communications agency based in Ottawa, is non-traditional.… More

‘Checkbox’ Inclusion Won’t Solve Workplace Racism

Ending “checkbox” inclusion and understanding North America’s long, deep history of racism and genocide are the first steps in building truly equitable workplaces, participants heard during the fourth in Impact Hub Ottawa’s #CrossBorderConvos series on connecting community action to the… More

Climate Solutions Must Begin by (Re)Centring Indigenous Knowledge, Anti-Racist Action

  From protecting the land through Indigenous Guardian programs, to empowering racialized and Indigenous people facing climate disasters and the theft of their cultures and knowledge, the third in a series of #CrossBorderConvos hosted by Impact Hub Ottawa dug into… More