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. Monica Chohan

    Non Profit Sounding Board
    Featuring: Monica Chohan
    Sometimes, there is…

  2. Weekly Wine Down

    The Wine Down is our weekly social event for members. …

  3. Weekly Wine Down

    Wine Down is our weekly social event for members. Every…

  4. Jonathan Wade: Give your social enterprise wings

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



Stories From Our Community

Choosing Happiness Is Easier Than You Think

Manal: In 2015, I gave a Brown Bag Lunch at Impact Hub Ottawa on Happiness Habits. My approach to coaching stems from the belief that what we do everyday matters. I wanted to support my clients in identifying and cultivating…

What do we mean when we talk about smart cities?

With over 80% of Canadians living in urban areas – a percentage that is expected to increase – our cities are facing a tremendous pace and scale of change, driven by rapid advances in ‘smart city’ technologies with limitless potential…

Linking Leaders to Prevent and End Homelessness in Ottawa

In 2017, there were 7,530 people sleeping in shelters in Ottawa. This does not include the many others who are not a part of ‘formal’ systems of care, but who may be sleeping directly on the street or staying in…

What the UN Sustainable Development Goals mean for Impact Hub Ottawa

We’re still not sure where the first three months of 2018 went, but we are excited for the opportunities we have this year to achieve even greater impact. While we continue to attract individuals and organizations who are driven by…