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.


Brown Bag Lunch: How to Know What You Don’t Know You Already Know

How to Know What You Don’t Know You Already Know Featuring Emilie Wilcox Thursday January 30 @ 12 -1 pm   No one does their best work when they’re trying to do everything, but sometimes it’s hard to know when… More

Brown Bag Lunch: Small Business Law F-Ups ( & How To Avoid Them)

Small Business Law F-Ups ( & How To Avoid Them) Featuring Martin Barlow & Mark Asfar Thursday Feb 6 @ 12-1  Martin Barlow & Mark Asfar will talk about common legal mistakes made by entrepreneurs and what you can do… More

Brown Bag Lunch: 10 Steps to a Low Carbon Workplace

10 Steps to a Low Carbon Workplace Featuring Our Friends at Envirocenter Thursday February 13 @ 12-1 pm Learn how to assess your current greenhouse gas impact and simple ways to reduce it. Elyse works at EnviroCentre, an Ottawa based… More

Members have access to these events and so much more. Below are just some of the Member Only events that bring the community together to learn, connect and have fun! Not yet a member? Come in for a free tour and day trial!


Every Wednesday from 11:45am-12pm

The Midweek Tweakshop is a weekly Members Only mini-workshop that gives Hubbers a chance to take a quick break while learning and sharing non-essential life skills for richer and more fulfilled lives. Topics and skills change week-to-week.

Every Friday from


Wine Down is a Members Only weekly gathering and a great opportunity to get to know fellow Hubbers, celebrate the week gone by and enjoy the night view of downtown Ottawa. Oh ... BYOB!

Second Tuesday of every month from 12pm-1pm

Our monthly Community Salad Bar is a Members Only potlatch. Bring along a few healthy ingredients, gather around the harvest table for a fun shared salad and chance to catch up with fellow Hubbers!

programs and opportunities

Our learning and development programs provide members with the knowledge, resources and relationships they need to succeed.  Our offering is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our members and the peer-to-peer exchanges made possible by our talented local community.



Coaching & Expertise

For Members Only. Gain access to one-on-one coaching opportunities with experts in fundraising, business modelling, WordPress, presentation skills, social enterprise and communications.

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Lunch & Learns

Weekly Brown Bag lunches take place every Thursday from 12-1pm. Brown Bag Lunches are free for members, but open to everyone.

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Future Cities Forum

Impact Hub Ottawa and Artengine brought together young leaders from the technology, social impact, and creative sectors to explore and examine possible futures for our cities.

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Impact Academy

An immersive and experiential learning program for creative and entrepreneurial changemakers.

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Ottawa Social Impact Awards

A celebration of the leaders in our city who are making our city more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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Business for Good Workshops

A workshop series geared towards social entrepreneurs and socially-minded business leaders.

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Events & Programming Stories

Oh, the places we’ll grow!

Building on the energy of the Global Week to #ACT4SDGS, Community Foundations of Canada, Impact Hub Ottawa and dozens of other change-making organisations officially launched Ottawa’s first centre for the Sustainable Development Goals. At the same time, the Impact Hub… More

Hub-on-air: A chat on the Sustainable Development Goals with CKCU

Our Managing Director, Katie Miller, speaks to Adil Skalli of A Luta Continua, a CKCU FM series on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She shares how the Impact Hub global network is embracing the SDGs and how everyone… More

How well does Canada’s national SDG strategy involve all Canadians?

The United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an ambitious 15-year plan intended to end poverty globally, tackle inequalities of all kinds, and fight climate change. With just over a decade left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),… More

In Good Company @ Impact Hub Ottawa

In Good Company Some things have changed here at 123 Slater. Not only have we expanded our space, but we’ve also welcomed a new community of coworkers. If you haven’t yet popped by to see what–and who–is new, come on… More