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: Networking

August 22, 2019 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Networking Featuring Michael Hughes Thursday August 22 @12-1pm. Networking has evolved from a “nice to do” activity to a required professional competency. This highly interactive session addresses the most common networking… More

Brown Bag Lunch: Climate Change, Environment, Elections, and Conversation

Climate Change, Environment, Elections, and Conversation Featuring Mitchell Beer Thursday Aug 29 @ 12-1 PM The federal election is just weeks away. And for the first time in Canadian history, climate change and environment are emerging as top issues in… More

Hub Wellness : Morning Meditation with Meghan Johnston

Morning Meditation with Meghan Johnston First Tuesday of the Month 8:30-9:00 am   In this 30 mins guided Morning Meditation we will explore different benefits and techniques of meditation. Sessions will be experiential and will be followed by an optional… More

Hub Wellness : Mindful Movement with Meghan Johnston

Mindful Movement  with Meghan Johnston Third Monday of the Month 12:00-12:45 pm   In this 45 min lunchtime class we will explore gentle movement, breath work and meditation to relax body and mind and to re-energize for the afternoon ahead.… More

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 and 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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Brown Bag Lunch

Weekly lunch and learns 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

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

Finding Wellness at Work

Finding Wellness at Work by Meghan Johnston   I have been working in the field of yoga and wellness for almost ten years. Despite the growing popularity of meditation, yoga and mindfulness practices I’ve noticed that people still seem more… More

The struggle of finding a name for your business

  As every entrepreneur knows, finding a name for your business, organization, or venture, is never easy. We reached out to a company that has found an innovative and disruptive way to help entrepreneurs out to hear their advice. Grant… More

Presenting Business for Good, a directory of resources for social entrepreneurs

All businesses have an impact – it’s whether you want your business to have a positive impact on your community and planet that distinguishes you as a Business for Good. Business for Good is a new website that aims to… More