events

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.

 

Discover Hub

Find a Workspace, Discover a Community What is Impact Hub? Find out for yourself and discover our inspiring community of 350+ creative and entrepreneurial changemakers, from freelance designers and artists to public servants and non-profit professionals. Impact Hub offers more… 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

5pm-7pm

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.


ONGOING PROGRAMS


 

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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RECURRING & PAST PROGRAMS


 

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

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

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