Exhibitor Information

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Event Overview

WELCOME TO OTTAWA – The Shaw Center, located in the heart of Canada’s Capital, will again be the site for the 2020 Health and Fitness Expo.

Overlooking Ottawa’s Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site and surrounded by Ottawa’s national sites, cultural treasures, natural beauty and relaxed urban vibe, the Expo is within easy walking distance of 6,000 downtown Ottawa hotel rooms making it easy for both runners and to attend.

CANADA’S LARGEST FITNESS EXPO – With approximately 100 vendors each year, this is Canada’s largest and highest quality sports and fitness expo. Each year, an estimated 70,000 runners, spectators, and people from the general public attended the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Health and Fitness Expo.

Hours of Operation

Thursday May 21st 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday May 22th 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday May 23rd 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Shaw Center
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9J2

Booth Opportunities

Booth Pricing

  • 10 x 10 Commercial/Not-for-profit $2,000 + HST
  • 10 x 10 Charity Booth (limited quantity) $1,000 + HST

Click here to download and submit a booth application form.


Selling goods and services and sampling is permitted at the Health and Fitness Expo for those who purchase Commercial/Sale/Sampling booth space. An exhibitor sampling authorization request and waiver must be completed and submitted prior to May 1, 2020.

All booths will be supplied with the following items:

  • Pipe and drape with eight-foot high back wall and three-foot high side walls
  • 2 chairs
  • 1 six-foot draped table
  • One wastebasket
  • All material handling charges

Booth Space is available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Audio-Visual/Presentation Staging/Lighting/Simultaneous Interpretation Services

For quotes call 613-688-9058

Telecommunication and Network

These services are provided exclusively by Freeman AV the exclusive contractor of the Shaw Center. For quotes contact denis.chenier@freemanco.com or 613-688-9058

Electrical Services

Rigging and Electrical service requirements must be arranged through the Shaw Center’s exclusive contractor. Rigging/Electrical services are provided exclusively by Freeman Electrical Services.
Contact office: 613-748-7180 x 234 freemanottawaes@freemanco.com

Show Move In and Move Out

Material handling for move in/move out must be booked with Freeman. See Freeman “Quick facts” for details. Loading bays/areas are for temporary pick-up and delivery only. Parking is prohibited in the loading bay/areas.


There are 1,500 indoor parking spaces located directly beneath the Shaw Center and Rideau Centre. The parking garages are operated by Citipark. The Shaw Center is also short walking distance from several major downtown streets, as well as City Hall and the Byward Market.

Booth Order

A non-refundable $500 booth deposit is due upon signing the Health and Fitness Expo Exhibitor information contract also with the completed Exhibitor Information Form. Participation in the Health and Fitness Expo is subject to booth availability. A wait list will be used in the event booth space is sold out. No Booth will be guaranteed until the minimum payment of $500, or payment in full, is received. The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the Floor Plans and flow as deemed necessary.

Facility Quick Facts

Learn more about booth equipment and set-up.

Contact Information

For more information or to participate in Ottawa Marathon’s Health and Fitness Expo please contact:

Jim Robinson
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
5450 Canotek Road, Unit 45
Ottawa, ON K1J 9G2

cell: 613-447-3337
office: 613-234-2221, ext. 500

2020 Expo Map

Click here to view the expo maps and to see which booths are available.