Bayview Yards is proud to present Bayview Meetups, an initiative that enables local meetup groups to fully maximize their event and impact on the Ottawa business community.

What we offer

Bayview Yards is now offering sponsorship, through complimentary venue rental and services, to qualifying Ottawa meetup groups. Strengthen your presence, increase your impact, and drive innovation forward within the Ottawa business community. We will also provide:

Access to venue from 5-9PM on Monday or Tuesday

Complimentary Wi-Fi for all attendees

Event setup and tear down (including tables and chairs)

A Bayview Yards/Invest Ottawa staff member to oversee event

Full cleaning staff after the event

RBC Foundry:

The Bayview Yards RBC Foundry, with a maximum capacity of 250 attendees, which includes:

  • 250 chairs
  • Three tables: two buffet, one registration
  • A security guard for the duration of the event, if required
  • Audio-visual technology: two large projector screens, two handheld microphones, one lapel microphone, two microphone stands

Training Room:

The Bayview Yards Training Room, with a maximum seated capacity of 40 attendees which includes:

  • 20 tables and 44 chairs
  • A security guard for the duration of the event, if required
  • Audio-visual technology: projector, screen, microphone and speaker
  • A $650.00 stipend to put towards: catering, speaker travel, furniture rental, or other items for the event (subject to approval)

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Walk the halls of our beautifully restored 1940s building and you’ll learn why so many choose 7 Bayview Station Road for their event.


Your meetup could be eligible for sponsorship if:

  1. You have a strong technology focus, support female founders and women-led firms, or are advocates for diversity and inclusion within the Ottawa business community. Sectors of particular interest, include:
    • GovTech
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Cyber Security
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • AgTech
    • HealthTech
  2. You bring together industry leaders, passionate techies and entrepreneurs on a recurring basis (monthly, bi-monthly, etc…)
  3. Your event is free to the public and has room to grow: we have capacity for up to 250 attendees.
  4. The meetup’s mission and mandate closely aligns with Invest Ottawa and Bayview Yards’ mission and mandate.
  5. You are able to demonstrate a history of high member attendance or can provide a strategy to increase future attendance.


Have questions about these packages or eligibility? Shoot us an email.

Participating Meetups

Ottawa AI

Ottawa AI

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence has a wide variety of exciting applications. Come explore these applications and collectively improve and grow with like minded people. Join us for our monthly meetings where we discuss a variety of topics and methods for teaching machines how to think and improve.

Ottawa Cyber Meetup

Ottawa Cyber

The Ottawa Cyber Security Meetup is an educational forum for cyber security professionals and business leaders to come together on monthly basis to enhance knowledge, to exchange ideas, to network, and to explore opportunities.

Ottawa Cyber Meetup
Women in Blockchain Meetup

Women in Blockchain

Bringing the Ottawa community together to discuss blockchain in a relaxed setting while encouraging women in the space. In collaboration with local and global companies, we want to create an event where the general public can learn about the use cases of blockchain technology from industry professionals, lawyers, and social media crypto influencers.

Book your event space here

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