Building a Downtown Arena: The Edmonton Experience

How can a hockey arena transform an entire downtown? Two men at the centre of Edmonton’s billion-dollar development of Rogers Arena will share their behind-the-scenes stories and important lessons learned in this decade-long project.

Don’t miss this joint presentation with Robert Black, Executive Vice-President of The Katz Group, and Rick Daviss, Executive Director of the Downtown Arena Project for the City of Edmonton.

PLUS, Mayor Jim Watson will deliver an update on the state of the local economy and economic development priorities.

And one of Canada’s top economic experts,
Sal Guatieri, Senior Economist and Director, BMO Capital Markets,  will share his latest insights into regional, national and global economic trends.




11 am - Registration and Networking
11:30 am - Event Commences
1:30 pm - Event Concludes



Single Ticket:
Ottawa Chamber Member: $60.00 +Tax
Non-Member: $75.00 + Tax

Corporate Table of 10:
Ottawa Chamber Member: $540.00 + Tax
Non-Member: $675.00 + Tax

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Ottawa's Economic Outlook

  • Thursday Dec 07 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • 55 Colonel By Drive
    Ottawa, Ontario