Did You Know We are an Exclusive Tesla Charging Location?

Did You Know We are an Exclusive Tesla Charging Location?

Aside from our reputation for our first-class venue and exceptional events and catering services, Centurion Conference and Event Center also houses 2 universal EV charging ports and is an exclusive Tesla charging location. Our supercharger station allows drivers to replenish about 150 miles of range in approximately 30 minutes. Find out more below about why we are incredibly excited to partner with Tesla and have one of their supercharger stations at our central location.

Pure Convenience

We’re helping you and your clients stay charged! Our charging station makes long distance travel easy for everyone. Our charging station saves Tesla owners a ton of time trying to find one in the city — they can simply arrive, plug in, enjoy their event, and then return to a fully charged car. It’s a win-win!

Fast Charging

Tesla has built it’s own charging stations to ensure that they are incredibly speedy. Your guests can get a quick boost all while they are enjoying your event. The Tesla app will even tell you when your vehicle is ready to go.

Green Practices

We encourage sustainability in a variety of ways at our conference centre. One of those is by providing our guests with 2 EV charging stations and 8 Tesla ones to make it easier to choose alternative, electric vehicles which help reduce emissions in our environment.

The Way of the Future

Electric is the way of the future, and we are proud that we are one of only three charging partners in the city of Ottawa. We’re also the only conference centre in the area that offers Tesla charging.

At Centurion Conference and Event Center, we host hundreds of events each and every year, from trade shows to conferences, to galas, and more ,attracting thousands of visitors to our event space. We always strive to make our guests’ experience as convenient as possible and have earned a reputation for excellence because of it.

We’re not only easy to get to, but we also offer ample free parking for over 400 vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations as well. For your next event or function, consider Centurion, the choice of executives and event planners in Ottawa. We offer high-quality services, amenities, and food that are designed to impress. Get in touch with us today to learn how we can help make your next event a raving success.

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A Sneak Peak at Our DineWell Fine Dining Menu

At Centurion Conference & Event Center, we offer a fresh, high-quality menu, excellent service, and customized event planning to suit your needs. When you need something a little more high-end, or a menu that’s sure to impress, take a sneak peek at our DineWell fine dining menu to accommodate your next upcoming event.

Breakfast Events

We offer a number of premium food options for your breakfast events — from continental options to lavish hot buffet spreads. Wow your guests with a menu like the “Hearty Heartland” that features mouth-watering hot breakfast buffet items like scrambled eggs with cheese and chives, thick slices of bacon, farmer’s sausage, and potatoes O’Brien. We also offer yogurt parfaits, freshly baked pastries, a delectable fruit tray along with an assortment of coffee, tea, water, and juices.

Breaks and Short Events

When it comes to short meetings or a break-out snack, we have you covered! For something that will leave a lasting impression, try our bite-sized sandwich mini wraps that come in 60 half wraps with fresh meats and grilled vegetables. Need a sweet treat? Enjoy the “Social,” our finest coffee cake, fruit scones, chocolate drizzled fruit kebabs, and chocolate covered almonds.

Buffet Options

Centurion also offers delicious cold and hot lunch buffet options for your guests. Choose from an array of flavourful soups and salads like cream of wild mushroom, butternut squash, Boston bibb salad, and spinach and arugula. Then dive into fine platters like the “Artisan Sandwich” platter peppered with savoury stacks of Italian meats, smoked salmon, and smashed chickpea salad served on artisan bread. Alternatively, our “Viva Italia” hot buffet features appetizing penne pasta with artichoke and black olives, steamed vegetables, succulent boneless chicken in tomato sauce, tasty garlic bread and soft rolls, served along with fresh salads and fruit, heavenly Italian pastries, coffee, and tea.

Plated 3 Course Lunch

Turn the elegance up a notch with a full course meal served on our finest china. Choose from seven starters, three mains, and four desserts. Give your guests something to remember with menus like tender-roast striploin medallions accompanied with delicious mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and hot au-jus. Then, close out your event with our delectable tiramisu crème Brule or chocolate royal.

Reception Menus

Looking for a cocktail or reception menu that’s guaranteed to impress? Try our exclusive “Great Canadian Celebration” that features our one-of-a-kind PEI smashed potato, and Alberta Beef Tenderloin Bar, West Coast Pad Thai Station with shrimp, chicken, or tofu tossed rice noodles, Little Italy Pasta Station with all the finest pasta and garnishes, along with the classic Smoked Meat Carvery Station. To finish it off, our Sweet Treat Station will delight with French and Italian pastries, and chocolate dipped fruit skewers and strawberries.

3-Course Plated Dinners

Centurion offers an impressive 3-course dinner package that is crafted to please the most discernable palates. Your guests will be amazed at the selection of rich starters, such as our wild mushroom bisque topped with puff pastry and cheese. Then they’ll be wowed by our delectable main courses like the Stuffed Supreme Chicken made with the finest Ontario grain fed chicken, flavourful Salmon Provencal, delicious AAA Alberta Beef Fillet, or the Grilled Vegetable Tower. We’ll even finish it off with a selection of desserts you won’t find in restaurants.

When you’re ready to make an impression, consider our DineWell fine dining menu for your next event, meeting, or reception.

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Have you been tasked with putting together a networking event and don’t know where to start? We have you covered! In this article, we’ll show you five ways to plan a smooth function that everyone will enjoy.

Get Clear On the Purpose

Before you can start planning, it’s essential to fully understand the purpose of the event. Is the goal to attract new clients or to encourage mingling among other departments in your company? Whatever the reason is, you can’t properly plan the venue or guest list until you first know what you’re trying to achieve.

Secure the Perfect Location

Of course, you’re going to need a suitable location for your networking event – one that will have all the facilities you need and fit the number of guests you plan to invite. And to find a venue that will impress, we recommend booking as early as possible since many places fill up months in advance, especially around the holidays. If you’re not familiar with any local venues, try asking your colleagues and friends to see if they can recommend any. Once you’ve found a few places that fit the bill, you should visit them in person and evaluate all of their services before you make a decision.


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