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Due to the provincial restrictions announced on January 3, closure of Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe takes effect on Wednesday, January 5 and will last at least 21 days. See Updates for full information.

Ben Franklin Place

Ben Franklin Place is located at 101 Centrepointe Drive in Ottawa's west end. It is a popular setting for special events, meetings and conferences with facility fees and capacities to suit various needs.

Room rates

NOTE: All room capacities are currently reduced due to public health restrictions.

For Ben Franklin Place room rental rates, current room capacities, information and floor plans, please contact

The Atrium

NOTE: The Atrium is unavailable until further notice due to public health restrictions.

The Atrium is a popular location for special events. The space features abundant natural lighting during the day and can accommodate up to 500 guests. It is often rented in conjunction with The Chamber at Ben Franklin Place, or with Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, for use in pre- or post-event gatherings. Other uses include media announcements, product launches and other types of receptions. Caterers can operate in this area and tables or seating can be arranged within the space. (Please note: full-service ‘sit-down’ dinners are not supportable in Ben Franklin Place).


The Chamber

The Chamber in Ben Franklin Place is a popular space for large meetings and presentations. The Chamber contains 246 fixed raked seats in a fan-shaped auditorium, and offers versatility in its 1160 ft² area (107.77 square metres). It is equipped with basic technical amenities including a LCD projection system, DVD player and projection screen. (Please note that audio/visual technicians are not available.)

Meeting rooms

Two meeting rooms are available within Ben Franklin Place. Room capacities vary from 12 to 50 persons depending on seating configurations which can be Boardroom style, presentation style or classroom style.



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