The FWD50 Venue

The Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park

After two years we're gathering again in-person for our first hybrid event! We’re transforming the iconic Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park to encourage interaction and get you out of your comfort zone.

What you need to know

How to get there

FWD50 will take place in Ottawa November 1-3 at Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park (1000 Exhibition Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3). Doors open at 8:00AM ET everyday!


Food at the event


Complimentary breakfast will be provided all three days of FWD50.


You can purchase your food in advance up until October 28th. We have meat, vegetarian, and gluten-free lunch options available for purchase.

Select your food and we'll provide you with coupons at the event.

Alternatively, attendees can pack their own lunches or explore the many food options in the area. We recommend:


Where to stay

Check out our Visiting Ottawa page for exclusive FWD50 hotel discounts.


Accessibility accomodations

If you require accommodations at the venue, please contact and we’ll have it ready for when you arrive.