Corporate Events


Make Your Business Event an Impactful One

The Britannia Yacht Club is the perfect place to mix business with pleasure. Set on the shores of the scenic Ottawa River, it offers an ideal year-round venue for holding your business event, be it a meeting or a multi-day retreat. BYC can cater your event and provide exceptional service. Our staff can help you design the perfect event within your budget.
We offer breakout rooms, free building wide Wi-Fi access, ample free parking, ice water on the tables, complimentary coffee and tea, projector and screen as well as a podium and microphone. We also provide white table linens at no extra charge.
We also offer catering services for corporate groups. The menu is fully customisable to meet your specific needs and budget.
A long hardwood table in Britannia Yacht Clubs boardroom

Versatile Spaces for Every Occasion

At the Britannia Yacht Club, we understand the importance of having the right space for your corporate event. That’s why we offer a range of versatile locations on our property to cater to different group sizes and event formats.

Our flagship Upper Deck boasts a spacious setting overlooking the Ottawa River, accommodating up to 140 people. It provides a stunning backdrop for large-scale conferences, seminars, or product launches.

For more intimate gatherings or board meetings, our Sunset Room offers a panoramic view of the river, creating an atmosphere conducive to focused discussions. It comfortably accommodates up to 30 people.

If you’re seeking a smaller, more informal setting, our private and charming Bruce Neuk is the ideal choice, providing a cozy space for up to 15 individuals to collaborate and brainstorm.

For executive meetings or strategic planning sessions, our professional Board Room offers an elegant hardwood setting with water views, accommodating up to 12 participants. This refined environment sets the tone for productive discussions and decision-making.

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The Britannia Yacht Club is the perfect place to mix business with pleasure,
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Host a Range of Corporate Events at BYC

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Corporate Events

At the Britannia Yacht Club, we understand that corporate events come in all shapes and sizes. Our versatile venue is well-equipped to accommodate a wide range of business gatherings. Whether you’re planning a conference, seminar, team-building retreat, product launch, or corporate celebration, we have the perfect space and resources to make your event a success.

Conferences and Seminars – Our spacious Upper Deck provides an ideal setting for large-scale conferences and seminars. With its breathtaking views of the Ottawa River and ample seating capacity, it offers a professional atmosphere conducive to engaging presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities.

Product Launches and Corporate Presentations – Make a lasting impression on your clients and stakeholders by hosting your product launch or corporate presentation at the Britannia Yacht Club. Our stunning backdrop and state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities ensure that your message is delivered with impact and professionalism.

Gala Dinners and Corporate Celebrations – Celebrate your company’s achievements or mark a special milestone with a memorable gala dinner or corporate celebration. Our versatile event spaces can be transformed to create a sophisticated and festive atmosphere. Our experienced team will work closely with you to design a personalized event that reflects your brand and exceeds your expectations.


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Corporate Events

Board Meetings and Executive Retreats – The intimate yet sophisticated ambiance of our Board Room makes it an excellent choice for executive meetings, board meetings, and strategic planning sessions. Conduct your high-level discussions in an elegant setting with panoramic river views, fostering focus and collaboration.

Team-Building and Workshops – Looking to enhance teamwork and foster employee engagement? Our venue offers a variety of spaces that are perfect for team-building activities, workshops, and training sessions. Whether you choose the spacious Upper Deck, the cozy Bruce Neuk, or the versatile Sunset Room, we can create an environment that promotes creativity, cooperation, and productivity

Networking Events – Foster valuable connections and strengthen business relationships with networking events at the Britannia Yacht Club. Our spacious venue, coupled with the beautiful surroundings, provides an inviting and relaxed environment for attendees to mingle, exchange ideas, and establish meaningful connections.

No matter the type of corporate event you have in mind, the Britannia Yacht Club offers a versatile and picturesque venue that can be tailored to your specific needs. Our dedicated team is committed to helping you create a successful and memorable event that aligns with your goals and objectives.

Plan Your Next Corporate Event
with Britannia Yacht Club

When it comes to finding the perfect corporate events venue in Ottawa, the Britannia Yacht Club stands out as a premier choice. Our stunning location, versatile spaces, top-notch amenities, and personalized services make us the ideal destination for hosting impactful business events. Let us help you design and execute a memorable event that will leave a lasting impression on your guests. Contact us today to discuss your requirements and start planning an unforgettable corporate event at the Britannia Yacht Club.


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Top-Notch Amenities and Services

At the Britannia Yacht Club, we prioritize your comfort and convenience. Our venue is equipped with essential amenities to ensure a seamless experience for you and your guests. Enjoy the convenience of breakout rooms for smaller group activities, free building-wide Wi-Fi access for seamless connectivity, and ample free parking for hassle-free arrivals.

Refreshments are an integral part of any corporate event. That’s why we provide ice water on the tables, complimentary coffee and tea, and white table linens at no extra charge. Our dedicated staff is committed to delivering exceptional service, ensuring that every detail is taken care of to make your event a success.


Customizable Catering Options

To further enhance your corporate event, we offer comprehensive catering services tailored to your specific needs and budget. Our experienced culinary team is ready to create a customized menu that will impress your guests. From light refreshments to elaborate multi-course meals, we can cater to a variety of preferences and dietary requirements, ensuring a delightful dining experience for all attendees.

A selection of BYC's Signature dishes
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Corporate Events FAQ's

No, you don’t have to be a BYC member to host a corporate event. If you wish to host a corporate event at BYC, simply contact us at

We offer a diverse range of corporate event options, welcoming private sector companies, public sector organizations, corporations, non-profits, institutions, and associations. Our venue is adaptable to host various types of events tailored to your specific requirements. Some examples of corporate events we have successfully hosted in the past include:


Team building days: Engage your team in exciting activities like pickleball, tennis, paddle fit, and yoga to foster collaboration and strengthen relationships.

Corporate retreats: Plan a retreat that combines work and relaxation, with opportunities for team-building exercises and outdoor activities.

Staff appreciation nights: Show your appreciation to your hardworking employees with a special night dedicated to recognizing their efforts and boosting morale.

Christmas parties: Celebrate the holiday season with a festive and joyful gathering, complete with delicious food, music, and entertainment.

Dinners: Host formal or informal dinners, allowing your guests to enjoy a delectable culinary experience in an elegant setting.

Networking events: Provide a platform for professionals to connect, share ideas, and forge valuable business relationships.

Awards nights: Honor outstanding individuals or teams within your organization with a memorable awards ceremony.

Keynote speakers: Inspire your audience with influential speakers who can deliver impactful messages and insights.

Whether you’re seeking a lively and interactive event or a sophisticated and formal gathering, we have the flexibility and expertise to cater to your specific event needs. Let us help you create an unforgettable experience for your corporate event.

We recommend booking your corporate event in advance to secure your spot. For most times of the year, we suggest reserving your date at least 30 days ahead. However, during the winter months when our schedule is less busy, a notice of one week in advance would be sufficient to secure your desired date.

BYC offers comprehensive audiovisual facilities to enhance your presentations and speeches. We provide high-quality projectors for displaying visuals and presentations. Our range of microphones, including wireless options, ensures clear and amplified sound during speeches and presentations. Additionally, we have podiums available for speakers to deliver their presentations from a professional and elevated platform.


We are committed to providing the necessary equipment and support to make your corporate event a resounding success. If you have any specific AV equipment requirements, please inform us in advance, and we will make the necessary arrangements to meet your needs.

Absolutely! We offer a fully customizable catering experience from A to Z. Whether you have specific preferences for wines or craft beers, or you require special dietary accommodations such as gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, or vegan options, we can cater to your needs. We can even source fresh lobster from New Brunswick if that’s what you desire. We don’t limit you to predefined options; if you can dream it, we will make it happen.


Hosting your event at BYC comes with several advantages. As a private members club, we have the flexibility to design and tailor your event to meet your unique requirements. Unlike convention centers or larger venues bound by corporate policies, we can offer a more personalized and customized experience.

Yes, we provide additional services and amenities for corporate events. These include free Wi-Fi throughout the venue, event planning assistance, and a guide to facilitate any group activities you would like to participate in, such as tennis, pickleball, or soccer baseball.

Yes, parking is available for all guests attending corporate events at BYC, and it is free of charge.