2020 IRMA Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 October 16-20, 2020

Departure day is October 20th. Awards Reception and Dinner Monday, October 19th.

Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market

Please note that the Early Bird Deadline for Registration is Tuesday, September 18, 2020.
No refunds will be available after this date.


Conference Rates

One registration is included in member dues. Complete conference registration details can be seen upon registration, but the rate for most attendees is $695.

Conference Hotel Rate

The room rate at the Andaz Hotel is $189.00 Canadian Dollars per night.

Note: you must stay at conference hotel to get the above $695 conference rate.

Key Websites and Contact Info

IRMA Official Conference Site

Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market

The Andaz Hotel Room Reservations LINK at IRMA GROUP RATES – still to come!

Conference Planner: Dianne Davis, diannedavis@tulnet.com or 918.636.4061

Onsite Coordinator: Tiffany Davis, tdavis@tulnet.com or 918.720.2704

IRMA Executive Director: Tara Flint, info@irmamagazines.com, 416-705-6884

Social Media

Follow IRMA on your chosen social media platform:

The Public Facebook group is for all who are interested in IRMA and will be the location of our second annual #IRMACon Photo Contest. Sign up and play along in Denver!

The Closed Facebook group is for members and sponsors to share confidential information. Feel free to ask questions of your peers and share your success stories.

Instagram is also a place to join in on the Charlotte Conference Photo Contest = irmamagazines

And twitter too = @regionalmags

About Ottawa

Coming soon!

The Host Hotel

IRMA GROUP RATES – Booking link coming soon!

  • Standard Queen, Double-Bedded Room Rate $189.00
  • Standard King, Single-Bedded Room Rate $189.00
  • Overnight valet parking $25.00
    Note: The last day to book your hotel at these rates is September 18, 2020

Other Guest Room Details:
Rates– are in Cdn Dollars and are plus applicable tax, currently 13%.
Special Rate Cut-Off Date– in order to qualify for the IRMACON2020 discounted rate, reservations must be made by September 18, 2020. After this date our discounted rate is subject to availability.
Guest Room Size– approximately 400 sq. ft.
Guest Room Amenities Include– complimentary Internet, air conditioning, living/sitting area, marble bathroom, double vanities, lighted make up mirror, hair dryer, robe, chair, desk, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, coffee/tea maker, television with premium movie channels.
Pre/Post Stays– The Andaz Hotel will extend the above group rates, three days before and three days after the contracted conference dates of Tuesday, October 13, 2020 to Friday, October 23, 2020, subject to guestroom availability.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation requests must be received at least 48 hours prior to stay to avoid a fee equal to one night’s room and tax. This fee, if applicable, will be directed to the form of payment that was used to guarantee the reservation.

Smoking Policy:  All guest rooms and suites at The Andaz are non-smoking. A $250 cleaning fee will be applied for any evidence of smoking in guest rooms upon departure.

Hotel Parking: Valet parking = $25.00 per night.

Getting Here

Soon to come!


  • Rental Cars
  • Taxi
  • Ride Share

Tourist Information

Weather and Clothing

Soon to come!

Member Materials

Magazine members are encouraged to bring a maximum of 15 copies of their latest issue only to the conference in their luggage, to share with other members.

Please do not ship any magazines directly to the hotel or to the IRMA office. Sending directly to the hotel will result in handling charges being charged to your guest room. Magazines will be displayed throughout the conference. Any copies leftover after the conference will be donated or recycled.