Awards & Recognitions
The Downtown Rideau Board of Management is proud to be an award-winning organization recognized for the work it has done on behalf of its members and community:
Key Partnership Award from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries for partnership with the Ottawa Art Gallery on the gallery’s Le pARTy and On The Rocks events.
Certificate of Merit from the International Downtown Association in the category of Events and Programming for the Downtown Rideau Mural Boxes Art Exhibit Tour.
Distinguished Service Award to Peggy DuCharme from the International Downtown Association (IDA) for her many service on the IDA board.
Merit Award from the International Downtown Association in the category of Public Space for Rideau Street FXpoles.
Tourism Partnership of the Year Award from Ottawa Tourism in partnership with the National Capital Commission for bringing Chill Factor — Get out of the Cold, and into the Chill! to life during Winterlude. Chill Factor presented a “cool” collection of high fashion, cuisine and culture that took the edge off winter and put it centre stage in the Fashion, Arts & Theatre District.
Business Recognition Award from the Council for the Arts in Ottawa for firmly establishing Downtown Rideau as the Arts and Entertainment District of Ottawa and being a vital link between business and culture.
Certificate of Recognition from Ottawa City Council on the 30th Anniversary of the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area.
Events & Programming Merit Award from the International Downtown Association for Summer Fling Festival and Dinner & Show promotion.
Award of Distinction from the International Downtown Association for The Underpass program.
Community Safety Award from Crime Prevention Ottawa for The Underpass program.
Certificate of Appreciation from the Ottawa Arts Court Foundation in recognition of efforts towards the development of the arts and theatre district and exception level of partnership and support.