How many people will participate in the event?


The event has grown each year since its inauguration in 2008! The most recent Northern Lights event held in 2020 attracted a record number of 1,600 participants and 220 exhibits! The event attracts participation from Canada’s North, all provinces and territories, and nearly 20 countries. In addition, about 2,000 people from the general public visit the Arts and Cultural Pavilion and Trade Show over the course of the event.


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If you’re interested in attending Canada’s only cultural and business showcase that highlights our country’s Eastern Arctic & North, register now for Northern Lights 2023, taking place at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario.

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