All work and some play.

We love a good party—and a good cause. Our events celebrate and give back to the amazing community that’s been so good to us.

Fore-Play For Charity

Fore-Play for Charity Ottawa Women’s Networking Golf Tournament will take place on Tuesday, August 29th, 2023 with funds raised going to support The Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health. Presented by TRUEdotDESIGN president Shelley True, this annual event is an inspiring demonstration of support Ottawa businesswomen continue to have for each other—on and off the greens.

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Laugh for the Cure

Ottawa’s comedy event of the year! In support of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, TRUEdotDESIGN was proud to sponsor, and participate in the very first Laugh for the Cure, which took place in March 2023. Five professional comedians (aka The Pros) and a crew of local amateurs (The Joes, including our very own Shelley True) took to the stage of the NAC for 5 sets of non-stop comedy action.The Joes spent weeks honing their jokes and perfecting their acts for a sold out crowd of 300. This was a wonderful opportunity to support a great cause, with all the proceeds from the event donated to cancer priorities in our community.

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Gohba Housing Design Awards

Each year, the Ottawa home building community celebrates the best in housing design at the much-anticipated GOHBA Housing Design Awards gala event. TRUEdotDESIGN has been a proud sponsor and marketing partner of the awards since 2013. Each year we bring the committee’s theme to life by developing all of the event’s marketing collateral, including the evening’s treasured program booklet. The entire Tdot team also attends the gala as a show of industry support.

We’re committed to strengthening our community.

We believe in the power of marketing to make the world a better place. We’re proud to partner with nonprofit organizations to help them maximize their exposure and impact by offering discounted or donated services and other support.

Book a speaker.

With 20-plus years in the business, TRUEdotDESIGN president Shelley True holds a wealth of knowledge of the inner workings of marketing. She has shared her expertise at a wide range of events and conferences, including IIDEX, the Ontario Architects Association (OAA) and the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA). If you believe your event, business or conference would benefit from Shelley’s invaluable insights (and incredibly delightful charisma), let us know and we’ll hook you up!

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