About Us


OVG360, a division of the Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and event programming company built on the foundation of truly putting our clients first. Founded in 2015 by Irving Azoff, and Tim Leiweke, with Madison Square Garden Entertainment, OVG360 has one simple goal - to provide venues with customized services that produce results. Learn more at oakviewgroup.com/ovg360/ 



The City took centre stage when the Encana Events Centre opened in Spring 2008. In 2021, the Encana Events Centre became the Ovintiv Events Centre (see news release here)

The Ovintiv Events Centre is a state-of-the-art, multi-events centre with 4,500 permanent seats, and 27 VIP Luxury Suites, that is the premier entertainment facility for the entire British Columbia and Alberta Peace Region.


Dawson Creek is easily accessible from every direction during summer and winter due to its location at the crossroads of several major highway systems including Highway 97 South to Prince George and Vancouver (The Hart Highway); Highway 97 North to the Yukon and Alaska (The Alaska Highway); Highway 49 East to the Alberta Peace; and Highway 2 South to Grande Prairie and Edmonton.

Air Access (Major Carriers):

  • Fort St. John, British Columbia – Air Canada (aircanada.ca) or WestJet (westjet.com)
  • Grande Prairie, Alberta – Air Canada (aircanada.ca) or Westjet (westjet.com)

Population Estimates*:

  • 150 km radius: 133,295
  • 200 km radius: 7,010
  • 300-400 km radius: 81,160
  • Total: 221,465

Major Communities by Radius**

  • 150 km radius
    Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd, Pouce Coupe, Taylor, Grande Prairie, Spirit River, Rycroft, Wembley, Sexsmith (included are potions of Counties, Municipal Districts, and Regional Districts)
  • 200 km radius
    Hudson’s Hope, Mackenzie, Grimshaw, Valleyview (included are potions of Counties, Municipal Districts, and Regional Districts)
  • 300-400 km radius
    Fort Nelson, Peace River, Fox Creek

Time Zone

Dawson Creek does not respect daylight savings time

  • Spring and Summer are Pacific Standard Time
  • Fall and Winter are Mountain Standard Time

Promoters Guide

For a copy of our Promoter Guide / Venue Technical Specifications, please go to the Book An Event page under Connect with us or contact our Event Manager at 250-795-3334 


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