The Actsafe Event Safety Conference, February 21st to the 22nd 2017, encouraged important connections between everyone who provides support to the live event industry. The conference was an overwhelming success and we would like to thank everyone who supported us this year, we look forward to seeing you all at the next one!
If you were an attendee and are interested in the notes taken from the sessions, plus any handouts, check out the sessions here and click the 'Notes' button under each session.
Full Conference Pass : $200
Welcome Gala Dinner, Keynote + Conference Day
- Complimentary OFA1 course (running Wed Feb. 22nd)
- Free signed book by Rick Antonson, 'Route 66 Still Kicks'
(*whilst space and stock lasts.)
Dinner Only : $100
Welcome Gala Dinner & Keynote Presentation
Last Call : $250
At The Door, Conference Day Feb. 21st
The Actsafe Event Safety Conference begins on Monday evening, February 20th, with our welcome gala, dinner and keynote address from speaker Rick Antonson;
Delta Burnaby Hotel &
4331 Dominion St.
Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7
His many senior volunteer roles anchored Rick’s full time career as President & CEO of Tourism Vancouver, an international award winning, 1,000 member organization widely recognized as a global leader in destination marketing, sales, management, and visitor experiences. Under his leadership, Tourism Vancouver has played a significant role in shaping Vancouver and B.C.’s future including the initiation of the Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion Taskforce, which led to the new centre that is partially funded by Tourism Vancouver’s $90-million investment.
Rick Antonson is also the author of the acclaimed books "To Timbuktu for a Haircut; A Journey Through West Africa", and "Route 66 Still Kicks; Driving America’s Main Street.” Full Moon Over Noah’s Ark; An Odyssey to Mount Ararat” was released this year.
He travels extensively around the world for business, speaking engagements and on personal journeys and is a firm believer that Tourism is a vital force for peace.
Rick Antonson has 30 years as a leader in the Tourism Industry
Our tradeshow will run concurrently with the sessions throughout the day, Feb. 21st, 9.00am - 6.00pm.
To register for a table, or for further exhibitor information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday Feb. 21st sees a full schedule of workshops, panel discussions, interactive seminars and lectures. For full details head to sessions
WELCOME GALA & DINNER
8.00am - 9.00am
9.00am - 10.30am
10.15am - 11.00am
11.00am - 12.30pm
12.15pm - 1.30pm
1.30pm - 3.00pm
2.45pm - 3.30pm
3.30pm - 5.00pm
9.00am - 6.00pm
7.00am - 9.00am
INDUSTRY TRAINING DAY
8.45am - 5.00pm
Purchase a full conference pass and you will have the option to register for a free Occupational First Aid Level 1 course. Limited space available.
9.00am - 1.00pm
Included in your ticket price, join us at the Actsafe office for your free workshop. Register here with your name and ticket confirmation #.
Vancouver TheatreSports® League is a unique professional theatre organization dedicated to the growth and exploration of exceptional improv-based work for the purpose of challenging and inspiring the community.
Founded in 1980 Vancouver TheatreSports™ League is Vancouver’s #1 improv comedy company and a well-respected international leader in the art form – recognized for producing some of the most daring and innovative improv comedy anywhere with a style that is a highly theatrical fusion of the dramatic elements of comedy and tragedy coupled with the enthusiasm and edge-of-your-seat excitement of professional sport.
Boasting six International Improv Comedy Awards and starring in several television specials, Vancouver TheatreSports™ League first opened its doors at the Back Alley Theatre, where it consistently drew cult-like, capacity crowds. VTSL continues to wow audiences at its own theatre,The Improv Centre on Granville Island, entertaining more than 60,000 people per year through 11 shows a week, 52 weeks a year .
Explore the conference's digital program at your leisure here.