Member Spotlight & TechCLUB

MEMBER SERVICES PARTNER SPOTLIGHT:  Willis Towers Watson

MANAGING YOUR RISK TAKES TEAMWORK!

When you purchase professional liability insurance, you need to deal with a broker who understands your business and know that the insurance you are getting is underwritten by a leader in errors and omissions insurance.

Willis Towers Watson is one of Canada’s leading insurance brokers and began operations in 1828. Willis has more than 350 insurance professionals in six offices across the country and their global resources and expertise allows them to create customized solutions, including Professional Liability Insurance to protect your assets with affordable Errors and Omissions Insurance; Commercial General Liability Insurance to protect yourself from claims arising from persons visiting your premises or from non-professional activities in the field; and, Property Insurance to protect your equipment from physical loss or damage at your premises or while in the field.

For further information on the Professional Liability Insurance program for ASTTBC members contact:

Willis Towers Watson

National Program Team

Email:    ASTTBC.insurance@willis.com
Phone:  1-800-249-2948

Please also visit the Willis Towers Watson web site at www.willistowerswatson.ca

Note: May not be available to Associate members or some Special Certification programs, check with Willis Towers Watson for eligibility.

TECHCLUB – Monthly Promotions & Savings

TechCLUB is a member services program designed to provide ASTTBC members with valuable insider discounts on products and services.   Take advantage of preferential rates by a broad range of member benefits partners! 

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

THE ART OF LEADERSHIP FOR WOMEN
June 25, 2018
Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC
Save up to $100 per passThe Art of Leadership for Women returns to Vancouver on June 25th and as an ASTTBC member, you can purchase tickets for yourself, colleagues or others at a special member rate!The Art of Leadership for Women brings together a unique collection of extraordinary, influential women whose talent, drive and passion have established them as dynamic leaders and change agents. From world leaders, business icons, bestselling authors, academics and more, these powerful role models share their personal stories while shining a humanistic lens on many of the narratives and issues confronting women today.  This year’s line-up includes:

·         Arianna Huffington – Founder of the Huffington Post, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global and NY Times Best Selling Author

·         Tiffany Dufu – Leadership Luminary, Bestselling Author and Former President of The White House Project

·         Laura Vanderkam – Bestselling Author and Time Management Expert

·         Dr. Annie McKee – Bestselling Author, Emotional Intelligence Expert and Sr Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania

·         Tammy Heerman – Leadership Transformation Expert and Sr Vice President at Lee Hecht Harrison

Register using promo code ASTTBC20 and save $50 per pass.  Save an additional $50 per pass when you buy 5 or more at the same time.  To purchase

Sonar Leadership: The Essential Leadership Training for Today’s Workplaces
October 17, 2018
Holiday Inn and Suites, North Vancouver, BCToday’s significant leaders hold themselves to important standards: Their empowerment of others, their service and their relationships.Fiore Group Training is presenting a SONAR Leadership Workshop on October 17th, 2018 in North Vancouver.  This session will teach participants to become generous leaders through insightful discussions and powerful group exercises. Registration includes the SONAR Leadership Manual, SONAR Leadership Journal, plus all the handouts, skills, exercises and tools you can take back and share with the staff in your organization.  Lunch and refreshments are included.

ASTTBC Member rate is $329 + GST (Reg $379)

The last two workshops have completely sold out so you don’t want to miss this! Contact Fiore Group Training to book your seat today at 604-990-5168 or info@fioregroup.org

Leadership Accelerator Program
November 1 & 2, 2018
Holiday Inn & Suites, North Vancouver, BC

2 Days Will Change Your Life!  Are you ready to increase your impact and influence?

Fiore Group Training is presenting a Leadership Accelerator Program from Nov 1st to 2nd, 2018 in North Vancouver.  This boot camp will provide you with a leadership toolkit like no other.  Learn 12 practices and disciplines that will supercharge you as a leader not just in the workplace but in every aspect of your life.

Registration includes a 90-Day Action Journal, workshop kit, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

ASTTBC Member rate is $749 +GST (Reg $799) using promo code LAP2018 

Contact Fiore Group Training to book your seat today at 604-990-5168.

For more CPD Opportunities – Conferences, Events and Seminars

ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS
Various Dates
BC Place, Vancouver BCASTTBC and Whitecaps FC are once again partnering for an exciting experience!Vancouver Whitecaps FC provides one of the city’s best live sporting atmosphere 21 times a year. Playing at BC Place in North America’s Major League Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC is one of three Canadian teams that compete in the league that runs from March to October.

ASTTBC members can now save up to 30% off regular pricing for 3 upcoming home games:

·         Saturday, May 26, 2018 vs New England Revolution

·         Saturday, July 7, 2018 vs Chicago Fire

·         Saturday, September 15, 2018 vs Seattle Sounders

Purchase tickets online here for you, family and friends and enter the promo code “ASTTBC”.  Please note this site does not work well with Internet Explorer and an alternate browser such as Mozilla Firefox is recommended.

Learn about additional Whitecaps Partner Promotions when you purchase a ticket to the Whitecaps game!

If you have any questions or wish to purchase tickets over the phone, please contact Seth Gordon, Sr Account Executive, at 604-484-7870 or sgordon@whitecapsfc.com. 

LES MISERABLES
July 10 – 15, 2018
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1). Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.  Discount offer:  Up to 10% off select performances until July 6.  All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.  Discount does not apply to VIP or Back Balcony seating.
THE BOOK OF MORMON
September 25 – 30, 2018
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical.This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation.Contains explicit language.

Discount offer:  Up to 20% off the select performances and seating until June 1st.  At that time your online offer will automatically switch to up to 15% off select performances until July 15.  Pricing will again change to up to 10% off from July 16 until the September 21st or while inventory is available.  All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.  Discount does not apply to VIP or Back Balcony seating.

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
November 13 – 18, 2018
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC 
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, BEAUTIFUL has a book by and Tony® Award-nominee and Academy® Award-nominated writer Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince, and took home two 2014 Tony® Awards and a 2015 Grammy® Award.Discount offer:  Receive up to 20% off select seating and performances for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.  On August 3, discount will reduce down to 10% off select seating and performances.  All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.  Discount does not apply to VIP or Back Balcony seating.  Pricing and performance dates are subject to change without notice.

To purchase Broadway Across Canada tickets for you, family and friends at ASTTBC group member price

PLAYLAND SEASON PASS
Select Dates: May 5 – September 16, 2018
Save up to $5 on the Playland Season Pass / One-Day Admission (Ride Pass) with your promo code!
Playland Season Pass holders receive unlimited access to over 35 rides and attractions over 80 days. Rides and attractions include Pacific Adventure Mini Golf, climbing wall and the Glass House). Get one for yourself, or for someone who needs a thrill.
GOH BALLET PRESENTS CINDERELLA
June 1 & 2, 2018
The Centre in Vancouver, Vancouver BC
Save up to $5 on select tickets using your promo code! Save even more when you purchase 10 or more tickets.
For their 40th Year Anniversary Gala, Goh Ballet presents Cinderella. An unforgettable fairy tale brought to life on stage at The Centre in Vancouver. A world-premiere of choreography staged by dance luminary Maina Gielgud and music by Sergei Prokofiev, witness a cast of local talent and special guest artists dance their way to the Spring Ball and follow the journey of the infamous glass slipper after the stroke of midnight. For two shows only as part of Goh Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Gala, do not miss your chance to fall in love with this fairy tale classic!
GOH BALLET PRESENTS MAD HATTER’S TEA PARTY
June 2, 2018
The Centre in Vancouver, Vancouver BC
Save up to $5 on select tickets using your promo code! Save even more when you purchase 10 or more tickets.
The Children’s Division and celebrated Senior Division dancers cordially invites you and as many guests as you like to join the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party on June 2nd 2018! Pull up a chair and enjoy a slice of delicious cake and a piping hot cup of tea with Alice. Laugh out loud as the Mad Hatter and March Hare argue about the number of place settings and delight in the mysterious Cheshire Cat and the sleepy Door Mouse. But don’t be late or you and the White Rabbit will be racing to find a seat! 
PLAYLAND NIGHTS 19+
Fridays: June 22 – July 17, 2018
7pm-midnight
Save up to $5 per ticket when you purchase using your promo code!
Playland will host six evenings dedicated to adults-only* (19+) amusement, complete with food, drinks, midway games, and of course, exhilarating rides. The grounds will be fully licensed, so guests can enjoy their favourite beverage throughout the park while experiencing the entertainment.In addition to guest DJs spinning party tunes under the twinkling lights, people can enjoy Playland-inspired cocktails, craft beer and wine while participating in the fun. New this year: discover a virtual reality racing experience, burlesque shows featuring nostalgic carnival glamour, and atmospheric entertainment. Test your Lumber Jack/Jill skills at the axe-throwing station and check out the exciting activations throughout the site!
THE FAIR AT THE PNE
August 18 – September 3, 2018 (Closed Aug 20 & 27)
Save up to $5 per ticket when you purchase using your promo code!
It’s not everyday you can explore exhibits, enjoy live performances, be thrilled by rides, play games, learn about livestock, shop for treasures, and eat the yummiest food all in one place. Kids of all ages love BC’s legendary Fair at the PNE!  Here’s a sneak peek of new events at this year’s fair:·         Knights of Valour – Come and see your knights in shining armour as they ride into battle – it’s positively medieval!·         POPnology – This interactive, engaging exhibit makes the connection: how technology has been influenced by movies, books, tv, art and futurists.

·         Action Sports World Tour – Cheer on the world’s best professional skateboarders and BMX riders as they perform mind-boggling aerial stunts on a state-of-the-art half-pipe.

·         Street of Dreams – Walk the Street of Dreams – an exhibit of classic cars, custom hot rods, trucks and bike – a classic and custom car show unlike anything else you experienced.

·         Silver Starlets – An all-female aerial acrobatic show of glitz, glam and glitter.

·         NOVA: The Emergence of Light – This nightly finale is a breathtaking performance that combines cutting-edge visual effects with incredible live performers and magical feats.

·         Lost World of Dragons – The Lost World of Dragons celebrates the wonder of dragons and gives visitors of all ages the thrill of seeing them brought to animatronic life.

·         ARCY LIVE – Known for is paint splashed style of large scale street art, Ryan “ARCY” Christenson will be creating LIVE mural art celebrating iconic moments of the Pacific Coliseum history. 

SUMMER NIGHT CONCERTS
August 18 – September 3, 2018
PNE Ampitheatre, Vancouver BC
Free with admission or save up to $3 on reserved seats when you purchase using your promo code!
Every evening during the Fair, Summer Night Concerts fill the PNE Amphitheatre and Fairgrounds with sweet sounds! Take in the classic songs of Chicago and sing along with Wilson Phillips. Don’t miss the iconic Village People as well as a night of hits by Cyndi Lauper. Spend an evening with Goo Goo Dolls, Air Supply, and country superstar Dean Brody!Get lost in the 80s with a night full of incredible artists including A Flock of Seagulls, Men Without Hats, Wang Chung, and more! Then fall back in love with the 90s and dance the night away to the sounds of Salt-N-Pepa, All-4-One, Color Me Badd, and Young MC! If R&B is your jam, then come party with Boyz II Men, 112 featuring Slim, and Kool & the Gang. Be sure not to miss the incredible roster of Canadian talent: Marianas Trench, Jann Arden and Burton Cummings!
DISNEY ON ICE: DARE TO DREAM
November 21 – 25, 2018
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver BC
Save up to $5 per ticket when you purchase using your promo code! Save even more when you purchase 15 or more tickets.
Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!In her Disney On Ice debut, see how far Moana will go when she embarks on an action-packed voyage with mighty demigod Maui in a quest to save her island, become a wayfinder, and find her own identity. Anna’s devotion to her estranged sister Elsa sets her on a perilous journey to mend their bond, and stop an eternal winter. Rapunzel breaks out of her tower and teams up with an unlikely companion, Flynn Rider, as she goes to great lengths to realize her dream. Armed only with courage, Belle befriends the enchanted castle staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s rough exterior. With help from her friends and a little magic, Cinderella is determined to make the wish in her heart come true. Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, discover why no dream is too big when we find the strength to shape our own destiny at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS CORTEO
October 10 – 14, 2018
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver BC
Save up to $18 on select tickets when you purchase using your promo code! Save even more when you purchase 12 or more tickets.
Get carried away with life…
The clown Mauro has passed, but his spirit is still with us. Instead of mourning, the funeral cortege celebrates the here and hereafter with laughter and exuberance. Rich, extravagant memories frolic with the senses. The sound of laughter peals around the stage, visions of joyous tumblers and players fascinate the eyes. Regret and melancholy retreat in the face of a cavalcade of lively recollections of a life gloriously lived. A festive parade that entertains; the perfect accolade for an artist whose life was dedicated to revelry and making merry.
To purchase PNE Events and Shows for you, family and friends at ASTTBC Group Member Rate

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

ENDLESS SAVINGS & MORE Save with hundreds of discounts available on your smart phone.

New this month is 1-800-Flowers – Save 20%. Order online or by phone and have flowers delivered across Canada or around the world. Tap the ESM App for details.

Exclusive ESM Travel Discounts by Member Deals – Save up to 50% or more at US theme parks (Disneyland, Universal Studios and many more), Broadway & Vegas shows and more. Also, check out the “Travel and Play” category on the ESM App to save hundreds on your next travel including hotels, vacation packages and car rentals.

To get the ESM App, go to your app store (Google or Apple) on your smart phone and search for Endless Savings & More. When you first download the app, you will be asked for the ASTTBC “organization code”. It’s: asttbc

HERTZ RENT A CAR

Providing Quality Car Service for over 90 years, the Hertz Corporation has grown into a worldwide reputable brand!

Whether travelling for business or leisure, Hertz offers you a best in class rental experience, and award-winning service. With locations across Canada, the United States, and around the world Hertz is the leading provider of car rental services in your neighbourhood and at airports worldwide.

As an ASTTBC member, enjoy up to 20% on daily retail rates when reserving using the Member discount code.

To take advantage of this offer:

Call Toll Free: 1-800-263-0600
Website: hertz.ca
Discount Code: 1136085

LOCAL HOSPITALITY – TRAVEL DEALS!

ASTTBC is pleased to offer an exclusive worldwide travel discount service to our members. Savings average 10-20% below-market on all hotels and car rental suppliers around the world.

Save time and money. Let Local Hospitality negotiate the best deals and comparison price for you.

Any hotel, any car, anywhere, anytime.

To access your travel savings today!

 For more member savings on products and services, visit TechCLUB