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!



Fundamentals of Structured Timber Engineering… REVISITED!
December 6, 2017 – Parkside Hotel & Spa, Victoria, BC
December 7, 2017 – Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport, Richmond, BC

What will you learn?

This multi-leveled workshop will provide the foundation for two more workshops planned in 2018 on advanced topics, including lateral design, and design with CLT.

Learning objectives include:

  • Designing wood members for bending, tension, compression, and combined bending and axial tension
  • Background on published design values and adjustment factors
  • Design limitations and when a designer should venture outside current code provisions
  • Estimating and managing building shrinkage
  • Avoiding frequent mistakes or misunderstandings of certain design provisions when using wood design manual tables
  • General design concepts for timber connections
  • An introduction to seismic/wind loads design
  • Simple cross-laminated timber (CLT) concepts

Who should attend?

  • Structural engineers and structural design technologists wanting to expand their proficiency and knowledge of timber engineering

Cost:  $350 (includes breakfast and lunch).  ASTTBC Members save 10%.  For more info



February 6 – 11, 2018
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more.
Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit Motown the Musical!


April 13 – 15, 2018
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC
Anniversary World Tour.

Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland – in rock, music, theatre and film – nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance.
Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, and comes directly to North America from a sold out run across Europe and Asia.

Offer details:  25% off select performances until January 12, 2018. At that time, your online offer will be updated to reflect a 15% discount, available until the Friday preceding the first performance date.  All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.  Discount does not apply to VIP or Rear Balcony seating.

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


October 10 to December 15, 2017
Under the Blue & Yellow Big Top at Concord Pacific Place,
Vancouver BC
Groups of 12, save up to $25 on select tickets

A mysterious and fascinating realm that disorients your senses and challenges your perceptions.
Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upside down.


November 30, 2017 – January 6, 2018
Stanley Park, Vancouver BC
Save up to $3 on select tickets

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bright Nights at Stanley Park.  This holiday season the Bright Nights Christmas Train and the Stanley Park Train Plaza will sparkle with three million twinkling lights.   Bright Nights is open Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to Saturday, January 6th, 2018 and is closed Monday, December 25th Christmas Day.


December 15, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Hastings Park / PNE Fairgrounds, Vancouver BC
Save up to $4.50 on select tickets

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light at this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food.
The largest festival of its kind in Canada, this festival will feature 35 illuminated displays and will transform over 14 acres of Hastings Park into an explosion of light and colours. Enjoy two performances each night featuring a variety of Chinese entertainment and art, including face changing, acrobatics, plate spinning, folk dance and more. The festival will be fun for the whole family with lots for younger guests to participate in and learn, including crafts, stories and fun attractions.


December 30, 2017
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver BC
Save up to $7 on select tickets

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to a city near you during their 2017 World Tour. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson* – the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. You won’t want your family to miss it – buy your tickets today!


March 2 – 4, 2018
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver BC
Save up to $5 off select seats

The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series is returning to the Pacific Coliseum in March 2018 with the all-new event format featuring the most extreme athletes of Monster Jam. Monster Jam Triple Threat Series is a points-based format that showcases the best lineup of Monster Jam vehicles that deliver what fans want to see most – more trucks, more racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies, more action!

To purchase above PNE Events and Shows for you, family and friends at ASTTBC Group Member Rate