Actsafe 2019 Event Safety Conference


March 7-8, 2019

Delta Hotels By Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre
Burnaby, BC



In its third year in 2019, Actsafe's Event Safety Conference brings together a broad range of stakeholders from festivals, performing arts and live event venues, health and safety organizations, event production suppliers, education providers, service organizations, municipalities, and labour unions to network and learn about event safety from a range of experts in their fields.

In 2018 over 200 delegates attended from across British Columbia, Eastern Canada and the US, and from as far away as the UK. 

Taking place March 7-8, 2019 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre in Burnaby, B.C., the 2019 conference will be jam-packed with informative sessions, 20+ tradeshow exhibitors, live demonstrations in the truss cube on the tradeshow floor, free industry training (scheduled outside of conference dates), and three social evenings (starting the night before the main event)! 

Over the two days, take in over 30 90-minute workshops, interactive demonstrations, roundtable sessions, and panel discussions with experts in their fields. 

Applications are now open for session proposals, tradeshow exhibitors, and sponsorships. 

You won't want to miss it! Early Bird Registration opens September 17! 

Optional Add-on Content: We're thrilled to welcome back UK-based crowd safety expert Eric Stuart of Gentian Events Ltd. to present his wildly popular 2-day Crowd Safety Workshop again in 2019! Conference delegates receive a discount on workshop registration.


Attend the only conference in the Pacific Northwest focused on sharing knowledge about making live events and performing arts workplaces safe for workers and audiences alike!


30+ 90-Min Sessions

20 Tradeshow Exhibitors

Live Demonstrations in the Truss Cube

3 Social Events

Free Industry Training Sessions

Add-On Professional Development

200+ Delegates

2 Full Days of Programming


ProPOSE  A Session 

Have a great idea for a workshop, panel discussion, roundtable session, hands-on/interactive demonstration that you'd like to pitch to us? 

Past topics have included event planning, crisis response, risk management, mental health, workplace violence, the opioid crisis, fatigue, creating health and safety programs... and much more! We'd love to hear your proposal. 

Submission Deadline: January 4, 2019

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Join the Excitement on the Tradeshow Floor!

Meet the people whose job is to help ensure live events and performing arts workplaces are safe and well-equipped for workers and the public!

There's room for 20 exhibitors on the tradeshow floor, and we'll list the latest exhibitors to claim a spot here as they sign up. Is your organization interested in joining us? 

Locking in your spot early means greater exposure for you as a tradeshow exhibitor!

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Save the Date & Register Now!

Early Bird Deadline:
January 15, 2019

Get your ticket today while the best registration rates apply!


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“You knocked it out of the park!”



“There was always a relevant session to attend for the wide variety of professions that were present.”


"Great venue, great atmosphere, important topics... well done, Actsafe!"

“I walked away with very valuable information. I liked that there was a good mix of technical and administrative sessions.”


“A step in the right direction helping spread education and safety messages to the appropriate stakeholders...”

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"I thought the level of many of the presentations was top notch. The speakers were experts in their field and had excellent knowledge of the session topic."

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