Event Directors' Professional Development Series

Now more than ever, it’s important to connect with fellow professionals. Event & Race Directors the world over have experienced tremendous challenges, as events around the globe have lurched to a stop.  With the vaccine being delivered across Canada, the event horizon is starting to brighten.

On Tuesday evening 7:00pm, February 23rd and March 2nd, please join colleagues from BC Athletics and Triathlon BC, who together, represent over 150,000 participants from across the province, in a special 1 hour virtual workshop.  Each FREE online session is geared to a specific topic directly relatable to event planning during uncertain times. Register for one, or both sessions on the button below.  Note, registration ends at 4pm on each Monday, February 22nd and March 1st and there is a maximum of 200 participants.

7:00pm Tuesday, February 23 – Mitigating Risk Through Crisis Communication – Captain Jonathan Gormick, Public Information Officer, Vancouver Fire Rescue
Building on the knowledge gained from the National Triathlon Race Directors Summit, Captain Gormick takes a deep dive into command, control, coordination and response at an event site emergency.

7:00pm Tuesday, March 2nd – Takeaways from In-Person Events – Lonnie Somers, Co-owner of HAL Sports
2020, the year of the asterisk*. Managing mass endurance sporting events during the pandemic has been very problematic and challenging to say the least. As events start to open up in the US, what are the key takeaways that will be useful as you begin to plan and execute an in-person event during the pandemic?