GVPTA members have access to GVPTA's corporate rate with The Sandman Hotel Group and The Sutton Place Hotel Company, with more than 50 properties across Canada (30 across B.C., and 8 in Metro Vancouver).
Members who wish to access the GVPTA corporate rate sheet, which includes a list of properties, fixed and flexible rates, and blackout dates, contact executive director Kenji Maeda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coordinating print, marketing and direct mail campaigns to promote your business can be costly and overwhelming for small arts organizations. We're pleased to announce that GVPTA members can now access trusted and affordable solutions from a company that understands the varying needs of local theatre groups and supports our industry’s growth as a whole.
Through a partnership with Classic Impressions Inc., GVPTA Company, Associate and Business Members are eligible for Preferred Member Status, providing you access to exclusive rates on mailings and print as well as a complimentary consultation to discuss your projects, goals and budget.
Please note that discounts are based on regular rates and do not apply to existing partnership discounts or other promotional pricing.
NEW! (COVID-19 Special Offer)
Your organization may be thinking about reaching out to the community at this time to share updates and to get the public engaged in what you're working on. When combined with digital marketing, direct mail has been shown to boost response rates by up to 45%.
Canada Post has released an offer to help support the community and small businesses: paid postage on up to 6,000 pieces of Neighbourhood Mail for new customers. Classic Impressions is offering to pull the data for FREE (regular $100 min.), and to help further, they offer discounted rates to non-profit organizations.
Classic Impressions has created an online form with some standard pricing to give an idea of the costs: classicimpressions.ca/freepostage.
Other options are available (email to inquire).
Exclusive Rates on Print:
Estimates for all printed material will include a Preferred Member Discount. Discounts vary depending on volume, stock, size, item, and availability; request a consultation to determine what options suit your unique needs and to obtain a custom quote. For example, based on popular printed items (e.g. stationery on regular stock), the GVPTA Preferred Member Status discount could range from 15%-20%.
Exclusive Rates on Mailings:
Mailings are a great way to reach out to the community, targeting a new market that may not otherwise be attainable. Got no data, a limited budget and no idea where to start? Classic can help! Receive up to 60% off services such as data processing for unaddressed mailings.
To access the discount, contact GVPTA at email@example.com.
GVPTA members in good standing are eligible to apply for personal health insurance created specifically for Canadian performers through The Arts & Entertainment Plan®.
The Arts & Entertainment Plan® is a simple way to assist you in managing health care costs for you and your family. Get the coverage you need – minus the confusion. It’s affordable, exclusive to the artistic community and there are no medical questionnaires – so you won’t be denied access because of pre-existing conditions. It's guaranteed acceptance!
Choose from a standard or comprehensive plan; both offer the same core benefit categories:
Coverage is available for individuals and families, a convenient monthly payment option is available, and your premiums may be tax-deductible.
To be eligible for the plan, you must:
To learn more go to aeplan.ca or call 1.800.387.8897 ext. 238.
The Arts & Entertainment Plan is a service of Actra Fraternal Benefits Society (AFBS). AFBS is a not-for-profit, member-owned and governed, federally incorporated insurance company that is exclusive to the artistic community. Artists helping artists!
Membership to the GVPTA provides access to a range of insurance benefits designed to suit the unique needs of the performing arts community.
Front Row Insurance Brokers is an entertainment insurance broker specializing in theatre companies, the film industry, the music industry, and photographers. Front Row will negotiate on your behalf to obtain the best coverage at the lowest premium from the insurance companies. GVPTA members have access to three types of insurance discounts through Front Row.
SHORT TERM INSURANCE FOR
ACTONE: THEATRE, DANCE, AND OPERA
Designed for producers of theatre, dance and opera, actONE provides seamless insurance coverage from the moment you begin your project until the applause of closing night.
GVPTA Members contact firstname.lastname@example.org to access the discount.
GVPTA has negotiated special rates on a range of services that help our members to be safe, healthy, and productive.