The HeliCat Spring Meeting is literally just around to the corner — we are excited to see everyone in Penticton on Monday!
Beyond some incredible sessions — aviation safety, species at risk, etc. — we are also pleased to welcome a collection of vendors and sponsors who will be available on May 1 to provide valuable program information for members. Make sure you stop by their booths to say hi and learn more about how they can support your HeliCat operation. Below are just a few of the vendors who will be on hand.
Arc’teryx is proud to support HeliCat Canada in their mission to promote best practices, safety and growth of the mechanized ski industry in Canada. Their Professional Program is dedicated to creating apparel and gear that best serve the needs of mountain professionals. Field testing in real world conditions fosters insight into building the highest performing products. HeliCat members are invited to provide feedback and insights on products for continuous improvement.
go2HR is responsible for coordinating the BC Tourism Labour Market Strategy and providing tourism employers with programs and resources for recruitment, retention and training. Working in partnership with WorkSafeBC, go2HR is also the health and safety resource for the tourism and hospitality industry and certifying partner for the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program. HeliCat members are encouraged to stop by and ask questions about recruiting and retaining staff, occupational health and safety, and general information on how go2HR can support your business.
Sun Peaks Resort
A brand new HeliCat member, Sun Peaks has recently started a HeliCat warm-up camp – a two-day camp to prepare guests for their upcoming heli or snowcat skiing trip. Instructed by a certified CSIA instructor/Canadian Ski Guide, guests will work on fine-tuning their powder skiing technique, while being introduced to important backcountry skills such as avalanche awareness, companion rescue and tree wells.
Uniglobe Specialty Travel
Uniglobe is a huge supporter of HeliCat and its member operations. The contributions of HeliCat reach far and wide, creating sound economic, environmental, and socially responsible practices throughout local communities in BC. The local connection is why Uniglobe became a member and they continue to offer support and services to HeliCat operations.
WorkSafeBC became a member of HeliCat Canada to collaborate on a shared interest in the health and safety of workers in the helicopter and snowcat skiing industry. Both WorkSafe BC and HeliCat remain committed to working together to develop and implement programs and activities to help improve workplace safety for their members.
See you next week!