All private events must have Special Event Insurance with a 5 million dollar liability coverage. alumni UBC has partnered with SBC Insurance agency to offer this service. The venue has negotiated a blanket policy, including a reduced rate per event. alumni UBC will add the insurance cost to the final bill of each event and remit this fee directly to SBC:

Capacity w/o Alcohol Alcohol
1-25 $30 $85
26-100 $50 $145
101-200 $90 $210

Socan & Re:Sound

SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) requires users of music to obtain a SOCAN license to perform, or authorize others to perform, copyright music to public. Depending on the category a music user falls under, if at all, license fees may be payable on a per-event or annual basis. SOCAN currently monitors and imposes 49 different tariffs, which have been approved by the Copyright Board of Canada.

Re:Sound (Re:Sound Music Licensing Company) is a Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights. While SOCAN collects fees on behalf of composers, authors and music publishers, Re:Sound collects fees on behalf of the rights owners of the sound recordings.

Capacity w/o Dancing Dancing
1-100 $31.31 $62.64
101-300 $45.02 $90.12

SOCAN/Re:Sound Fees noted above are per event