A good example of why event cancellation insurance is so important:
On Sunday, July 17, just after 7:00 p.m., part of the Bluesfest stage blew backwards and collapsed into a crowd of fans in Ottawa, sending thousands running, and some to hospital. The annual outdoor multi-day music festival that takes place in downtown Ottawa was forced to cancel the remaining performances scheduled for the night. Bluesfest issued a statement saying "due to extreme weather conditions, we have regrettably had to shut down all stages for the night.
When disaster strikes, Event Cancellation Insurance protects costs and expenses or revenues associated with an event. Insurance is provided for various perils including:
- Adverse weather
- Natural catastrophe
- Talent non-appearance
- Utilities failure
- Structure damage
Make sure to contact us for your Event Cancellation needs!