STAC 2017 Conference & Exhibition

The Structure, Tower and Antenna Council (STAC) will host its 2nd annual conference on March 29-30, 2017 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, ON.

Building off the overwhelming success of STAC’s inaugural conference last spring, the STAC 2017 Conference & Exhibition is the premier event dedicated to Canadian tower safety, and is devoted to sharing the important information and best practices that will help maintain Canada’s world-leading tower safety record.

The two-day STAC 2017 event will bring together approximately 400 communications and tower industry professionals, including wireless carriers, broadcasters, engineers, contractors, manufacturers, land owners, safety equipment suppliers and safety trainers, among others. Attendees will learn about new industry practices and technologies, and will receive exclusive information about the development of STAC best practices and other industry resources that are normally only available to STAC Members.

Among other benefits, STAC 2017 delegates will be able to:

  • Hear from industry leaders in the areas of tower and RF safety, fall protection and tower engineering;
  • Network with up to 400 industry personnel, including potential clients, contractors or suppliers;
  • Gain access to STAC resources such as best practice documents and industry safety guidelines;
  • Join our conference outing to local Niagara-area wineries;
  • Observe and participate in STAC Committee meetings usually reserved for STAC Members;
  • Demonstrate your commitment to ensuring the continued safety of tower industry personnel;
  • Enter the STAC 2017 raffle for a chance to win a new phone or other amazing prizes.

Information for Delegates


STAC’s inaugural conference will bring together executives and personnel in Canada’s tower and antenna industry for two days of lively and entertaining networking and discussion. Among others, some of this year’s hot topics include:

  • Fall protection and tower engineering principles;
  • Small cell and ODAS engineering;
  • Commercial UAV regulations;
  • Rescue readiness
  • Guy anchor corrosion and guy wire tensioning.

This list will be updated as appropriate. For an updated list of planned events and seminars, please view the STAC 2017 Schedule.

STAC 2017 will take place at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, ON from March 29-30, 2017. Located just a few minutes’ walk away from downtown Niagara Falls, the state-of-the-art convention centre will provide an ideal setting for STAC 2017 delegates and exhibitors.

Become a STAC Member before March 1, 2017 and receive a free pass to STAC 2017 plus discounted rates for additional passes! For more information about STAC membership, click here or send us your questions at [email protected].

Travel and Accommodations

Travelling from out of town? STAC has arranged for a special group rate for STAC 2017 delegates staying at the Embassy Suites Niagara Falls Hotel, with rates starting at $125.00 per night for those who book by March 1, 2017.

This rate includes:

  • Guaranteed 2-room suites with separate living room and bedroom area, featuring 2 flat screen TV’s, double pull out sofa in living room, mini-fridge and microwave.
  • Complimentary full hot and cold breakfast buffet with omelets made to order each morning;
  • Complimentary Evening Reception, which includes two (2) complimentary alcoholic drink tickets per suite, per night;
  • Discounted Parking Rate- $15.00 per vehicle, per night, per room plus taxes (Regular Parking Rate-$35.00 per vehicle, per night, per room plus taxes);
  • One (1) complimentary WEGO shuttle pass per person;
  • One (1) $15.00 Keg dining voucher per person;

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STAC is also working with vendors to offer discounted travels rates and group travel opportunities between Niagara Falls and Toronto Pearson International Airport. Check back soon for more information, or send us request to receive email updates on available travel arrangements.


STAC’s Steering Committee is coordinating a winery tour and tasting outing for interested STAC 2017 delegates that will take place after the conference closes, on the evening of March 30. Stay tuned for more details – including a full list of the Niagara-area wineries we’ll be visiting – or send us request to be included on the STAC 2017 Outing mailing list.

Information for Sponsors & Exhibitors

Does your company work in the antenna and tower, or fall protection industry? STAC 2017 is the premier venue to demo your products or services to a wide variety of potential clients. From wireless carriers and broadcasters to tower engineers and tower-riggers, STAC 2017 delegates represent companies involved in every aspect of the tower industry. Don’t miss your chance to reach them all over two days of demo and sponsorship opportunities.

Benefits for exhibitors and sponsors:

  • Reach approximately 400 delegates from companies involved in all aspects of the tower industry;
  • Generate high quality leads from concentrated exposure to a targeted audience;
  • Demonstrate your commitment to the continued safety of tower industry personnel;
  • Meeting space available for vendors to meet with potential clients;
  • Guaranteed exposure: delegates required to walk through exhibitor hall during breaks and meals;
  • “Exhibitor Passports” provide prize opportunities to delegates who visit exhibitors;
  • Keynote speaking opportunities available to Keynote Sponsors;
  • Receive attendee contact information (limitations apply).

For more information about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please download the STAC 2017 Sponsor and Exhibitor Guide.