Members are well informed about issues that impact downtown businesses. From time to time, we’ll have news to share via hand delivered notices from our Downtown Ambassadors but there are other more timely methods to stay in touch with the DVBIA.

Receive Our Quarterly Newsletters

DVBIA's quarterly hard copy newsletter is mailed to our 8,000 members. Once you’ve logged into this website, you can turn this on in your membership profile, or email and we can do it for you. You can also read it online on this page.

Monthly e-Newsletters and Emergency email bulletins

Downtown Matters e-newsletter is the DVBIA's monthly electronic newsletter emailed to 3600 subscribers.  Click here to sign up.

Follow our Tweets

Subscribe to our tweets to know the big events that may impact your business at You can also follow the tweets of our President, Charles Gauthier, at @downtowncharles.

Property Owner SMS Text list

From time to time there may be an situation where we would like to contact you about an emerngency situation which may impact your business downtown such as property damage, street closures, etc. Subscribe to this list if you'd like to receive time-sensitive text msgs from the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association.

Your privacy will be protected and not used for anything other than the intended purposes, which is to communicate directly with you about a time sensitive issue.

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