• Event
    AGM 2018

    Please join us at our 2018 Annual General Meeting to help us toast the best of Downtown Vancouver.

  • Notice
    New Office Towers

    By the year 2023, Downtown Vancouver Central Business District (DVBIA) area will be adding 9 new office towers.

  • Spotlight
    Granville Spotlight: Meinhardt

    We chatted with the store manager of Granville Street’s Meinhardt to get the lowdown on what it’s like serving up delicious fresh food in the heart of the city.

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    Celebrating Sustainability

    The DVBIA is committed to helping downtown businesses have a positive social, economic, cultural and environmental impact on society

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    DVBIA Does #BIABC2018

    The BIABC + IDA Pacific Northwest Regional Conference was held in Kelowna in April. The theme of the conference was innovate & inspire.

  • Event
    DOXA Film Festival returns

    The 2018 DOXA Documentary Film Festival comes to the rescue with a program of 93 films.

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    Little Free Library

    The Little Free Library program has officially launched downtown, just in time for the summer Perch season!

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    Vancouver Design Week

    May 7, 2018 will mark the return of Vancouver Design Week (VDW), a week-long celebration of world-class local design talent born from a wide variety of disciplines.


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