• News
    Your Granville Street Wish List
    What’s missing from Granville Street? We want to know what types of businesses would make want to spend more time in downtown Vancouver’s entertainment district.
  • Event
    Vancouver Tourism Awards Gala

    The Vancouver Tourism Awards will proudly present its 28th Annual Vancouver Awards Gala Breakfast at the Vancouver Convention Centre, with guest speaker Steve Patterson of the CBC.

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    Social Purpose in Business

    The United Way of the Lower Mainland and the City of Vancouver are working to support companies interested in increasing their involvement in the community quality of life in the City.

  • Event
    2017 Vancouver Art Book Fair

    The Vancouver Art Book Fair features nearly 100 local, national and international artists and publishers.

  • Event
    Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo

    Check out the 4th Annual Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo, a three day festival of arts, performances, cosplay, films, comics, anime, games and makeup.

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    Contest: A Month of Brunch

    Here’s your chance to win a month’s worth of brunch from four West Hastings restaurants.

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    Budget 2018 Consultations

    DVBIA members are encouraged to participate in the City's 2018 Budget consultation process.

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    Nightlife Street Team Launched

    Good Night Out (GNO) Vancouver recently launched a Nightlife Street Team pilot project to positively impact nightlife within the Granville Entertainment District.


Located in the heart of Vancouver’s cosmopolitan business district, the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA) serves a 90-block area (view our boundaries) that consists of 8000 businesses, property owners and tenants - and attracts thousands of employees, tourists and shoppers every day.

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Weekly guide to downtown events, concerts and dining.

Current traffic concerns in Downtown Vancouver.

Granville Street


Granville Street is lively with restaurants, high-end retail, theatres and clubs. Home to timeless heritage buildings, such as the Hudson Bay Company and will soon be the home of the beautiful glass Nordstrom's building.

Alberni Street


Fast becoming a destination for high-end retailer and trendy restaurants, Alberni Street houses luxury designer brands such as Tiffany & Co., Hermes, De Beers, Shangri-La and Escada.

'For a day in the life of' @downtownambassadors

You re-imagined, we listened. Read the full report.


Downtown Ambassadors

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Hastings West


In a modern-day evolution, the historic commerce and banking area of Vancouver's West Hastings Street has become a centre for the most prestigious of Western Canadian Retailing.