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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.

  • News
    DVBIA in the News: August 2017

    New initiatives and placemaking projects featured on CTV News and in the Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Magazine, Vancouver Courier and Articulate.

  • Info
    Downtown Awards Nominations

    The Downtown Appreciation Awards acknowledge individuals and organizations that are making or have made a significant contribution to Downtown.

  • Event
    The 36th Annual VIFF

    The 36th Annual VIFF will present films, talks, workshops and events that will bring audiences and creators together to celebrate, discuss and discover.

  • Event
    Inspiring Words In Vancouver

    DVBIA-sponsored Word Vancouver is an inspiring festival and a celebration of reading and writing and community.

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    Intangible at Bill Reid Gallery

    An eclectic exhibition featuring six unique, discipline-spanning contemporary First Nations artists, influenced by traditional and modern elements.


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.