• Event
    Coming soon: AGM 2018!

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

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    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.


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.