National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

This month the DVBIA staff attended educational workshops ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th.

People of Downtown: Krista Thompson of Covenant House Vancouver

This month we had the honour of interviewing Krista Thompson, ICD.D, CEO of Covenant House Vancouver.


WRLDCTY 2021 is coming to Vancouver, and the DVBIA is pleased to offer our members a free code to attend online sessions!


This month we’re highlighting Honeybrew Strudel Bar as our Member Spotlight.

Bentall Centre Introduces Neighbourhood Patio

Bentall Centre is hosting a pop-up Neighbourhood Patio on the newly renovated plaza beside Three Bentall Centre.

Richards Street Bike Lane Launch – Free Gift Cards and MOBI discounts

To celebrate the new Richards Street bike lane’s (near) completion, HUB Cycling wants to help you explore via the Great Richards Giveaway!

People of Downtown: Lystra Sam of QmooniTi

This month, we had the honour of interviewing Lystra Sam, CEO and Chief Curator of QmooniTi.

Vancouver Mural Festival 2021

Take a look back at this year’s Vancouver Mural Festival in downtown Vancouver.

Plastic Reduction Program by Ocean Wise

Are you a downtown Vancouver restaurant or foodservice business that wants to reduce unnecessary plastic waste?

DVBIA’s 2021 AGM

This year’s virtual AGM is open to voting members with an active membership.

DVBIA Launches Community Safety Outreach Team

Creating an Outreach Team within the DVBIA is an idea that formed after seeing the positive interactions between the Community Safety Team and vulnerable populations on the street.

Hub Cycling Brings ‘Bike to Shop’ Back to Downtown Van

We are partnering with HUB Cycling to bring Bike to Shop to downtown Vancouver!