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Member Spotlight – HJ WU & Company Inc. (CPA)

HJ Wu & Company Inc. (CPA) is a client-focused public practice charted professional accountant located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We speak with Founder and Executive Director, Amy Wu, MBA, CPA (ND), CPA, CGA…

World’s Tallest Passive House Project

A proposal to build the world’s tallest passive house development gained approval from City Council on September 18, 2018. The Downtown Vancouver BIA formally supported this rezoning application in a joint letter with the West…

Small Business Awards BC

The Small Business BC Awards recognizes the contributions and achievements of BC small business owners. Nominate your business or a business you love for the Small Business BC Awards from October 1st to November 30th….

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Roundtable – Digital Marketing

On September 27th, the DVBIA held a Digital Marketing Roundtable at the Terminal City Club. We were joined by three expert panelists from Hootsuite, Glacier Media, and Star Metro Vancouver, who shared their favourite digital…

Dine Out Vancouver

Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out Vancouver Festival (DOVF) is Canada’s largest annual celebration of food and drink, tantalizing taste buds of over 100,000 local and visiting food and drink enthusiasts. To our DVBIA member restaurants: now…

Lumiere

Lumiere is an annual event inspired by light and artistic expression. A series of interactive art installations light up three iconic Vancouver sites this November: English Bay Jim Deva Plaza šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square ( formerly…

Shakeout BC

On October 18th at 10:18 am, millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill. Participating in the ShakeOut drill is a great way for…

DVBIA Renewal Mandate Open House

The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association is in the process of renewing our mandate. Members are invited to attend one of a series of presentations where we will discuss our vision for the DVBIA’s upcoming…

Kobe turns 50!

Kobe Japanese Steak and Seafood House is celebrating its 50th anniversary having opened its doors to the public in September 1968. Located on 1042 Alberni Street, KOBE is a family-owned steak and seafood restaurant, located…

VIFF

From September 27 to October 12, VIFF is back with awe-inspiring films as it celebrates its 37th year.    In terms of both admissions and number of films screened, VIFF is among the five largest…

SafeWalk Service

Sometimes walking alone to your car, bus, train or taxi can be intimidating, especially at certain times of the day. The Downtown Safety Ambassadors offer a SafeWalk service to our members where safety might be…