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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge with gratitude that this work takes place on the traditional lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

You’re invited to the release of our annual State of Downtown report.

Our panel of industry specialists will share their insights and expertise on how Downtown Vancouver fared during the past year, as well as their outlook for the future.


Geoff Teoli, Film Commissioner, City of Vancouver

Nate Sabine, Director of Business Development, Blueprint

Board President, Music BC

Board Member, Downtown Van

Jill Tipping, President and CEO, BC Tech


Jane Talbot, Interim President & CEO, Downtown Van


Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Location: Hotel Georgia, Spanish Ballroom

Time: 3:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Registration and networking: 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Introduction & Presentation: 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

This presentation is an overview of the State of Downtown report key findings, presented by Sean Bailey, Research Analyst, Downtown Van.

Panel discussion: 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

Audience Q&A: 5:15 PM – 5:30 PM

The audience questions will be submitted via Slido.

Networking: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

State of Downtown Report

A free hardcopy of the report will be available at the event and digital copies will be available for download immediately following (webpage coming soon). The State of Downtown report includes data from various sectors of the downtown economy in the year 2022.


To be added to the waitlist, please email

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