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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.


Being a Downtown Van member means being a member of a strong, thriving business community.

Can I become a member?

Is your business or property located within Downtown Van’s boundaries? Are you a class 5 or 6 business or property owner? Great! You’re eligible for a FREE membership. Activate your membership with us and enjoy all the perks we offer.

Sorry, home-based businesses, food trucks, buskers and anyone who doesn’t contribute to our levy, this free membership is not for you. Get in touch with us to get info about our affiliated membership.

Membership Has its Perks!

From educational roundtables and networking socials to morning workshops and marketing opportunities, our membership has something for everyone.




Connect with your fellow Downtown Van colleagues through Libations, social gatherings, roundtable talks, lunch and learns, and other member-exclusive events. Check out some upcoming Downtown Van events!

Marketing Opportunities

Let us do a little social marketing for you. From our monthly member newsletter to our ever-growing TikTok, we can show you some digital love.

Reports and Roundtables

Want to stay ahead of the curve and learn about the latest downtown trends? From economic recovery, community safety, dining and retail data and public art, becoming a member gets you early access to reports and educational roundtables.



We are here to use our voice to advocate for the business community on a range of economic, social and environmental issues. Share with us what keeps you up at night so we can help!

Member to Member Discounts

Get discounts and access to special offers provided to you by your fellow members. Accessible only to active members via the member portal.

Grants and Initiatives

Get information about our grants and initiatives you can be part of.


See you at the next event!

Once you’ve activated your membership, we’ll be inviting you to our members-only events. Don’t worry, you can bring a guest. Below are a few snaps from our latest events.


Start your (totally free) membership now to access business and community-focused workshops, resources, lunch and learns and more. That’s right. Free lunch.

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