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MEDIA ROOM

The DVBIA in the news

Whether we’re hitting the headlines or making the news, the DVBIA is often featured throughout various channels. Below you’ll find a list of our most recent news appearances and press releases.

For more information, or to arrange an interview with DVBIA’s President & CEO Nolan Marshall III, call Heather Mckenzie-Beck, Marketing & Communications Senior Manager at 604-616-0933, or email heather@dtvan.ca


Latest DVBIA News Hits

  • June 9, 2021 – News 1130 – Stretch of Vancouver’s Granville Street Getting Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover – Article
  • June 18, 2021 – Vancouver Sun – Conversations that Matter: Can Granville Street be Reimagined? – Article
  • July 6, 2021 – Business in Vancouver – Granville Street Poised for Business Rebirth – Article
  • July 31, 2021 – Global News – Granville Strip Becomes Pedestrian Promenade – Article
  • Aug 5, 2021 – Vancouver is Awesome – DVBIA Expands Community Safety Group With Outreach Team – Article
  • Aug 19, 2021 – News 1130 – BC Lions’ Return to Vancouver Good News for Businesses, City – Article
  • Aug 24, 2021 – Business in Vancouver – Nolan Marshall III, the New DVBIA Leader – Article
  • Sept 2, 2021 – Daily Hive – VMF Takes Over Granville Promenade for Encore Celebration – Article

DVBIA Media Releases

  • May 13, 2021 – The DVBIA’s 2020 State of Downtown is released which highlights the impacts of COVID-19, and the response by various sectors and levels of government. (Download)
  • April 15, 2021 – The DVBIA partners with Environics Analytics to showcase new data that highlights the impacts of COVID-19 on visits to the downtown core. (Download)
  • February 24, 2021 – DVBIA launches Bright Downtown, an outdoor projection-mapping activation. (Download)
  • February 5, 2021 – DVBIA launches the Poetry Phone, a free hotline featuring poems from local writers. (Download)
  • November 19, 2020 – DVBIA launches its latest laneway transformation, snékwem lane (Download)
  • June 18, 2019 – DVBIA releases inaugural State of Downtown report  (Download)
  • July 24, 2018 – DVBIA set to launch latest lane-way transformation (Download
  • June 11, 2018 – DVBIA announces support for Temporary Modular Housing Units (Download)
  • May 10, 2018 – DVBIA supports the establishment of safe consumption sites (Download)
  • February 15, 2018 – DVBIA First BIA to sign on for green energy with Bullfrog Power® (Download)
  • September 22, 2017 – International Award for Reimagined Laneway Project (Download)
  • August 22, 2017 – $65,000 in Kickstarter Pledges Bring Vancouver’s Ackery’s Alley to Life (Download)
  • September 16, 2016 – DVBIA Supports Mayors’ Council Phase 1 Transportation Plan (Download)
  • September 13, 2016 – Vancouver Laneway is More Awesome Now (Download)
  • November 5, 2015 – Downtown Vancouver Reimaged for 2040 (Download)
  • October 26, 2015 – Downtown Vancouver Will Light up 2016 (Download)
  • October 14, 2015 – DVBIA Supports City Plan to Remove Viaducts. (Download)
  • June 10, 2015 – DVBIA Asks City to Close Marijuana Shops. (Download)
  • June 13, 2014 – Downtown Vancouver BIA Supports Mayors’ Council 30-Year Strategy (Download)