Oct 4

2017 NATIONAL BIA CONFERENCE – Call for Workshops and/or Speakers

2017 NATIONAL BIA CONFERENCE
Call for Workshops and/or Speakers

April 2 to 5, 2017 – Westin Prince Toronto

The Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA) is pleased to announce the 2017 National BIA Conference to be held at the Westin Prince Toronto, ON – April 2 to 5, 2017.  

The 2017 Theme is:

MEASURING THE
RETURN ON INVESTMENT OF BIAs

An anticipated attendance of more than 200 delegates and more than 20 exhibitors from across Ontario will provide an excellent networking and educational forum for everyone involved in this conference.

Please forward this Call for Workshops to any other individuals/organizations you feel could make a contribution to the conference.

Who Should Submit 
BIA Boards of Management  BIA Staff/Coordinators  BIA Committee Chairs  Economic Development Officials & Staff  Municipal Clerks  Municipal Planning Officials & Staff  Commercial/Industrial Brokers & Developers  Urban Designers & Landscape Architects  Community Financial Representatives  Corporate Site Location Officials  Market Researchers  Tourism & Event Management Representatives  Downtown Revitalization Officials  Public Works Representatives  Consultants

Share your Expertise
We invite you to share your innovative ideas at the Conference by submitting proposals for presentations on topics such as:
    Community Engagement        Media and Crisis Management
    Community Improvement Plans        Procedural Bylaw – Governance
    Demographics        Quantification
    Economic Development        Business Recruitment and Training
    Filling Downtown Vacancies        Revitalization
    Creative Ideas for a Small Budget        Social Media Basic and Advanced
    Grant Writing        Social Issues
    Heritage and Culture        Urban Design & Standards

CALL FOR SPEAKERS/WORKSHOP APPLICATION