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Ontario Business Improvement Area Association

The Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA) is a network representing and supporting BIAs across Ontario. We encourage and guide BIAs to increase their effectiveness, contribution to the economic, cultural and social well-being of communities.

OBIAA is a leader in the development and sharing of information, tools, training, resources and best practices.

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We’re now accepting applications for the new Digital Transformation and Digital Service Squad Grant programs. Click to learn more.

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Read OBIAA’s 2020 Progress Report "Building Resilience for Small Business" and watch the video to see how Digital Main Street has helped over 15,000 businesses cope with today and prepare for tomorrow. Click learn more.

Présentez votre demande dès maintenant!

Nous acceptons maintenant les demandes de subvention pour l’optimisation en matière numérique et pour la mise sur pied d’équipes de soutien personnalisé. Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus.

Return on Investment of BIAs

The Return ON Investment of BIAs Study will identify the common success factors needed by BIAs, industry and government to assess the contribution of BIAs to their communities.

Accessibility

The Accessibility Smart Businesses Project aims to identify and remove barriers to employment for persons with disabilities in communities across Ontario.

Goverment Relations

OBIAA meets annually with the Planning, Environment, Resources and Land (PERL) Provincial Deputy Ministries and Assistant Deputy Ministers encouraging understanding and recognition of the paradigms facing ‘Main Street’ Ontario.

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We would like to congratulate Brockville, Gananoque and Leeds and the Thousand Islands, North Grenville/Kemptville, Prescott and the United Counties for launching their Digital Service Squads and receiving a $127,345 Digital Main Street grant! ... See MoreSee Less

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ATTENTION all OBIAA Members. The 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on October 22nd!

For members interested in joining the board, there are currently 7 seats available. Check out the Nomination Form in the link below to apply!

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On World Tourism Day, I celebrate the $75B and millions of jobs Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries contribute to our economy. We stand behind Ontario's tourism industry & encourage you to support your local tourism businesses.
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ATTENTION all OBIAA Members. The 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on October 22nd!

For members interested in joining the board, there are currently 7 seats available.

#OntarioBIA #OntarioBusiness

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In Spencerville with MP @MikeBarrettON, @Leeds_Grenville Warden @PatrickSayeau & Kay Matthew from @OBIAA_ to announce $127,345 Digital Main Street Grant to help local businesses modernize. Great local leadership using funds from our gov’t & feds to help our economy adapt & grow!

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