2023 Annual BIA Conference
April 16-19, 2023
Speakers & Workshops
An anticipated attendance of more than 200 delegates and 20+ exhibitors from across Ontario will provide an excellent networking and educational forum for everyone at Conference!
OBIAA is pleased to present our Keynote Speakers this year!
Read their bios below and stay tuned for more:
Paul will be presenting a keynote at the
Monday morning breakfast.
Jeff will be presenting a keynote at the
Tuesday morning breakfast.
Melissa will be presenting a masterclass after the
We continue to honour the four pillars of Downtown Revitalization with four streams to the Conference:
Marketing & Promotions
Leadership & Management
We invite you to share your innovative ideas at the Conference by submitting proposals for presentations on topics such as:
Media and Crisis Management
Community Improvement Plans
Procedural Bylaw – Governance
Business Recruitment and Training
Filling Downtown Vacancies
Creative Ideas for a Small Budget
Social Media Basic and Advanced
Heritage and Culture
Urban Design & Standards
BIA Boards of Management Market Researchers
BIA Staff Coordinators Consultations
BIA Committee Chairs Urban Designers & Landscape Architects
Economic Development Officials & Staff Community Financial Representatives
Municipal Planning Officials & Staff Corporate Site Location Officials
Downtown Revitalization Officials Public Works Representatives
Commercial/Industrial Brokers & Developers
Tourism & Event Management Representatives
Municipal Clerks Place Makers