2023 Annual BIA Conference
April 16-19, 2023
Trade Show & Sponsorship
Participation – Network with Conference delegates from BIAs across the province in-person!
Booth Display Space – Strategically located booths allow for maximum traffic flow and visibility
Hours – Over 20 hours of exhibit time with dedicated trade show hour(s) & opening reception
Distribution of Promotional Materials – Promo item or brochure can be included in delegate swag bag. Advertising space is available in the BIA Conference printed program at an additional cost
Conference Registration – Each Booth Registration includes one (1) Full Conference Registration, a Standard 10×10 Booth, Exposure to 150+ delegates over a 3-day period in person and includes meals for one exhibitor per day: Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks for Monday & Tuesday (registration does not include the Gala)
Why Attend – As a trade show vendor, you are given the opportunity to talk directly with the delegates and offer your services within established boundaries. We strongly discourage exhibitors from attending as delegates and encourage you to join our trade show!
Variety & Range – Various sponsorship packages to choose from – find one that fits your needs!
Customization – Don’t see a package you love? OBIAA will work with you to build the right one!
Partnership – OBIAA strives to build lasting, two-way relationships with all sponsors
Participation – Sponsorship packages include on-site networking opportunities
Distribution of Promotional Materials – Promo item or brochure can be included in delegate swag bag
Logo Exposure – Listing on OBIAA website, in Conference Program, in the Conference script, and on OBIAA’s social media
Looking for other ways to partner with OBIAA?
See below for advertising options and contact us today!
Thank you to our 2022 Trade Show Partners!
URBAN PLANNING & DESIGN
Classic Displays is a family owned and operated, Canadian company that has been providing Ontario BIAs with high quality innovative beautification products and services from our three divisions: site furniture, flags, banners, and Christmas/holiday displays.
5959 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, ON, L4W 2K2
905-282-8888 | www.classicdisplays.com
We believe that illuminations bring more than just light to urban areas and living spaces. We believe in their power to amaze, to enlighten and to create fairy tales. The way we design and develop our illuminations incorporates those qualities in every detail. We are committed to producing items of quality whilst doing our utmost to protect both the environment and humanity.
30 Lanebrook Cres. Richmond Hill, ON, L4S 1X3
905-475-6553 | www.blachere-illumination.ca
Big Star Lights is a Canadian Christmas light supplier that offers highly efficient commercial-grade LED products that are built to withstand Canadian winters. Based in Vancouver, BSL will keep your municipality looking bright all season long and for years to come.
17700 River Road , Richmond, BC, V6V 1L9
1-888-444-4081 | www.bigstarlights.ca
Cyclone Lighting, an Acuity Brands company, was founded in 1999 and designs, develops, and manufactures outdoor luminaires and accessories in its production facility located north of Montreal. From its inception, Cyclone has followed a philosophy that excels in quality, performance, and durability.
Established in 1949, Hauser is a leading designer and manufacturer of custom furniture solutions and we provide a broad catalogue of high quality outdoor furnishings and commercial amenities. Serving the architectural and design community and customers throughout the world our products are manufactured to exceed the requirements for extended use in a wide range of environments.
330 Weber St N, Waterloo, ON, N2J 3H6
519-747-1138 | www.hausersite.com
Street Graffiti Solutions is the leader in street branding and beautification. Our patented anti-stick, anti-graffiti Bella Wrap does double duty as a low cost, high impact place making solution and as a street refresh that gets noticed. Bella Wrap has been brightening BIAs and downtown main streets throughout North America for 12 years.
34 Eglington Avenue West, Suite 176, Toronto, ON, M4R 2H6
416-571-7346 | www.streetgraffitisolutions.com
Design-focused, sustainability minded solutions for the built environment.
23 – 500 Fairway Rd S, Suite 166, Kitchener, ON, N2C 1X3
519-589-5157 | www.parkst.ca
Manufacturer and distributor of commercial mobile outdoor street patios, bump-outs and sidewalk rail systems. Transforming your business into outdoor space increases seating and attracts more customers.
67 Atwater Cresent, Hamilton, ON, L9C 2E8
905-578-4141 | www.streetpatios.ca
ABC Recreation designs, builds, and maintains innovative commercial playgrounds, splash pads, and outdoor spaces for communities across Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada. We have been a trusted partner for schools, municipalities, landscape architects, campgrounds and childcare centres for 30 years.
65 Curtis Ave N, Paris, ON, N3L 3W1
1-800-267-5753 | www.abcrecreation.com
Goodbye Graffiti™ has multiple locations across North America, currently servicing over 75 cities; the sole focus of Goodbye Graffiti has been & still is graffiti removal, abatement, & customer service. We have created our own specialized & professional graffiti removal vehicles, as well as our own graffiti management data system, & GR Products.
1-877-684-4747 | www.goodbyegraffiti.com
MARKETING & EVENTS
Digital Main Street is an online platform and service that helps brick-and-mortar businesses adopt digital tools and technologies. The Ontario initiative builds on the Toronto-based program and expands across the province. It adds the Digital Transformation Grants program, the Digital Service Squad Grants and program, and free digital skills webinars.
92 Lakeshore Road East, Suite 201, Mississauga, ON L5G 4S2
905-271-7222 | www.obiaa.com
Dastronaut specializes in Marketing, Promotions, Branding, Social, Digital, Design, Special Events Planning, and more. Dastronaut supplies BIAs with the support, tools and resources needed to amplify and enhance their current day-to-day operations and long-term objectives.
355 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON, M5V 2L1
647-581-8915 | dastronaut.com/
Supplier of Audio / Visuals, staging, mobile staging for live, and Hybrid events.
Dispatch Talent delivers entertainment. Our variety performers have worked with many BIA’s to help make main street the main event. We have jugglers, magicians, circus and buskers of all types.
416-300-3473 | www.dispatchtalent.com
ShopLocal2Win is a marketing consultancy devoted to the well-being of Main Streets. Our turnkey marketing program encourages people to think local first and support local businesses. To date we’ve redirected over $1million dollars to brick and mortar stores in communities across Canada.
647-238-6864 | www.shoplocal2win.com
canaPHEM is your one-stop shop for ALL of your health and safety needs. Our Health and Safety services include the formulation, implementation, and inspection of workplace policies as well as on-site paramedic services for events, worksites, and Covid-19 testing.
1121 Dundas Street E, Unit BB1, Whitby, ON, L1N 2K4
905-493-7436 | www.canaphem.ca
St. John Ambulance is an international humanitarian organization and foundation of the Order of St. John. As Canada’s standard for excellence in first aid and CPR services, St. John Ambulance offers innovative programs to ensure Canadians receive only the highest quality training.
400-1900 City Park Dr. Ottawa, ON K1J1A3
613-801-4154 | www.reactandreverse.ca
At Emergent, we develop, manufacture, and deliver protections against public health threats through a pipeline comprising of innovative vaccines and therapeutics worldwide. For over 20 years, we’ve been at work defending people from things we hope will never happen—so that we’re prepared, just in case they ever do.
2476 Argentia Road, Suite 403, Mississauga, ON, L5N 6M1
416-648-9235 | emergentbiosolutions.com
LOVE DOWNTOWN. GIFT DOWNTOWN. Lock in spend, drive foot traffic and stimulate economic activity with your own Downtown Gift Card program. The act of giving a ‘local’ gift card is the ultimate endorsement of your community. It encourages advocacy, increases participation and shines a light on everything that place has to offer while diverting more local spending into your downtown or main street.
+441-73-84-44376 | miconexpartners.com/downtown-gift-cards
Our Neighbourhood e-Gift Card is a multi-store electronic gift card that can be purchased online, sent by email or text message, and used at participating merchant locations. A great way to encourage more spend in your neighbourhood and encourage community involvement.
416-505-6674 | www.anycard.ca
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Environics Analytics (EA) is the premier marketing and analytical services company in Canada, helping thousands of customers across every industry sector turn data and analytics into strategy, insights, and results.
33 Bloor Street East, Suite 400 Toronto, ON, M4W 3H1
905-995-3414 | environicsanalytics.com/en-ca
TrackTik was founded in 2013 and quickly established itself as a market leader with the mission to seamlessly connect humans, workflows, and systems to deliver a better way of working to the desk-less workforce through relentless innovation and leading-edge software.
1-888-454-5606 | tracktik.com
IDA Canada, a national coalition of the International Downtown Association, represents organizations across the country that manage Canada’s business districts, making them vital places in the nation’s identity and key centres of economic wealth.
1275 K Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005
202-383-6801 | downtown.org/ida-canada/