2024 Annual BIA Conference

April 28 to May 1, 2024

Mississauga, ON

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Trade Show & Sponsorship

The Ontario BIA Association, Tourism Mississauga and the Streetsville BIA are proud to announce that the 2024 BIA Conference, presented by Tourism Mississauga, took place in Mississauga, Ontario and had a successful turnout!
 
We invite you to partner with us at the annual BIA Conference as a Trade Show Partner or Sponsor! Registration for the 2025 BIA Conference will open this Fall. Email [email protected] to learn more.
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OUR 2024 BIA CONFERENCE SPONSORS!

To become a sponsor please email [email protected]

OBIAA Conference Trade Show Booths

Marriott on the Falls Shipping & Receiving Information

This is a PDF download  Shipping & Receiving Regulations – MOTF

OBIAA Trade Show Application:

This is a PDF download   Download The OBIAA Trade Show Application

OBIAA – 2023 BIA Conference Exhibitor Package

This is a PDF download 2023 BIA Conference – OBIAA Exhibitor Information Package

2022 BIA Conference Trade Show Partners

This is a PDF download  2022 BIA Conference Trade Show Partners

▪ 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 Premium 10×10 Booth (ballroom) or Standard 10×10 or 8×10 booth (foyer), 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

Our 2024 Trade Show Partners!

Supplier Catalogue

The suppliers listed in our catalogue are the most recent BIA Conference Exhibitors and suppliers who are interested in working with BIAs and have a product or service to offer.

If you are a business that would like to supply goods and services to BIAs you can be a part of this web catalogue for a fee (scroll down for fees).  For more information or to be added to our Supplier Catalogue you can contact [email protected] 

Please note that a listing in this catalogue is not an OBIAA endorsement of the supplier’s services.

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

Bell is Canada’s largest communications company,1 providing advanced broadband Internet, wireless, TV, media and business communication services. Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.

Through Bell for Better, we are investing to create a better today and a better tomorrow by supporting the social and economic prosperity of our communities. This includes the Bell Let’s Talk initiative, which promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research and workplace leadership initiatives throughout the country. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell Building A, 4th Floor Verdun, Québec H3E 3B3

www.bell.ca

HEALTHCARE

CanaPHEM – The Canadian Academy for Prehospital and Emergency Medicine Inc. Based in the heart of Ontario, Canada, we stand as a distinguished organization dedicated to excellence in emergency medical services, training, and supplies.

At CanaPHEM, we believe in a holistic approach to health and safety, guided by a vision and mission that underscore our commitment to our partners.

1121 Dundas Street East Unit BB1, Whitby, ON L1N 2K4

905-493-7436 | www.canaphem.ca

At Emergent, our mission is to protect and enhance life. We develop, manufacture, and deliver protections against public health threats through a pipeline of innovative vaccines and therapeutics… We do what we do because we see the opportunity to create a better, more secure world. One where preparedness empowers protection from the threats we face. And peace of mind prevails. 

2476 Argentia Road, Suite 403, Mississauga, ON, L5N 6M1 

877-870-2726  | emergentbiosolutions.com 

Episodic disabilities in your workplace? 

Long COVID  Anxiety  Diabetes  Chronic Pain  Cancer  HIV  MS  Arthritis  Depression… 

Realize offers online courses and other resources for HR professionals, business leaders and employees addressing accommodation best practices, planning and other key issues related to episodic disabilities in the workplace.  

https://www.realizecanada.org/resources/education/

LIGHTING

Big Star Lights is Canada’s leading decorative lighting supplier, specializing in commercial-grade holiday lights and accessories that are built to withstand Ontario winters. Trusted by BIAs and municipalities all over the country, Big Star Lights offers unparalleled products and service to make lighting public spaces easy, cost-effective, and more environmentally friendly. 

161-3239 No. 6 Road, Richmond, BC, V6V 1P6

888-444-4081 | www.bigstarlights.ca

We believe that illuminations bring more than just lights 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. 

3400 14th Avenue, Unit 18, Markham ON
L3R 0H7

905-475-6553 | www.blachere-illumination.ca

For over 30 years, we have been brightening the Holiday Season for tens of thousands of highly satisfied customers.  Our clients come to us for our professional and exceptional service, a hassle-free experience and enjoy brilliant results that give their property that special something for the holidays. 

www.skedaddlelights.com

Ontario BIA’s leading supplier for Site Furniture, Holiday Displays, and Flags & Banners. 188 Ontario BIAs served, since 1977. Experts in outdoor beautification products for main streets and public spaces. Full turn-key solutions for Holiday Displays and Banner programs in the GTA, includes installation, removal, maintenance, and climate-controlled storage. Installation and maintenance of Site Furniture within driving distance from Mississauga. Contact us and find out why we are Ontario BIA’s preferred single source supplier for exterior beautification products and services.  

5959 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, ON, L4W 2K2 

905-282-8888 | www.classicdisplays.com

MARKETING & EVENTS

Supplier of Audio / Visuals, staging, mobile staging for live, and Hybrid events. 

905-238-8949 

www.3Lsound.com  

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

Step right up, Main Street business mavens! Discover the magic of live street performance with Dispatch Talent. Our troupe of jugglers, magicians, musicians, and acrobats will transform your street into a bustling hub of excitement. Let us bring the joy and wonder of the circus to your doorstep. For a spectacle that turns heads and captures hearts, visit Dispatch Talent. 

416-300-3473  | www.dispatchtalent.com

BIAs like yours are the champions of their local business scene. Ensuring your downtown is a vibrant place to live, work, and play is the reason why your staff wake up in the morning. Our goBIA team is a collaboration between a BIA Consultant, a copy writer and a Branding Expert and Website Builder. Together, we can take the pressure off of you so your digital presence is clear, impactful and resonates in the digital marketplace. 

905-320-4415 | www.gobia.ca   

Ontario Inflatables and Event Rentals is here to provide everything from inflatables, carnival games, rock walls, mechanical bulls, trackless trains, fun food machines and much more. Our Knowledgeable event planners and office staff will customize your event to fit your needs, the options are endless! 

905-699-5620 | www.ontarioinflatables.com  

Superior Events Group Inc., provides event rentals and event management. Our event rentals include, Inflatables, Rides, Games, Tents. Our Event Management Teams specializes in Street Festivals and Family Festivals. 

416-707-7651 | www.superiorevents.com  

Creative Club is an educational organization committed to making learning come alive for students in elementary and middle schools through exciting programs, parties and camps focused on LEGO® bricks and robotics. We develop and deliver engaging and interactive programs to teach students STEM and STEAM (Science Technology Engineering, Arts and Math) principles, primarily through the use of LEGO® bricks, robotics and EverBlocks®.

159 Frederick Tisdale Dr, North York, ON M3K 0B5

416-948-2610 | www.creativeclubglobal.com

We are passionate about our classy and fun handcrafted photo booths. Snaptique is a photo booth rental in Toronto. Whether you’re looking for a vintage feel or a modern theme, our photo booths and awesome props will help make your event or special occasion even more memorable for you and your guests. 

#1-2179 Dunwin Drive, Mississauga   

647-405-7938 | www.snaptique.ca

Pop49 is one of the top experiential marketing agencies in the industry, they have been bringing brands to life since 1989.

They offer a diverse range of custom event products, including large-format banners and displays, carts, promo tables, and more, all designed to create a truly unforgettable experience for your audience. They also offer custom product and graphic design services to help you bring your unique ideas to life.

They also create custom games that entertain your audience. As veteran custom game makers, they specialize in crafting branded games that will capture your audience’s attention and engage them through the power of play. And that’s just the beginning.

Their in-house capabilities, including large format printing, CNC, laser, pad printing, and 3D printing, can turn your imagination into reality with unparalleled quality and efficiency.

1011 Haultain Ct, Unit 2, Mississauga, ON, L4W 1W1

 416-238-2382 | www.pop49.com

Since 1979, D&D Party Rentals has provided customers like you with not just event rentals but also trusted service and experience in the special events industry. They take great pride in the fact that we are a family-owned and operated company. This means you can count on them to treat your event like one of our own. They will even give you an after-hours emergency contact number for peace of mind.

From tables and chairs to tents and dance floors – they have everything you need for any event you are hosting. They can also recommend caterers, decorators, florists, photographers, videographers and even a venue to hold your event.

10 Dansk Court, Unit 6, Etobicoke, ON. M9W 5T8 Canada

416-665 – 9570 | www.ddpartyrental.com

Top Shot Hockey started in 1998 with the invention of the now world-famous electronic hockey net. Since that time, we have evolved, improved, and expanded our products and services to become the premier full-service provider from idea to completion for all sizes of event services. 

www.topshotinteractive.com 

DATA & TECH 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 

888-339-3304  | environicsanalytics.com/en-ca

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

FedDev Ontario is helping to build a green, inclusive and globally competitive southern Ontario by investing in companies to innovate, expand and diversify and supporting organizations to provide business support and services in communities across the region.

 

139 Northfield Dr W #101, Waterloo, ON N2L 5A6

feddev-ontario.canada.ca

MPAC (mpac.ca, aboutmyproperty.ca, propertyline.ca) is a not-for-profit corporation funded by all Ontario municipalities. MPAC is responsible for administering a uniform, province-wide property assessment system based on current values. MPAC assesses nearly five million properties with a total value of $2.2 trillion. 

289-315-0555 | www.mpac.ca   

RETAIL

AnyCard is a gift card processor for BIAs offering a simple and easy gift card program solution. 

647-721-1440 |  www.anycard.ca 

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.  

519-859-2632 

www.miconexpartners.com/downtown-gift-cards

Driftscape is your ultimate digital exploration solution. We deliver a trusted tool that keeps visitors coming back for more! 

50 Westmount Rd N. Unit 206, Waterloo, ON 

519-943-5963 

www.driftscape.com

 

Flags Unlimited Corporation has been committed to the production of flags and banners since 1966. Since then we have grown into the company we are today and now serve all over Canada and the United States. We make over one million Canada flags every year. Not only Canada flags though… flags for every and all occasions. Flags for businesses, cottages, boats, festivals, hikers, parades and teams. Flags for clubs, cars, stadiums, adventure seekers and wedding goers. Our diverse customer base means we’ve done just about everything.

364 Saint Vincent St, Barrie, ON L4M 4A5 

705-739-4100 | www.flagsunlimited.com

Launch your next campaign or local currency powered by Hello’s proprietary platform and reloadable Prepaid Card. It’s an exclusive experience for both your local merchants, employers and citizens that only works at businesses you choose. Deploying Hello’s ‘buy local’ campaign has never been easier. Keep it simple. Hello. 

1224 Ste-Catherine W, 3rd floor, Montréal, QC H3G 1P1   

(438) 260-0055 | www.hellonetwork.ca

One Red Maple is a browser extension and mobile app to help customers find and purchase virtually any product from locally owned stores nearby. The browser extension’s unique “intercept” technology lets you shop on any Big Retail or brand website and find the exact match, or useful alternative, right in the local market.

122 Main St W Suite 2, North Bay, ON P1B 2T5

(705) 980-0655 | www.oneredmaple.com

URBAN PLANNING & DESIGN

Downtown Redevelopment Services is a downtown planning and economic development firm that specializes in providing communities with actionable and implementation strategies, serving as the necessary catalyst for downtown revitalization

303-212-2260 | www.dtredevelopment.com  

Full-service graffiti removal company providing graffiti removal and abatement programs year- round. Our specialized services include our Ever-Clean™ program with unlimited graffiti removal, Scratchiti™ and Etchiti™ removal from glass, power washing services, EverSafe™ discarded needle and bio-hazard waste removal, GraffWrap™ and a line of anti-graffiti coatings. 

1-877-684-4747 | www.goodbyegraffiti.com

Manufactured to withstand outdoor elements in public environments, we utilize multiple systems of protection and corrosion prevention to ensure product durability in both warm and cold climates. From streetscape to parkland, from hotel to office, and from retail to healthcare, we are the furniture partner of choice for architects, municipalities, institutions and commercial customers. 

330 Weber St N, Waterloo, ON, N2J 3H6 

800-268-7328 ext: 258  | www.hausersite.com

Why choose MaglinIt’s not about us…it’s about you. We exist to support the site furniture needs of professionals who create inspired public spaces. From benches and bollards to bike racks and receptacles, we strategically configure and thoughtfully customize adaptable solutions that will enhance any area. 

800-716-5506 |  www.maglin.com  

Molok® North America manufactures, sells, and services the award-winning Molok® Deep CollectionTM system: a better-looking, space-saving — and more cost-effective — way to manage reusables, recyclables, organics, and garbage.

Since debuting in Finland in 1991, Molok® containers have been chosen by governments, business owners, property managers, architects, developers, and environmental groups in 60+ countries to lower waste management costs, reclaim valuable real estate, beautify landscapes, and increase diversion rates.

Established in 1999, and headquartered in Mount Forest, Ontario, Molok® North America is proud to bring the future of waste management to Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

152 Harry Bye Blvd., – P.O. Box 693
Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada – N0G 2L0

www.molokna.com

Design-focused, sustainability-minded solutions for the built environment.

23 – 500 Fairway Rd S, Suite 166, Kitchener, ON, N2C 1X3 

888-788-7408  | www.parkst.ca 

Self-Watering Planters Urbanscape manufactures commercial planters designed to save their clients on water, labour, and fuel costs.

+1 800-439-4157 | www.urbanscapeplanters.com

Sutera is a clean, safe, and economical semi-underground waste collection system. Our units are designed for residential solid waste and recycling and are best suited for multi-family, parks, and institutional use.

 

864-720-6762 | www.sutera-inground.com

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Add your business to the list of Trade Show Exhibitors at the 2024 BIA Conference. For more information, packages and to become a sponsor email [email protected].

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