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The suppliers listed in our catalogue are the 2023 BIA Conference Exhibitors and our OBIAA Members. To be added to our Supplier Catalogue, please contact [email protected]
Please note that a listing in this catalogue is not an OBIAA endorsement of the supplier’s services.
URBAN PLANNING & DESIGN
Downtown Decorations provides Commercial Christmas Decorations & Holiday Décor as well as light pole banners for cities and shopping centers.
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 Maglin? It’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
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
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
FedDev Ontario delivers programs and services to support innovation and economic growth in southern Ontario—Canada’s most populous region. FedDev Ontario delivers programming to help grow businesses, cultivate partnerships and build stronger communities.
226-751-3152 | 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
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
MARKETING & EVENTS
Supplier of Audio / Visuals, staging, mobile staging for live, and Hybrid events.
AVA Animation and Visual Arts Inc is an animation studio that specializes in projection mapping at an International level. A creative team that thrives on creating exceptional visual solutions, transforming products and events into extraordinary visual experiences with technology, creativity and emotion.
647-686-7713 | www.avainmotion.com
Ballinran Entertainment is a film, television and digital media studio based in Stratford, Ontario. Established in 1995, we have built our reputation on illuminating extraordinary stories. We produce documentaries and series for Canadian and international broadcasters. We embrace the latest technological innovations to create visual content for AR/VR, holography, projection mapping, digital video and social media.
356 Ontario Street, Suite 302
Stratford ON N5A 7X6
416-804-4425 | www.ballinran.com
Festival and Event installations and Retail Stores with LEGO and Everblocks – Giant Multi-coloured Blocks – To create Chairs, Tables, Bars, Lounges, Retail Shelving, and Fun Play for the Kids at Events.
416-948-2610 | www.brickthroughevents.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
We Deliver Entertainment Our cherry-picked premier entertainers elevate events throughout Ontario. Our promise is simple: no matter if your event is big or small – we got the best match for you. We’ve worked with Ontario BIAs from Timmins to Niagara Falls, and from Prescott to Windsor. We help make Main Street the main event!
416-300-3473 | www.dispatchtalent.com
We are Canada’s National Operator for all things GellyBall, the fastest growing, family friendly blaster entertainment in the world.
519-381-0359 | gellyball.ca
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
Elevating the arts community by supporting passionate clients and partners alike to execute their creative visions.
519-859-9417 | www.prevailmg.com
Safeguard Perimeter is an Event provider of Temporary Perimeter Security Fencing and HVM products for sale or rent. We carry a wide range of temporary fence and pedestrian barricades that can be shipped directly to site or to site with installers.
416-668-5688 | www.safeguardperimeter.ca
A GUARANTEED WIN FOR YOUR MEMBERS! This turnkey marketing program helps BIAs incentivize their community to shop and spend more, try new places and think local first. ShopLocal2Win permanently changes local shopping behaviour and was the winner of 2021 Future of Retail competition for the measurable impact of redirecting over $3,000,000 to local businesses since 2020.
AnyCard is a gift card processor for BIAs offering a simple and easy gift card program solution.
647-721-1440 | www.anycard.ca
Miconex works with business communities in Canada, the USA, the UK and Ireland to help drive local spend. In Canada, Miconex’s Downtown Gift Card concept is a tried and tested local currency program transforming communities. Downtown Gift Cards work through the Visa network to create a state-of-the-art gift card program, locking dollars within a specified BIA boundary.
The new way to incentivize and promote your BIA, Downtown or neighbourhood. Launch your next “buy local” campaign or local currency powered by Hello’s proprietary platform and reloadable Visa* 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 Sainte Catherine Ouest, Montréal, QC, Canada, H3G 1P1
416-726-0035 | www.hellonetwork.ca
DATA & TECH SERVICES
ALCiT helps Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) become and stay cyber secure.
647-417-0900 | www.alcit.com
District360 is an app created exclusively for downtown districts. Built on the powerful Salesforce platform, District360 brings all of your property, business, and stakeholder contact information into one system giving you and your team a complete picture of all aspects of your district.
202-468-7589 | www.district-360.com
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
The STL Lighting Group is a full-service, leading solution supplier of architectural lighting and controls for the Greater Toronto Area and is represented by All About Lighting (AAL) in Southwestern Ontario. Whether you are a BIA Member, Lighting Designer, Professional Engineer, Architect, Interior Designer or Contractor, the STL Lighting Group will strive to be your lighting partner of choice.
80 West Beaver Creek, Unit 7, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 1H3
416-604-8020 | 519-588-3996
At Blachere, 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. We are committed to producing items of quality whilst doing our utmost to protect both the environment and humanity. Goodwill and an ethical approach are at the heart of our company’s beliefs and can be found in all of our projects worldwide.
905-475-6553 | www.blachere-illumination.ca
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
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.
Dekra-Lite Canada specializes in commercial Christmas decorations for malls, retailers, shopping centres, cities, municipalities, towns, BIAs, BIZs, and entertainment venues. We’ve created and brought to market the best quality, commercial-grade decorations that you can’t find at any big box retailers.
604-683-5483 | www.dekralite.com
Formed in 2008, Evluma is committed to developing affordable, long-lasting and environmentally low-impact LED lighting solutions that fundamentally change the landscape of the outdoor utility lighting market. Evluma’s high standard of customer service plus its background in innovative lighting technologies and software cooperatively influence the design of its utility-grade products. Evluma is located in Renton, WA, USA.