2014 OBIAA National Conference






Conference Program and Schedule


An anticipated attendance of more than 240 delegates and more than 20 exhibitors from across Ontario will provide an excellent networking and educational forum for everyone involved in this conference.

Who Should Submit 

BIA Boards of Management Market Researchers 
BIA Staff/Coordinators Consultants
BIA Committee Chairs Urban Designers & Landscape Architects
Economic Development Officials & Staff Community Financial Representatives
Municipal Planning Officials & Staff Corporate Site Location Officials
Municipal Clerks Place Makers
Downtown Revitalization Officials Public Works Representatives
Commercial/Industrial Brokers & Developers
Tourism & Event Management Representatives 

Share your Expertise 
We invite you to share your innovative ideas at the Conference by submitting proposals for presentations on topics such as:

  Community Engagement  Media and Crisis Management
Community Improvement Plans Procedural Bylaw ? Governance
Demographics Quantification
Economic Development  Business Recruitment and Training
  Filling Downtown Vacancies Revitalization 
Creative Ideas for a Small Budget  Social Media Basic and Advanced
 Grant Writing   Social Issues
Heritage and Culture Urban Design & Standards