Georgian College Connecting Students to Businesses

Description: Georgian College students are enthusiastic, open minded and full of the latest knowledge in […]

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2020 Noëlla Tree Lot

Date & Time Saturday, November 28th, 11 am-3 pm Saturday, December 5th, 11 am-3 pm […]

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2020 Noella Festival Social Media Kit

Date November 16th – December 31st, 2020 Description This year’s Noella Festival begins on Monday, […]

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Complete Your Taxes Like a Pro

Description: Everyone in Single File! If you have tax-related questions, here is your chance to […]

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Economic Recovery Consultations

Date: Wednesday, November 18th OR Thursday, November 19th Time: 10:00am Description: The needs and challenges […]

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2020 Noella Festival – Window Decorating Contest

Noella Festival – Window Decorating Contest Description NEW in 2020 ~ We’ve partnered with Corus […]

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Register now for Holly Days!

Date November 16th – December 16th Description Holly Days is on its way back and […]

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Open Air Dunlop: What You Need To Know

Attention BIA Members! 🍂  🍁  Pedestrianization of Dunlop Street East is coming with OPEN AIR […]

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Dunlop Streetscape Info Session (September 10, 2020)

Date Thursday, September 10, 2020 Time 1:00pm Zoom Meeting Details Zoom public link (CLICK TO […]

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🎉  We Dig Downtown Contest 🎉 Once again, we are encouraging the public to come […]

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Digital Main Street Grants: Apply Today!

Description “Applying for the Digital Main Street grant is a MUST for the survival and […]

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Business in the Park

City invites businesses to submit proposals for Business in the Parks Pilot Program Tuesday, August […]

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Music @ Meridian Place

Music @ Meridian Place! 🎶  🎵  Summer in the city with some good music! 🎶  […]

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Coming Soon: Beautification Coordinators

Description The Downtown Barrie (BIA) will be bringing Beautification Coordinators on board who will be […]

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Dunlop Street Pilot Project

Description Pedestrianization of Dunlop Street East is coming with the Dunlop Street pilot project! Here’s […]

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HeyLocal! Sign Up Today!

Description Whether you’d been planning to get online some day but never found time, or […]

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Summer Saturdays at Meridian Place: We want to share your stuff!

Description BIA staff have been setting up their tent at Meridian Place each Saturday this […]

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BIA Members: Tell Us Your Story

Description Greetings to all you awesome downtowners, The best way to tell a story is […]

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Katie Green @ Meridian Place

Date Saturday, August 1st, 2020 Description The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) has been setting […]

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Summer In the City Social Media Kit

Description While we continue to navigate through these unprecedented times, one thing remains constant – […]

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#BarrieTogether Recover Kits

Description The #BarrieTogether Recovery Kit is a set of tools to support your business with […]

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Commercial Leasing Info Session Recording

Description On Thursday, July 16th, Janice Mumberson and Cassandra Ironside of Barriston LLP held an […]

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Barrie Fire Wants to Work With You!

Description The Barrie Fire Department has started planning for Fire Prevention Week (October 4 – […]

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Commercial Leasing Info Session – Tips & Traps Including Rent Relief

Date Thursday, July 16th, 2020 Time 4:00pm – 5:00pm Description The laws affecting commercial leases […]

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Start Selling Online with a FREE Custom Site

Description The Small Business Centre and the City of Barrie have teamed up with Digital […]

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Face Coverings Required Indoors as of July 13th, 2020

Description As of Monday, July 13, 2020, when you enter into a public indoor space […]

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Digital Main Street Expansion

Description Great news! OBIAA partners on Digital Main Street Ontario expansion with investments from the […]

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Welcome the BIA’s New Board & Executive Team!

The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) is pleased to announce the ratification of the six […]

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Dunlop Streetscape Info Session (June 3, 2020)

Date Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Time 1:00pm Zoom Meeting Details Zoom public link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84369777852?pwd=NGljZ2RBZ0dzdDNuZjBzcVArWUxTQT09 Password: […]

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City of Barrie Staff Report: Pedestrianizing Dunlop St E

Description The Legislative and Court Services Department is advising you that Staff Report ECD008-20 concerning […]

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Return-To-Work PPE Kits for BIA Members

The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) is facilitating the organization of 50 Return-To-Work Personal Protection […]

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Safe Service Training Recap

Description In partnership with Tourism Barrie and the Small Business Centre, the Downtown Barrie Business […]

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Pedestrianizing Dunlop St E: We Want Your Input

Description You are a member of the Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) and your opinion […]

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Dunlop Street Becomes Loading Only Zones for Curbside Pickup

Description On Tuesday, May 12, the City of Barrie designated all on-street parking spaces along […]

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COVID-19 Recovery Process Consultations

Deadline Tuesday, May 19th Description The City of Barrie will be consulting with the Downtown […]

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Save The Date: Food Safety & Safe Service Training

Date Tuesday, May 19th Times 10am: Safe Service Training&1pm: Food Safety Training Description In partnership […]

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Downtown Barrie (BIA) Board By-Election Update

Description On Thursday, April 30th, the Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) Board of Management passed […]

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Xcelerate Challenge 2020

Deadline May 18th, 2020 at 11:59pm EST Description Unprecedented times call for community solutions. We […]

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Ladies’ Day + Date Night in Downtown Barrie

Date 3rd Thursday of the month from April until August, 2020 Location Various locations throughout […]

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1st Ladies’ Day + Date Night – Postponed

We have decided to be responsible, cautious and prudent.  The first Ladies’ Days event will […]

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Doors Open Simcoe County Participants Wanted!

Date Saturday, September 26th, 2020 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM Description Doors Open is a chance […]

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Songwriter Series Returns!

Dates Monday, March 16th Time Doors open at 6:30am Location Donaleighs Irish Public House – […]

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Dragons’ Den Season 15 Auditions!

Date Thursday, March 26th, 2020 Time 10:00am – 5:00pm Location Georgian College, N Building, Room […]

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Ladies’ Day + Date Night in Downtown Barrie

Date 3rd Thursday of the month from April until August, 2020 Location Various locations throughout […]

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Meet the BIA’s New Executive Director!

Date Monday, March 9th, 2020 Time 11:30am – 2:00pm Location Sandbox Centre24 Maple Avenue Description […]

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Open Mic @ Lazy Tulip!

Date Friday, February 28th Time 6:30pm Location Lazy Tulip Cafe29 Maple Avenue Description Fierté Simcoe […]

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Barrie’s Poet Laureate at Homestead Artisan Bakery!

Date Friday, February 28th Time 7:00pm Location Homestead Artisan Bakery80 Dunlop Street East Description On […]

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Downtown Barrie (BIA) Board of Management: 2020 By-Election Statement

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 BIA BY-ELECTION STATEMENT TO OUR MEMBERSHIP At Last Meeting, BIA Staff, […]

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Downtown Barrie (BIA) Board By-Election: Legal Memorandum

The Downtown Barrie BIA recently conducted an election as required pursuant to its Constitution and […]

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Barrie Film Fest’s Reel Stories 2020

Dates Thursday, February 20th & Sunday, February 23rd Location Uptown Theatre55 Dunlop Street West Description […]

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