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The Board and Management Team is dedicated to working together to create a vibrant Downtown Yonge neighbourhood.



The Downtown Yonge BIA was formed on June 26, 2001 and has evolved since then to offer a variety of services to the Downtown Yonge community.



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For all enquiries, please contact:
Phone: (416) 597-0255
Email: bia@downtownyonge.com

Job Opportunities

The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area is a not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to advocate for a Downtown Yonge street neighbourhood that is diverse, connected and offers a range of unique and vibrant urban experiences. The organization supports this mandate with events, research, planning and development, cleanliness and safety and marketing and engagement initiatives.

Preparation of Events - Downtown Yonge B.I.A.

March 7, 2017

The main objective of this RFP is to attract Proposals from qualified marketing agencies and design agencies to provide creative services for event marketing collateral.

Respondents are requested to include the following components in their submissions.

1. A narrative showing the agency’s keen understanding and interests in BIAs and DYBIA.
2. A description of how the agency will provide service and cost for the services. This should include approximate design hours, number of drafts and revisions; and any potential additional expenses related to providing the services.
3. Timeline for the projects indicating key milestones.
4. Sample creative works to demonstrate ability to do an integrated marketing campaign.
5. A company brief and background on key staff members to be engaged in the project.
6. Three or more references
Proposals must be received in the Downtown Yonge office by 5pm on March 27.
Submit one (1) electronic copy of your proposal to: Events and Partnership Manager Cheryll Diego at cdiego@downtownyonge.com
Please note that Proposals will not be considered unless:


Artist Call for Banner Design
Theme: Yonge Street celebrates Canada 150
Submission Deadline: April 7

As Canada marks its 150 years, Downtown Yonge BIA (DYBIA) will join the celebration with the banners reflecting Yonge Streets’ past, present and future. DYBIA would like to make a call to artists and submit design proposals that captures Yonge Street’s culture, trade, identity, and people.

Design considerations:

Design should conform to the following conditions:
On Yonge Street
  •  Size of the banner – 36” wide x 72” high
  • Double banners + Double sided. (The banners are installed in pairs - The design can flow between the two banners
  • 20% of the banner is allotted for DYBIA logo or member logo who is willing to sponsor the printing

On Side Street

  • Yonge Street banner design is translated to a single banner.
  • Size of the banner – 29” wide x 61” high
  • 20% of the banner is allotted for DYBIA logo or member logo
See the attached document for grommet and sleeve notes

How to submit your designs:

  1. Create a one page bio of artist, previous engagements in public arts program and references
  2. Send an image file of the design in jpg or pdf format without the artists name on it.

Where and When to submit:

 Download: Please review all RFP submission guidelines, rules, terms and conditions


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