Become a

BIA Member

WHAT IS THE 17TH AVE RED BIA?

The 17th Ave RED BIA is governed by the Municipal Government Act and is completely funded by a municipal levy remunerated by the commercial business tenants and property owners within the BIA’s boundaries. We are accountable to the membership and are required to audit all funds each year on behalf of the membership which is governed by peer nominated business members within our business improvement area. For more information about the BIA and Resources please CLICK HERE

ON BEHALF OF 17TH AVE BUSINESSES THE BIA WILL ...

Advocate for our membership on issues such as social disorder, vandalism, law & bylaw enforcement, property tax policy, parking initiatives, public realm concerns (construction) and beautification.

Promote & Market using measurable data to refine and engage the BIA’s core audience through digital marketing & DM retargeting, traditional media and fresh content via our social networks.

Network & Build Community forging new partnerships are a must for our BIA to create resiliency for our community. This past year saw a number of community events and a safety open house that will work towards the overall advancement and health of our district.

Develop & Beautify Public Realm, ensuring that the district is a safe, enjoyable and vibrant area to visit whether one lives or works in the area, or is simply visiting. Making our space, not only aesthetically pleasing but functional as well.

17TH AVE RED MEMBERSHIP

When you register your business with the 17th Ave RED BIA and become part of our
membership, you will have access to our network of about 55,000 subscribers and the following
services:

  • Participation in 17th Ave Events and Festivals.
  • Ongoing promotion across all 17th Ave digital channels including our website
    and social media channels.
  • Networking events and workshops created for businesses in our area.
  • Advocacy on topics such as Property Tax, Law & Bylaw Enforcement, Public
    Realm Concerns, Social Disorder and more.
  • A voice in the development and beautification of 17th Ave as it continues to be
    one of Calgary’s most enjoyable and vibrant districts.

becoming a member

Interested in becoming a member of the 17th Ave RED BIA? Click the button below and fill out
the form. If you have any questions regarding membership, contact us at [email protected]