Blog and Publications

tech boom
October 21, 2019

Tech Boom

The Downtown Business Association releases a report outlining how the core could become Canada’s next big tech hub.

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marriott
October 21, 2019

Hot Spot

From mobile bookings to valet parking, how tech is improving the guest experience and operations at JW Marriott Edmonton.

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downtown amenities
October 21, 2019

Physical Attraction

A snapshot of spaces and amenities needed Downtown to grow tech Downtown and attract businesses.

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elevator pitch
October 21, 2019

Elevator Pitch

How Fouad El-Masri is using technology to help marketers better measure out-of-home advertising.

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Brussel Sprouts Harvest Fest Villa Bistro

Just in time for autumn, this recipe tastes nothing like your momma’s brussels sprouts.

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Harvest Fest Pumpkin Soup Marc
September 26, 2019

The Marc Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Easy to make, easy to eat and full of flavour, soup is a fall staple in any kitchen.

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name game - klondike days
May 23, 2019

The Name Game

It was a decision that divided Edmonton in two - the name of Edmonton’s 10 day summer exhibition.

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taste of edmonton
July 19, 2019

Taste of Edmonton Review

The DBA office heads out to Taste of Edmonton to find the best dishes of the festival.

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suit up
May 23, 2019

Strong Suit

The new season is here and your office wear is ready for a major refresh. Here’s how to suit up.

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summer sun patio tips
May 23, 2019

Here Comes the Sun

High five, you’ve received your patio license, but do you have a plan to maximize your profits?

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public art pichiavo mural
May 23, 2019

Art Walk

With Downtown streets awash with colorful murals and stunning public art, now has never been a better time to appreciate art.

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panhandling and kindness
May 23, 2019

An Act of Kindness

Advice for owners and workers on how to respond to panhandling at your place of business.

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the quarters neighbourhood

Here are a few projects coming to the 40-hectare neighbourhood, the Quarters.

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sysco behind the scenes

Sysco and the DBA went behind the scenes and into four kitchens to see the head chefs prepare tasty creations.

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The Favourite
February 26, 2019

The Favourite

We asked three Downtowners to tell us their dish out their best-loved plates.

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Table Reservations
February 26, 2019

Table Reservations

In the early 19th century, when ­Edmonton’s businesses community gathered for special occasions, it was at the Corona Hotel

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Lunch and Learn
February 26, 2019

Lunch and Learn

Seven rules to a successful business lunch that everyone should know.

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Let’s Do Brunch
February 26, 2019

Let’s Do Brunch

Looking for brunch in Downtown Edmonton? There’s something for everyone from wait-worthy waffles to live entertainment.

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How to Make the Most of Downtown Dining Week

March brings even more excuses to eat out with the return of Downtown Dining Week. Done right, you can explore plenty of rest

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Downtown Dining Week Cookbook Roundup

The Downtown Business Association has collaborated with Audreys Books and curated a selection of must-have cookbooks.

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