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Word on the Street

Huge opportunity for downtown businesses! Check this out! You can tap into two workshops for free!! WORD ON THE STREET is a VDA project that will follow four downtown businesses as they work with two awesome consultants. The first workshop will be held at the Esther Short Building community room. The second will be at City Hall in Council Chambers.  Please be sure to rsvp to or call 360.258.1129.



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VDA’s October First Friday Downtown

The days are a little shorter.  The nights are a little cooler. And the welcome is huge. First Friday Downtown on October 2nd has art far and wide. Take a peek! Plan your evening and enjoy friends, creativity, and good food, all in our awesome Vancouver Arts District.  It all starts with a fabulous First Friday Reception hosted by Columbia Bank.  Check it out on the HOT SHEET!


First Friday Downtown Website

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Recruitment: Downtown wants you!

As an entrepreneur (or resident or investor…), VDA knows that you have lots of options. You just want to choose a place where your employees and their families will be happy and stimulated. You want to be close to the services you need. You will look for a spot where you will be welcomed, and where you can find your favorite activities close by. Vancouver’s Downtown Association may be a tad bit biased, but we have gathered some of our thoughts about the topic. Take a look. You’ll see why we love it here in Downtown Vancouver, Washington. vda-recruitment

To download download a PDF version, click here

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Why do we love Vancouver, WA?

It’s all about balance.

Great schools, quiet open spaces, and a charming downtown balance with easy access to world class art, entertainment, cuisine and attractions without the stress and expense of big city living.

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