Through its leadership in advocacy, infrastructure, development and promotion, the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association works to ensure that downtown Windsor is the preferred place to work, visit and live. The association exists to effectively represent the interests of its member sectors as they relate to the economic, political and social vitality of the downtown business district.

The DWBIA plays an active role in the implementation of the 1995 City Centre Revitalization Study. It also facilitates dialogue and activity among key stakeholders, including the City’s various departments, member businesses, other government agencies, the arts and culture community and the general public.


Downtown Windsor – a vibrant and thriving business hub by 2021.


To serve our membership by ensuring the long term vitality of Downtown Windsor, through:

  • Advocacy
  • Economic development
  • Business recruitment and retention
  • Innovative marketing
  • Beautification and safety initiatives


Collective Vision

In the importance of working towards a collective vision for Downtown Windsor, incorporating the vital perspectives of all our members.

Service Excellence

In serving our members on a timely and responsive basis, providing services and programs that meet their needs.

Member Engagement

In the importance of regularly engaging our members by soliciting their input, communicating with them based on their needs and celebrating their successes.


In working collaboratively, through partnerships, joint ventures and other initiatives that support the ongoing development and enhanced vitality of Downtown Windsor.

Fairness and Equity

In treating all people fairly and equitably, no matter their individual differences, perspectives or needs.


In developing an organizational culture that inspires innovation, team approaches, continuous improvement and learning.


In being accountable for the resources provided, the decisions made and acting with transparency and integrity in all that we do.


For further information about the Downtown Windsor BIA, please contact our office at 519-252-5723.