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Member Benefits

Be Heard
Every UVA member has a voice

Have an idea? Share it with your fellow entrepreneurs and business owners at our monthly meetings as we strive to develop vibrancy in our unique business district. We currently meet at 8:30 to 9:30am on the first Wednesday of each month inside of TrapDoor Brewing located at 2315 Main St.

Attend or sponsor signature UVA Events to promote your business

Several UVA sponsored & hosted events have quickly become city-wide “must attend” events that offer unique opportunities for sponsorships, partnerships and marketing opportunities with your fellow businesses in order to boost your bottom line. These events currently include: Cruisin’ the Gut, Sip & Stroll, Slo Pok’s Show n’ Shine, Drink This!, Make a Difference Day, Chalk the Walk and Christmas in the Village!

Be a part of a growing community

We maintain affiliations with many different business and community groups including but not limited to:
CTran, Vancouver Police Department, Vancouver Housing Authority,Vancouver Downtown Association, local media, schools, neighborhood associations and City Hall. Open up to the Uptown Village network and build partnerships that are long lasting and mutually beneficial.

Together we can make a difference

Together we use our voice and involvement with our partners to achieve business enhancements. Some of these include street, sidewalk and lighting improvements, street banners and street clean-up parties, crosswalk, murals and street sign toppers, flower baskets during the summer, parking solutions, public art, and our façade improvement program.

Market your events and businesses through our channels

Our website and our Facebook site is constantly being updated. Member business listings, promotion fliers and links to UVA events are some of our on-going updates that are to attract people to our site and in turn, to our businesses.