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Business Associations

The Business Improvement Area

The Orangeville Business Improvement Area (BIA), represents over 230 businesses in the downtown area and is mandated with developing the downtown core through beautification, general improvements and upgrades, promotion, events, and marketing. The goal of the BIA is to make the downtown core a place that exudes small town charm in a vibrant social and cultural business centre.

Some BIA beautification initiatives include the installation of flower planters, benches, and decorative lighting. Special events and promotional initiatives include the Founders’ Day Festival and Moonlight Magic. BIA projects have helped shape the vibrant and attractive downtown that exists in Orangeville today.

For more information on the Orangeville BIA, please call 519-942-0087 or visit the Orangeville B.I.A. website at www.downtownorangeville.ca.

Greater Dufferin Area Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Dufferin Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the promotion and expansion of trade and commerce by being the voice of many of the businesses in Orangeville and the Dufferin County area.

The Chamber’s mandate is to enhance the economic, civic, and social welfare of the District. Chamber activities include networking events, developing community partnerships, sponsoring events such as the Home & Lifestyle Show and acting as a government liaison.

For more information on Chamber of Commerce membership or activities, please call 519-941-0490 or visit the website at http://www.gdacc.ca/

Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association

The Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association is a regional, non-profit organization with a mandate to facilitate the development and promotion of the Headwaters region as a tourism destination.  Resources from regional tourism operators and partner municipalities are pooled in order to obtain more buying power and to provide affordable opportunities to participate in a host of marketing, media and promotional activities.

The Hills of Headwaters Tourism currently supports over 250 tourism businesses and organizations and provides tourism marketing on behalf of all communities within Dufferin County, including Orangeville as well as Erin and Caledon.

For more information, contact the Tourism Association by calling 1-800-332-9744 or 519-942-0314, by emailing info@thehillsofheadwaters.com or by visiting the Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association.

Greater Dufferin Home Builders’ Association

The Greater Dufferin Home Builders’ Association was established in 1988 and currently has a membership of more than 40 members representing all aspects of the home building industry, and it is an affiliate of both the Ontario and Canadian Home Builders’ Associations.

If you would like more information on the Greater Dufferin Home Builders’ Association, please contact 519-938-6068 or visit the website at http://www.gdhba.ca/

Orangeville and District Real Estate Board

The mandate of the Orangeville & District Real Estate Board is to promote interest in the marketing of real estate and to advance and improve the relations of the members of the Board with the public. The Board promotes, encourages and protects the ownership of real property, endeavours to maintain real estate values and do all things considered necessary or advisable to make real estate a sound and desirable investment.

The Orangeville and District Real Estate Board assists in the development of Orangeville and its surrounding areas in ways best calculated to promote the prosperity and wealth of its inhabitants.

If you would like more information on the Orangeville and District Real Estate Board, please call 519-941-4547 or visit the website at http://www.odreb.com/

Dufferin.Biz

Dufferin.Biz is a collaborative initiative of the County of Dufferin, its member municipalities and local groups created to facilitate economic growth in the County of Dufferin.

Dufferin.Biz is the gateway to the County’s business community and its various municipal Economic Development Committee partners. Dufferin.Biz seeks to attract small and medium businesses and entrepreneurs that are looking for the exceptional quality of life we offer in Dufferin to relocate to this vibrant and dynamic community.

For more information on Dufferin.Biz activities and how you can get involved, please call 1-855-DUFFBIZ (383-3249), send an email to info@dufferin.biz or visit the website at http://www.dufferin.biz/