Discover the key benefits of being a DKA Member and what we can do to support your business
Downtown Kelowna Membership
If your business is in the Downtown Kelowna Business Improvement Area (BIA), you’re a member! You can check out the Downtown BIA boundary here.
Membership with the Downtown Kelowna Association (DKA) grants our members access to programs and services to help them thrive and grow in the downtown core. Our priorities include creating a clean, welcoming and safe Downtown; business retention and recruitment; advocacy; revitalization; and promotions and events.
Questions or concerns? Please contact us or stop by at #200-287 Bernard Avenue.
The benefits of Membership
Claim and manage your DKA Business Listing
If you own a business in Downtown Kelowna, create and/or manage your DKA Business Listing; our online directory is a valuable tool for people searching for your business.
Downtown On Call (DOC)
The DOC team deals with front line issues related to safety, security, and hospitality, and helps to create a positive social environment in Downtown Kelowna, 7-days a week.
Downtown Kelowna Clean Team
Clean Team members keep Downtown clean and tidy and provide education to members on garbage and recycling initiatives. A cleaner Downtown is a better place to do business!
Increase your social media presence
With over 25,000 followers on Instagram alone, we can help you expand your market reach by promoting your business through our social media channels.
Participate in DKA events and promotions
Our events and promotions draw people into the Downtown area, stimulate commerce, and elevate the positive profile of Downtown Kelowna.
DKA Workshops and Training
DKA Members have exclusive access to training and workshops focused on de-escalation training, customer service, marketing, and other topics aimed at making your business profitable, efficient, and safe.
Host a Downtown After 5
Arguably Kelowna’s best business casual mixer, Downtown After 5 turns traditional networking into a chance to unwind and get to know your neighbours while putting the event hosts’ business in the spotlight. Find out how to host an After 5.
Apply for event sponsorship
Planning an event downtown? You may be eligible for funding (up to $2500) through the DKA Event Sponsorship Program.