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Welland Downtown Business Improvement Association

Contact Details
Office Phone 289-820-7467
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Alexis Higginbotham, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Kelly Jones, Chair; Phone: 905-735-2235; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Welland ; Downtown Welland
Boundaries Downtown Welland - The area spans east from Ross and Division Street to its most western point of Denistoun Street. From the south, the area borders Dorothy Street, Court House Lane and the Welland River while from the north, the Area's boundaries are defined as Grove Street to Hellems Avenue and Young Street to King Street with an extension along King to Regent Street.
Located In Community Welland
Address & Map
195 East Main St, Unit 4c
Welland, ON L3B 3W7
Intersection East Main St and Burgar St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Promotes and improves the economic and aesthetic condition of the downtown area of Welland. Members of downtown businesses are automatically granted membership. 
Supported by a diverse and dedicated team of volunteers who work in the WDBIA boundaries. The WDBIA is committed to pursuing the following initiatives and objectives: 
* To promote and market the WDBIA area as a destination to shop, dine, work and visit, 
* To create pride in the community with safe, well-maintained, and friendly streets, and 
* To enhance the quality of life through a sense of belonging.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility Visit website for eligibility details
Application Eligible businesses can send a email request to
Languages English ; French
Fees Levy of area business tax.
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Elections Nov every 4 years to coincide with municipal elections.
Meetings 1st Mon at 5:30pm (unless civic holiday then the 2nd Mon) in the Community Room at the Welland Civic Centre.
Service Categories Environmental Beautification