The Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA) is a non-profit umbrella organization working with the 82 Business Improvement Areas within the City of Toronto who in turn represent more than 40,000 business & property owners.

TABIA's Objectives

  • To promote strong, successful and effective BIAs in the City of Toronto.
  • To encourage joint initiatives and collaboration that are mutually beneficial to groups within the BIA on issues and projects, including studies and research in marketing.
  • To encourage and facilitate the exchange of information, experiences and ideas among BIAs through such means as our website, newsletters, seminars, workshops for the benefit of the BIA and their individual members.
  • To assist BIA's in pooling their resources to achieve the maximum benefit possible.
  • To provide advocacy, to influence policies affecting BIAs, and to obtain support funds and services for BIAs from all levels of government, institutions, agencies and other organizations.
  • To protect the interest of BIAs in government tourism policies and in the implementation of those policies. 
  TABIA harnesses the commercial clout and government support that mainstreet businesses need to thrive.