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Sponsorship Opportunities 

CanU 2020 Vancouver
STEP UP SERIES: Bold Ideas for the Resilient City 

CanU offers sponsorship for organizations seeking to support the STEP UP Series and CanU’s activities throughout the year. These activities support CanU’s mission of promoting Resilient Cities through Urban Design across Canada. 

The STEP UP Series is organized by the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) in collaboration with the following recognized city-building advocates in Vancouver and nationally. 


(School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture) – recognized for Master programs focusing on design of urban environments 


(local planning/urban design/engagement firm) – working on city plan engagement 


(local city-building advocacy group) – hosting engaging, urbanism events throughout the year 

Inclusion Sponsor - PLATINUM

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CanU recognizes that Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, as well as people with disabilities are underrepresented in our professional community, and we need to enable wider access to widen the perspectives shared in the city-building community.

Each Inclusion Sponsorship enables CanU to offer 15 free conference registrations to equity-seeking practitioners or people with related lived experience in Urban Design, Planning, Architecture, L.Arch, and Community Advocacy.

Special acknowledgement and inclusion of corporate logo at opening, closing, Forum, and Step Up events

Acknowledgement via CanU Social Media during the Conversation and Forum timeline (2 tweets)

3 Complementary Forum Registrations

Each Inclusion Sponsorship enables CanU to offer 15 free conference registrations

Recognition as a “Honorary corporate member” for a year on the CanU Website

Inclusion of your Logo in all event online communications to include invitational email blasts to more than 5,000 industry leaders

Prominent inclusion of corporate logo on CanU event/registration page

Recognition as “Honorary Corporate Member and Supporter” for a year on the CanU Website

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For more information or general inquires please contact: 

Ute Maya-Giambattista, BArch, MPl, RPP, MCIP, LEED AP 

Treasurer, Council for Canadian Urbanism 


Principal, Urban Design 


174 Spadina Avenue, Suite 304 

Toronto, ON 

M5T 2C2 

416.789.4530 x 8 

John Smit, BES MCIP RPP 

Chairman, Council for Canadian Urbanism 

President, John H Smit Consulting 

Vice President, Community Design and Development Planning, GBA Group 

1339 Wellington Street West Suite 204 

Ottawa, Ontario 

K1Y 3B8 

Phone: 613-868-3647 


For More Information:
Download our Sponsorship Package Below 

Thank you to our sponsors! 

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