Help decorate Nanaimo by submitting a street banner design!

Submit designs before Friday, February 15, 2019

The City of Nanaimo invites all amateur and professional artists to submit their designs to the Street Banner Design Contest. The banners will be installed on major streets throughout the City of Nanaimo in the spring of 2019 and summer of 2020. Everyone is welcome to participate. Submissions must be received by Friday, February 15, 2019 (no later than 3:00 pm).

"The City of Nanaimo Street Banner program continues to beautify and brighten our streets and has the artistic ability to share Nanaimo's story and unique history" said Chris Barfoot, Culture & Heritage Coordinator.

View the full list of design specifications and submission requirements online ( > Doing Business > Bid Opportunities).

Participants are encouraged to attend a one-time optional non-mandatory information meeting which will start at 4:00 pm, Pacific Time on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in the Nanaimo Ice Centre Upper Lobby (top of stairs) (750 Third Street, Nanaimo, BC). Participants will have an opportunity to view past examples of banner designs and ask questions pertaining to this competition.

The City of Nanaimo would like to thank all participants in advance for their submissions and interest. Due to the volume of designs received, only those participants who are chosen will be contacted. The successful participant will be announced in early February (date subject to change) via the Bid Opportunities page on the City's website.



Chris Barfoot
Culture & Heritage Coordinator
Community & Cultural Planning
Debbie Bezenar
Purchasing Department
City of Nanaimo

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