Benefits of Being A Member
For a Printable Membership Investment Flyer, Click HERE.
Everyone who lives or works in Jefferson City benefits from having a beautiful, prosperous Downtown. A vibrant Downtown enhances the economic strength of the entire community. Downtown Jefferson City is the heart of our community — it is the center for entertainment, civic life and tourism.
The Association connects business professionals and community members for the purpose of building a more vibrant, prosperous and beloved community core. The unique combination of preservation of history and place, progressive attitudes and local entrepreneurship, make Downtown Jefferson City a great place to see, shop, dine, drink, learn and LOVE.
Advertising and Promotion Membership Benefits
- Inclusion in our Website Business Directory (approximately 2,000 hits per month)
- Promotion of your business news & events on Facebook (4500+ Fans) & Twitter (900+ Followers)
- Placement on Downtown Printable Map which is distributed by the CVB to visitors, placed in hotels, Downtown businesses, and visitor kiosks
- Emails to Downtown Members about your business news & events
- Placement of your business events on the Website Calendar
- Members can utilize Downtown Logo for advertisements
- Members and member events featured on monthly television spot “Newsmakers” which airs on CNN
- Cooperative advertising opportunities in radio, television, newsprint, and billboards
- Paid Promotion of all Downtown Events (see event listing below)
- Receive Announcements about issues & events affecting Downtown Business & Building Owners or Residents
- Receive Association Meeting Minutes
- Receive Information related to Upcoming Street Closures
- Receive Updates about Downtown News & Events
Streetscape & Other Benefits
- Placement and maintenance of Holiday Lights
- Maintenance of large corner flower bowls
- Snow Removal (assessed every other year for an additional fee)
- Previous contributions made for new sidewalks and benches currently helping to maintain the flowering baskets
- Free Cardboard and Can Recycling Services
Participate in Monthly Meetings
- Opportunity to network with other businesses and to get to know others and contribute time & talent to the organization
- Opportunity to Join Downtown Committees: Organization, Promotion, Economic Enhancement (Retail/Restaurants), Design & Event Committees
- Also receive updates (and share your comments with) other Community Members and Organizations which are involved in Downtown Association, including, but not limited to: County Officials, City Officials, Sherriff’s Department, Police Department, Chamber of Commerce, the Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, and Lincoln University
- Opportunity to join or have a voice on Community Committees: including, but not limited to: Salute to America Foundation Board, 4th of July Event Committee, Transit Development Committee, Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau Committees.
Downtown Jefferson City, Inc.
- Dinner Dash
- Bar Crawl
- Hidden Spaces Secret Places Tour
- June Thursday Night Lives
- Arts Strolls
- Movies on the Capitol Lawn
- Salute to America 4th of July Celebration
- Sidewalk Sales
- Fall Thursday Night Lives
- Capital Jazzfest
- The Piccadilly in White (Downtown Fundraiser)
- Multicultural Forum Fall Festival
- Homecoming Parades
- Holiday Open House
- Small Business Saturday
- Santa Clause in Downtown
- Living Windows
- Christmas Parade
Downtown is also host to numerous other informational events, festivals, parades, and benefits.
Pricing: Annual Dues (July 1 through June 30) *Good through July 31
$150 (only $12.50 per month) – Downtown Partner (Full Membership): Businesses or organizations in the immediate Downtown area (Washington to Adams St. and McCarty to Capitol Ave.) that wish to have full benefits of membership as described above.
$75 – Associate Member: Businesses or organizations that border the geographic description above and wish to be affiliated with and support our community’s core.
$50 – Friends of Downtown: Individuals who wish to be affiliated with and support Downtown.
$35 – Downtown Resident: Individuals who live in or near Downtown and wish to support Downtown and/or be involved in the Association.
Questions? Call 573-291-3524 or contact us here.