Why Join DSA?

We’re a nonprofit membership organization focused on creating a healthy, vibrant downtown. We believe when downtown thrives, the whole city flourishes. Our membership include 1,700 businesses, nonprofits and downtown residents. While our members join DSA for different reasons, they all share a love of downtown and a desire to help shape our city. Membership in DSA gives you access, influence and opportunity — access to member-only events, information, business experts and political leaders; a chance to influence critical public policy issues; and countless opportunities to network and grow your business.


What Our Members Are Saying

As a DSA member, you’re part of a community of people who love downtown and care about the future of this city. Join us and become a City Maker.

New Members

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What Members Are Saying

Downtown is growing rapidly, and DSA provides advocacy, direction and a vision for how our city will thrive as our community continues to evolve.

— Tom Douglas, Chef and Restaurateur

Our downtown parks have become safe, lively, active destinations. DSA has led and managed the transformation to vibrant areas for all to enjoy.

— Bob Donegan, Ivar's

Contact Us

If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of DSA membership, please contact our Member Relations team: