Want to join 200+ businesses Downtown?

We are a membership based organization with business leaders dedicated to the success of Downtown Fort Collins.

Membership with the DBA is an investment in the success of your business.

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Who Are Our Members?


Art Galleries

Restaurants & Bars

Professional Services (i.e. law, design, banking, etc.)

Government Agencies

Non-Profit Organizations

DBA Produced Events & Promotions

Great Plates of Downtown

St. Patrick's Day Parade & Old Town Irish Party

Old Town Car Show

Colorado Brewers' Festival

Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest

Downtown Sessions Concert Series

Noontime Notes


Tiny Tot Halloween

First Night Fort Collins

Downtown Santas Shopping Quest

Gallery Walk*

Foodie Walk*

* Indicates Monthly Promotions

Downtown Business Association Gift Card Program

  • Use it to increase sales and business!
  • Over $500,000 sold in Downtown gift cards annually.
  • One million + dollars in Downtown gift card redemptions over a three year period.
  • Downtown Fort Collins gift card program is the highest performing Downtown and GROWING!
  • Simple to use – works like a major credit card
  • Keeps the $$$ Downtown Website

  • Maximize search engine optimization!
  • Link your business to our top rated website that gets over 1,000,000 visits annually and over 750,000 page views.  The Downtown Fort Collins website is the first stopping point for visitors and the community to learn about events and activities in the downtown area. 
  • Key business listing that showcases your business and provides a direct link to your business website.

Marketing Programs

  • Promote your business using DBA-driven partnerships!
  • Tie into CSU marketing campaigns.
  • Market your business through DBA special events with related promotions.

Special Events

  • Stimulate customer traffic & build visibility.
  • Substantially discounted booth space at events.
  • Event sponsorship opportunities available.
  • Connect with new local & regional audiences attracted by events.

Get Connected – Stay Connected!

  • Network with fellow members and stay informed on Downtown activities.
  • Opportunities to build collaborative relationships with other DBA members.
  • Cross promote with other member businesses.
  • Expand customer base through exclusive DBA member-only offers.
  • Strategize and brainstorm with other businesses in your industry during quarterly meetings.
  • Stay up-to-date with monthly all-member meetings.
  • Learn about upcoming marketing programs, special events, City projects and other matters affecting Downtown.

Show Pride in Being a Downtown Business

  • Your membership supports 75 + event days annually, bringing over 100,000 people Downtown.
  • Receive a 25% Enterprise Zone Tax Credit on membership dues.
  • Be part of an organization that is dedicated to promoting Downtown and helping it thrive.

Office Services

  • Discounts on Transfort bus passes – ONLY $50.

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