Want to join nearly 300 businesses Downtown?

The Downtown Fort Collins Business Association (DBA), a non-profit corporation, is organized to assist in the promotion, development and improvement of the Downtown Area of Fort Collins, Colorado.  Our mission statement is to “promote Downtown and help it thrive”.

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Membership Benefits:

Downtown Business Association Gift Card Program

  • Use it to increase sales and business!
  • Over $370,000 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
  • Online sales makes is convenient to purchase, plus sales outlets at The Source (121 E. Mountain) and the DBA office. Website

  • Maximize search engine optimization!
  • Link your business to our top rated website that gets over 300,000 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.
  • Opportunity for an upgrade to a premier listing that gives your business front page exposure and other added features.

Marketing Programs

  • Promote your business using DBA-driven partnerships!
  • Leverage mass media opportunities with the Coloradoan.
  • 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 100 + 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.

Unlimited Use of Office Services

  • Discounts on Transfort bus passes – ONLY $50.
  • Low cost laminating and copying.
  • Free Notary Public services.
  • Discounted merchant credit card services.

For more information email us at or to schedule a meeting with our Membership Manager please call 970-484-6500.

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