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Join the Downtown Business Community!

We live, eat, and breathe Downtown Fort Collins and want to help you thrive here, too! 

Fort Collins is renowned for its vibrant community and charming downtown area, which offers numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation, dining, shopping, and cultural enrichment. The city has something for everyone, and its residents eagerly embrace the diverse array of activities and amenities available to them. With its strong market and favorable demographics, Downtown Fort Collins is an ideal location for businesses seeking to thrive and achieve maximum success.

As part of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the Business Marketing & Communications (BMC) program generates promotions to enhance the prosperity of the businesses and stakeholders within the DDA Boundary.

"Your business success matters to us, and we invite you to learn more about the benefits that come with your location in the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) District!"

Matt Robenalt, DDA Executive Director

The BMC program helps businesses increase brand visibility and attract new and loyal customers by implementing marketing, communication initiatives, and promotions. Because of the support of the DDA, businesses can take advantage of valuable benefits that can help them succeed in the downtown area at little to no cost.

Curious how your business can be involved with Downtown Fort Collins? We'd love to connect. Learn more here!

Have an event that you'd like featured on the Downtown Fort Collins Event Calendar? Let us know by submitting your event here

If you're a business or property owner located within the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Boundary, you can stay informed by requesting to subscribe to "Let's Talk." This service provides timely updates, reminders, and insider information from the DDA. You'll receive these updates twice per month, which is a great way to stay up-to-date on downtown business happenings! 

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Explore Other Downtown Fort Collins Business & Community Resources

Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is the only Chamber in Colorado that has received a 5-Star accreditation. Its mission is to advocate for businesses, the regional economy, and the greater Fort Collins community. The Chamber has 1,200 members, including a diverse range of businesses, from sole proprietors to multinational corporations, and from local retailers to high-tech firms. The Chamber is inclusive and welcomes both new startups and long-standing members since its founding in 1904.

Larimer Small Business Development Center Network

The Larimer Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) has been assisting entrepreneurs and businesses in Larimer County for more than 30 years. They offer confidential consulting, practical workshops, and resources that help small businesses grow and become more resilient. Their ultimate goal is to be the top choice for business training and resources. Over the past decade, they have supported more than 4,250 businesses in the county.