DOWNTOWN MEMBERS
Make a Difference.

Vision.

Action.

Future.

Thank you for your interest in Downtown Bloomington Inc. We are proud of the involvement of hundreds of community volunteers working together to create a better downtown. 

Since 1984 DBI has partnered on a variety of projects that come together for a better quality of life in Bloomington.

Downtown Bloomington Inc. is a membership association that leads and organizes resources to develop and promote the economic, cultural, and social vitality of downtown Bloomington, while enhancing historic assets. 

 
BECOME A DBI MEMBER

We invite you to join the action! Become a member of Downtown Bloomington Inc. and help shape the future of downtown. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

DBI MEMBERS

Downtown Bloomington Inc. members have the opportunity to network, increase their visibility, as well as help shape the future of Downtown Bloomington.

 
MONTHLY MEMBER MEETINGS
Downtown Main Street
Economic Vitality Meeting  
FIRST MONDAY of the month 
at Lennies
Downtown Main Street
Design Meeting
FIRST TUESDAY of the month 
at FARMBloomington
Downtown Main Street
Promotion Meeting
FIRST TUESDAY of the
month at Hyatt Place
Taste of Bloomington
Meeting
SECOND WEDNESDAY of the month 
at Monroe Convention Center
Kirkwood Neighborhood
Meeting
SECOND THURSDAY of the month 
at Village Deli
 DBI Member
Networking Breakfast
THIRD THURSDAY of the month 
at Bloomington Cooking School
DBI Board Meeting
FOURTH THURSDAY of the month
at Monroe Convention Center
Brick + Mortar Downtown
Retail Committee
LAST THURSDAY of the month 
at Cup and Kettle Tea Shop
Downtown Organization
Executive Meeting
SECOND FRIDAY of the month 
at Monroe Convention Center
 
DBI MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
CONNECT
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
PARTNER
PROMOTION AND PROJECT ASSISTANCE
VOICE
YOUR INPUT NEEDED
  • Monthly Member Networking Breakfasts hosted at Bloomington Cooking School

  • Downtown Socials hosted at local restaurants

  • Volunteer opportunities to meet others, learn new things and strengthen downtown

  • Educational sessions

  • Restaurant listings on special map for per diem meal vouchers

  • Share your information

  • Main Street Partner special

  • Promote through DBI Signature events

  • Event calendar

  • Space listings

  • Monthly news update

  • Member announcements

  • Surveys

  • Topic discussions

MAIN STREET 4-POINT APPROACH
1
PROMOTION
  • Market downtown's defining assets
  • Communicate unique features through storytelling
  • Encourage community through signature special events
2
ECONOMIC
VITALITY
  • Build a diverse economic base
  • Catalyze smart new investment
  • Cultivate entrepreneurial ecosystem
3
DESIGN
  • Create an inviting, inclusive atmosphere
  • Celebrate historic character
  • Foster interactive public spaces
4
  • Build leadership and strong organizational capacity
  • Ensure broad community engagement
  • Forge partnerships across sectors
ORGANIZATION
MEMBER PERKS

Monthly Newsletter

Receptions and Events

Updates on Downtown Issues

Networking Opportunities

Downtown Directory Listing

Downtown Website Listing 

 
 
 
MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

BASIC

$150

  • Networking  

  • Promotion  

  • Education

ENHANCED

$250

  • Increased recognition 

  • Logos on DBI materials and events 

  • Photoshoot for media posts 

  • Networking 

  • Promotion 

  • Education

ADVOCATE

$500

  • Use your voice to advocate for a strong downtown 

  • Increased recognition

  • Logo featured prominently 

  • Featured member on the website

  • Photoshoot for media posts 

  • Networking 

  • Promotion 

  • Education

PATRON

$1,000

  • Support of strong program focused on downtown vibrancy

  • Opportunities for associate recognition  

  • Recognized as supporter of downtown awards program that recognizes significant projects 

  • Sponsor of Canopy of Lights celebration 

  • Opportunities for team building special seating, area, tickets, speaking opportunities and recognition at one DBI signature event of your choice: Downtown Annual Meeting, Easter Egg Hunt, Taste of Bloomington, Fourth of July Parade, Trick or Treat Trail, Canopy of Lights, or Downtown Social

CHAMPION

$1,500

  • Visionary involvement for future planning of downtown and the organization

  • Eye on the Horizon—help with consitent long term physical projects

  • Renaissance Leader—leads in support of cultural, econcomic and social rebirth

  • Introduce speaking opportunity at Downtown Annual Meeting and events

  • Involve your Associates—complimentary tickets and invites to DBI events

  • Networking 

  • Promotion 

  • Education  

  • Let's customize your sponsorship to meet your needs

Our Mission
We seek to educate the public about the benefits of a strong downtown, facilitate public and private partnerships and to provide unified leadership in order to strengthen and support downtown as:
The heart of the city for all citizens
A safe, civil and hospitable environment
An active and prosperous place for businesses and employees
A center for cultural and artistic experiences
A venue for meetings and events
A vibrant environment for all residents, workers, as well as businesses and leisure visitors
 
 

302 South College Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47403

p  812-336-3681

f   812-349-2981

info@downtownbloomington.com

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