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When your business is located in Downtown Coeur d'Alene, you are automatically included as a member of the Coeur d'Alene Downtown Association and the Business Improvement District. Through your membership, you have the benefits of business networking, participation in downtown events, inclusion of broad spectrum marketing, business assistance resources, outdoor maintenance assistance and more! Associate Membership for those geographically located outside the corridor is open to anyone with an interest in the revitalization of the community.

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    Membership in the Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association is open to anyone with an interest in the revitalization of the community. Any person, association, institution, corporation, partnership, company, estate, council, society, club or property owner who is geographically located outside the business improvement district that has an interest in the development and growth Downtown Coeur d’Alene may join as associate members.

    Associate members have no voting rights (per the bylaws), but receive the following benefits as set by the Board of Directors:

    • May be eligible to serve on committees.
    • Networking with downtown business and property owners.
    • Participation in DTA promotions and marketing programs.
    • Listing in the business directory on the DTA website.
    • Subscription to Downtown monthly newsletter.
    • Ability to place newsletter inserts in the Downtown monthly newsletter at a reduced rate of $30 per insert.
    • Priority placement at the Downtown Street Fair if they choose to participate.
    • Ability to bid on Downtown Association requests for proposals for goods and services.
    • Invitation to yearly membership meeting.
    • Eligible for all group benefits as set forth by the Board of Directors. Qualifications: Must pay an annual contribution as prescribed by the Board of Directors.

    Annual Fee: $125

    Design & Economic Vitality Committee

    The Committee supports community transformation by enhancing physical and visual assets of the downtown core and focuses on economic tools to assist new, and existing businesses. Concerned with keeping our business environment healthy and varied, they contact new property owners/managers and maintain a listing of places available for lease while acting as a catalyst for development and restoration and creating a supportive environment for entrepreneurs in the local economy. This committee is involved with projects such as the flower baskets, the trees along Sherman and Lakeside Avenues, and other amenities such as the street-side benches. They meet on the Third Thursday of every month at 8:00 a.m. in the Coeur Conference Room in the Chamber Building located at 1st & Lakeside.

    Events & Marketing Committee

    Working to draw visitors and locals alike through events such as Car d’Lane, Street Fair, and the Holiday Parade. The Events & Marketing Committee positions the downtown core as the center of the community and hub of activity while creating a positive image that showcases Downtown Coeur d’Alene’s unique characteristics. They help coordinate cooperative programs and advertising tools such as the Downtown Brochure and create a yearly marketing calendar to provide both local and far-reaching advertising for year-round promotion of the Downtown Business area. They meet the second Thursday of each month at 8:00 am in the Coeur Conference Room in the Chamber Building located at 1st & Lakeside.

    Membership Committee

    The Membership Committee creates a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort, including cultivating partnerships, community involvement, and resources for the district. They meet the First Wednesday of each month at 8:00 am in the Merritt Conference Room in the Chamber Building located at 1st & Lakeside.

    Retailer Roundtable

    Offering downtown business owners, managers, and employees the opportunity to network with one another, learn a variety of business development tools, address the issues of maintaining a vibrant retail environment in the Downtown business district, and get the pulse on downtown happenings. The roundtable works as a communication forum for the retail and hospitality businesses and has been responsible for helping to give a voice to the small business owner that helps connect the stakeholders in our downtown community! They meet the First Tuesday of each month at 8:00 am in the Coeur Conference Room in the Chamber Building located at 1st & Lakeside.

    For more information on any of the above committees, please contact the Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association office at 208-415-0116 or by email.

    There are a variety of ways to get involved in your Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association, from sitting on a committee, to sponsoring an event, or volunteering for an event.

    For more information, please contact:
    Emily Boyd, Executive Director
    208-667-5986 (direct line) or email.