Why Downtown Membership Matters….

Nowhere identifies and unites the cultural, economic, and elemental values of a city like it’s downtown.

The Downtown Billings Association (DBA)  leads a dynamic, inclusive, and sustainable approach to ensure that the region’s urban core is vibrant and growing. The DBA works each day with businesses, creatives, and civic leaders to provide the economic, cultural, and social opportunities. Billings – Montana’s largest city – requires to realize a prosperous and exciting future. The DBA  is a membership funded non-profit organization created to promote and advocate for a vibrant city center. We do this through connecting with our members and connecting them with one another. The support of our membership allows to advocate for and market Downtown Billings to the community and beyond.

Do these statements resonate with you? 

  • I believe thriving cities have a vibrant downtown.
  • I believe Downtowns are leading economic drivers for their cities.
  • I believe that a Downtown’s vibrancy is reflected in its high density.


1. Greater marketing for Downtown Billings.

The more members we have, the greater our ability to market all the great things downtown has to offer. Whether through large scale marketing campaigns, event pushes, or social media posts, your membership dollars directly correlate to the amount of funds available to get the word out about what’s happening in the heart of the city. This also includes marketing your business through the DBA website and our annual Downtown Guide (found in hotels and businesses throughout the city).

2. “A seat at the table.”

As a membership organization we are only as strong as the voice of our members. As a member you help direct and guide the future of Downtown Billings. Through our annual meetings, social gatherings and Board Meeting communication, you become a vital part of what’s ahead!

3. Specific Member Communications.

With so much happening in our world, we know it’s important to hear the specifics of what matters most to you and your business in Downtown Billings. This is a unique communication distributed only to members sent out monthly.

4. Access to the gift card program.

The new Downtown Billings gift card is the perfect way to buy local for any occasion. This one card gives the gift of options to eat, drink, shop, and explore Downtown Billings! As a member your business has access to this program for free.

$300 A year or $25 a month