The Downtown Alameda Business Association was first formed in 1981 and serves as a support network for the 450+ businesses located within Alameda's Park Street Business Improvement Area. The Downtown Association's goal is to develop an economically prosperous business district through a united effort of its members.
The Downtown Alameda Business Association is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization.
Business mixers are held the third Wednesday of most months. The mixers provide an opportunity for our members to network and receive district updates. Bring your business card for a chance to win a door prize!
Next Downtown Mixer: Annual Holiday Party & District Awards
Date: Wednesday, December 7
Location: Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave
There is no mixer in November. Take the hour you had scheduled to spend with us at the mixer and give an hour of service to someone (or something) instead.
Board of Directors - Provides oversight and governance of the association, determines the annual budget, and represents the membership on issues that affect the District. Board members are elected by the membership.
Meets last Wednesdays, 8:00am.
City & Economic Relations Committee - Assists the City in recruiting new businesses to the District, retaining current businesses, and addresses community and governmental concerns that might affect our members.
Meets first Tuesdays, 8:30am.
Maintenance & Improvement Committee - Addresses street maintenance and landscape issues, recycling/composting for the District, public safety issues, and bike parking.
Meets second Tuesdays, 9:00am.
Membership Committee - Greets new members to the District, plans networking events like our monthly mixers, and ensures members are informed of news pertaining to the District.
Meets third Mondays, Noon.
Promotions Committee - Reviews and negotiates promotional opportunities for the district, plans public fundraising and promotional events, and coordinates sponsorship efforts for our annual business directory.
Meets third Tuesdays, 8:30am.