Join the Missoula Downtown Association (MDA)
Why Should You Join the MDA?
Everyone who lives and/or works in Missoula benefits from having a beautiful, vital, historic Downtown at the center of our community. A healthy Downtown enhances the economic strength of the community – Downtown defines Missoula. Our members are represented by one single, strong, respected voice that speaks on behalf of all Downtown businesses. The interests of the membership are well represented in a professional and community-oriented manner. The more members we have, the stronger our voice. Membership is not bound by borders as businesses and individuals throughout Missoula recognize and understand the value of a thriving, vibrant Downtown.
A Business Organization Working for your Best Interests
Marketing Exposure in Brochures
Additional Sales through Gift Card Program
Complimentary Bus Passes for all your Staff Members
Advertising Discounts with Local Media (see Member-to-Member Discounts tab)
Caras Park Rental Discount
Opportunity to Host MDA Events
Customer Traffic Generated by MDA Events
A Larger Voice and Vote
Access to Political Candidates
Organizational Credibility with Local Government
Up-to-Date Information on Downtown Events
Support from MDA Members
MDA Staff Working For You
Access to Professional Services
Participation in Planning Future Events
Opportunity to Serve in a Leadership Role
MDA’s Membership with the International Downtown Association
Annual Christmas Party & Barbecue
MDA’s monthly luncheons are held at a different member business the second Tuesday of every month from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Luncheons provide networking and promotional opportunities and feature informative speakers on topics affecting Downtown business and the community.
Coffee Talk rotates among member businesses on the third Wednesday of every month from 8-9 am Coffee Talk offers the opportunity to showcase your business by encouraging members to drop by for coffee and conversation.
Downtown on Tap
Downtown On Tap is an after-hours social event from 5-7 pm on the last Tuesday of every month. Held at a different member business every month, Downtown On Tap is a great opportunity to socialize, network and showcase your business.
Every summer the MDA hosts this fun event at Caras Park. Members are encouraged to bring the entire family for socializing and down-home cooking by our members!
The Christmas Party is MDA’s holiday social event where hundreds of members come together to mingle and partake in the holiday spirits.
The following businesses honor special offers and discounts for MDA members periodically or on an ongoing basis. Please contact business for details.
- ABC or FOX: Craig Toomey, 542-8900
- Cherry Creek Radio: Bill Buseman, 728-5000
- Missoulaevents.net: Molly Bradford, 880-0880
- Missoula Independent: Carolyn Bartlett, 543-6609
- Missoulian: Brooke Redpath, 523-5217
- Blackfoot Telecommunications Group: Ryan Delaney, 541-5000
- Modwest: email@example.com
- WaterColor Computers: Denise Tripp-Loran, 542-1573
- FedEx Office: Jessica Yandell, 728-2679
- Full Moon Concepts: Steve Robertson, 728-3555
- Trippons.com, Kim Lugthart, 531-9056
- All Events Catering: Ginny Horning, 728-3400