DOWNTOWN BETHLHEM ASSOCIATION

The Downtown Bethlehem Association (DBA) is the Heart of Bethlehem. We are comprised of merchants who offer retail, dining experiences, personal services and more.

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WHO WE ARE

We are comprised of 80+ businesses who believe that it is better to work together in unity, than it is in isolation. Our membership is a council of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and serves to revitalize, rehabilitate, promote and advance our downtown businesses. 

Each year, the DBA organizes various events including Christmas downtown, to drive foot traffic to our streets and into our businesses. The DBA also provides marketing support to their members and assists in trainings, information sessions, and more. If you are within our district and would like to become a member, contact us today!

MEMBER BENEFITS

Voting Rights:

Members vote to elect the DBA Board of Directors

Members in good standing can run for a position on the DBA Board of Directors

Discounts & Promotions:

Your business listed on DBA packages and itineraries

Links on DBA website business directory

Discounted email blast advertising available for your business sent out by DBA on your behalf

Your business featured in the Bethlehem e-newsletter, Bethlehem Facebook page and other social media platforms

Marketing opportunities for Downtown Bethlehem throughout the year and through events and promotions

Discounted rates to be a vendor at DBA events

Marketing and public relations consultant available to take your business to the next level

PR opportunities through news media

All Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber Member Benefits

Administrative & Office Services:

Access to administrative staff who plan 100+ events that bring foot traffic and awareness to your Downtown.

Use of DBA office services, including photocopier and fax machine

Updates on events, City of Bethlehem projects, street closures, snow removal.

Community Access:

Access to community leaders

Ability to have input on new event ideas in your Downtown

Opportunity to participate in more than 100 events per year

Business Development Opportunities:

Network with other business owners and employees in the local community.

Opportunities to build B2B relationships with the Chamber and DBA members

Educational workshops to help further your business

Opportunities for partnerships with other DBA Members

GET INVOLVED

The DBA organizes events throughout the year, to drive foot traffic into Bethlehem’s Historic and Southside Shopping Districts.

Chocolate Trail

Winter Retail Week

Historic District Clean-up

Tails & Sales

Tunes at Twilight

Summer Restaurant Week

Summer Cocktail Trail

Summer Retail Week

Harvest Festival

Holiday Cocktail Trails

Christmas Huts on Main

Live Advent Calendar

Santa’s Haus

Breakfast with Santa

Window Decorating Competition

Small Business Saturday/Selfie with an Elfie

12 Days of Giveaways

Clash of the Carols

Soup Saunter

Winter Restaurant Week

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 The following individuals sit on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Bethlehem Association, a Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. We thank you for your service to the Downtown Businesses and our mission to revitalize, promote, and rehabilitate the Historic District. 

Neville Gardner (DBA Chair) | Donegal Square and McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub

Deborah Carey (Treasurer) | Fidelity Bank

Amy Saul | Moravian University

Tom Anderko | Musselman Jewelers                 

Amy Burkhart | City of Bethlehem               

Bruce Haines | Aardvark Sports Shop

Bruce Haines | Historic Hotel Bethlehem

Elaine Pivinski | Franklin Hill Vineyards

Ann Marie Supinski | AM Luxe Apparel 

Warren Clark | Domaci

Karen Widrick | Edge Restaurant

Connie Postupak | Brownstone Design

Sherri Beam | Twisted Olive

Lisa DiDinoto | Seasons Olive Oli & Vinegar Taproom

ABOUT US

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“This is definitely the prettiest and most historic industrial park around. Historic Bethlehem Inc has restored several buildings from the period of Colonial America: a mill, tannery, waterworks, and spring house, with more to come. The path runs along the Monocacy Creek and is a lovely way to experience this period in Moravian Bethlehem. It is down the hill from historic Bethlehem and behind the Hotel Bethlehem.”

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CONTACT US

WE WANT TO GET TO KNOW YOU

Use the form to reach out to us if you have any questions! The Downtown Bethlehem Association works with the downtown businesses to give you the best experience when you visit.

ADDRESS
74 W. Broad Street, Suite 240
Bethlehem, PA 18018

PHONE
610-739-1775

 

 

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