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!
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
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.
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:
Friendships 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
The DBA organizes events throughout the year, to drive foot traffic into Bethlehem’s Historic and Southside Shopping Districts.
Historic District Clean-up
Tunes at Twilight
Summer Restaurant Week
Holiday Cocktail Trails
Christmas Huts on Main
Live Advent Calendar
Window Decorating Competition
Selfies with Santa
12 Days of Giveaways
Clash of the Carols
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 two Downtowns of Bethlehem.
Neville Gardner (DBA Chair) | Donegal Square and McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub
Amy Saul (Secretary)| Moravian College
Deborah Carey (Treasurer) | Merchants Bank
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
Tammy Wendling | Bethlehem Chamber and DBA
Kelly Smith | Bethlehem Chamber and DBA
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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.”
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.
74 W. Broad Street, Suite 240
Bethlehem, PA 18018