Member Benefits

  • Take advantage of co-op advertising opportunities through member-inclusive advertising in local media and on-line.
  • Opportunity to advertise in the widely-distributed Historic Waterfront Downtown Menominee brochure.
  • Cross-business promotion.  Word-of-mouth continues to be one of the most effective methods of advertising.  Membership provides you with an extensive referral system.
  • Receive E-mails and mailings about MDBA happenings.
  • The MDBA provides advocacy efforts to influence the future direction of downtown development; have your concerns and opinions heard by other businesses and civic leaders.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled monthly meetings along with opportunities to serve on various committees.
  • Inclusion in the Downtown Menominee Gift Certificate program.  Gift certificates of varying denominations are available for sale and are redeemable at any of the member businesses who choose to participate.  Members accept the gift certificates as payment from their customers, then turn in the certificates to the MDBA for reimbursement.  Over $11,000 in revenues were generated during the first two years of the program which began in 2005.
  • Free listing on Downtown Menominee website; discounted rates for enhanced ad on Downtown Menominee website.
  • Become more informed — members frequently have common issues and are often able to assist on another with problem solving.