Join the Big Rapids DBA

No business is an island. The Downtown Business Association is the place where we join together as a community to create a thriving economy where we can all succeed.

Membership Benefits

Joining the DBA can bring excellent networking, advertising, collaboration, and community participation opportunities to your business.

Business Promotion & Events

  • Ferris State University Orientation
  • DBA Website
  • DBA Social Media
  • Printed Marketing Materials
  • Group Advertising
  • Downtown Dollars
  • Community Parades
  • Pocket Park Music Series
  • Fall Festival & Chili Cook Off
  • Festival of Lights Parade
  • Farmer’s Market
  • and more!

Membership Levels

  • 0-10 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees – $150/year
  • 11-50 FTE Employees – $250/year
  • 51-100 FTE Employees – $500/year
  • Corporate Membership – $1,000/year
  • Non-Profits – $75/year
  • Friends of the DBA – $75/year

Friends of the DBA are businesses or individuals that are supportive of the DBA and its mission, but are located outside of the designated downtown district. Downtown Big Rapids is bound to the north by Pine Street, to the south by Linden Street, to the east by Warren Avenue, and to the west by State Street.

The Big Rapids Downtown Business Association is a network of downtown businesses and individuals who work together to encourage and maintain business health and vitality in Downtown Big Rapids.

Contact Us

(231) 592-4038

226 N Michigan Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Director Josh Pyles