Thank you for considering becoming a member of the Staunton Downtown Development Association! We exist solely to promote downtown businesses and organizations, with the goal of nurturing a culturally vibrant and economically robust Downtown. Below are a list of benefits that your business receives through the SDDA.
Marketing + Promotional Perks
- Business listing on the SDDA online business directory
- Business listing in both the printed and online versions of Staunton’s Historic Downtown Shopping & Dining Guide
- Events and sales promoted on the SDDA Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
- Sales, products and services included in the Downtown is Home: Seasonal Gift Guide
- Events and sales promoted in our Staunton community newsletter, which has 3000+ members
- Access to display space in the downtown kiosks
- Access to display space in the cabinets at Hotel 24 South
- Cooperative advertising opportunities with local media for both seasonal and evergreen marketing campaigns
- 10% discount on transit advertising through the Downtown Trolley and the BRITE bus.
- Façade re-design by Frazier Associates offered through Virginia Main Street
- Listing properties for sale and for rent in the district on the SDDA website
- Invitation to Downtown Discount Card program & Downtown Gift card (currently suspended due to Covid-19)
- Access to exclusive grant opportunities, i.e. Better Together, etc.
- Access to SDDA meeting spaces on the second floor of 1 E Beverley Street (subject to availability)
- Listing in SDDA annual report
- Invitation to SDDA annual celebration
- Notary public services by appointment