A healthy, thriving downtown district is an asset to any community. A downtown embodies a community's unique past and hope for a prosperous future.
A vital downtown core:
The traditional downtown business districts is an ideal location for independent businesses, which in turn:
If you are a community just starting a downtown revitalization program, our Network is for you. This is a great opportunity for those looking to network and attend training on the downtown redevelopment process, but yet seeking in-depth services.
If you are interested in participating in our training opportunities, but are not participating in our program at this time, each of our trainings are open and are offered at the rate of $125 per person.
Full-day workshops on revitalization trends, tools and best practices from around the country. Each training session provides take-home-and-put-to-use information, from how to do promotions that work, to understanding community-initiated development and learning to manage the changes in your downtown. Training sessions are held quarterly in Designated Main Street communities around the state.
For communities just starting a downtown revitalization effort and those that want to network with other communities and attend training on the downtown redevelopment process but are not yet seeking in-depth services.
Special Events & Networking
Fill out and return the forms at the top of the page if you are interested in becoming a member of Main Street Alabama's Downtown Revitalization Communities