business memberships

business memberships start at $100 per year

  • JOIN THE DNA

    mutually beneficial relationships that strengthen the community

    DNA offers businesses of all sizes partnership opportunities. Downtown Des Moines companies have regular opportunities to entertain clients, inspire employees, and make connections with our savvy patrons.
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We offer an easy online enrollment process and you can you can choose pay either online via PayPal or Dwolla or just mail us a check. Don’t worry if you don’t have a PayPal account, you can pay with any major credit card including Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.



  • We Accept Dwolla

Which Business Membership Plan Are You Signing Up For Today?

  • standard

    business membership

    eligible for: any for-profit businesses that operate under one name

    • voting for residents only – no business votes available
    • you are welcome to attend board meetings
    • you can your employees can attend socials
    • receive member-only communications
    • receive 1 DNA business listing and 1 logo for display
    • receive 4 DNA membership card

    $100/yr

    Sign Up
  • silver level

    business membership

    eligible for: businesses that operate under 2 to 5 business names

    • voting for residents only – no business votes available
    • you are welcome to attend board meetings
    • you can your employees can attend socials
    • receive member-only communications
    • receive up to 5 DNA business listings / 5 logos displayed
    • receive 10 DNA membership card

    $150/yr

    Sign Up
  • gold level

    business membership

    eligible for: businesses that operate under 6 to 10 business names

    • voting for residents only – no business votes available
    • you are welcome to attend board meetings
    • you can your employees can attend socials
    • receive member-only communications
    • receive up to 10 DNA business listings / 10 logos displayed
    • receive 20 DNA membership card

    $250/yr

    Sign Up
  • non-profit

    business membership

    eligible for: ny individual not-for-profit businesses operating under one name

    • voting for residents only – no business votes available
    • you are welcome to attend board meetings
    • you can your employees can attend socials
    • receive member-only communications
    • receive 1 DNA business listing and 1 logo for display
    • receive 4 DNA membership cards

    $50/yr

    Sign Up
  • Like doing things the old-fashioned way?

    You may join my mail, by filling out this form and mailing your check payable to:

    Downtown Neighborhood Association
    P.O. Box 93451, Des Moines, Iowa 50393.

    Download DNA Business Application

    Caution: Large Download Size 5mb.
  • Don’t forget to email us your logo(s) in a 300px by 300px PNG or JPG format.

Free Advertising to our Members

we randomly show four (4) business member logos every time someone visits a page on our site.

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we list all current business members and provide links to your website on our business sponsor page.

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we list all current business members and provide links to your website on our mobile site.

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Multiple Membership Cards

To start with you will receive four (4) complimentary membership cards. You choose four people – any four people – your staff and/or clients and those four can attend all DNA sponsored events. You get even more cards with a Silver or Gold DNA Membership!

DNA Membership Cards

Additional Business Membership Benefits

  • Free Window Decals for Your Business

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  • Okay, what else?

    • Distribute your business handouts/information at select DNA sponsored events
    • Post exclusive offers on the DNA website Membership Perks page
    • Post special news / event information on our Facebook page
    • Host a DNA Social at your your downtown location
    • Attend monthly DNA Board Meetings

DNA Business Sponsors

This is just a random sampling of eighteen of our great business sponsors. Some of our Business Sponsors provide our members with great perks in addition to their sponsorship. Check out the complete list of perks and if you are not already a member join today!