Nonprofits, financial institutions, and churches are exempt from City business license fees as described above and are invited to join our Voluntary Membership program.
For businesses, nonprofits, and individuals geographically located outside our boundaries, there is still the opportunity to join. We are seeking membership throughout the region to join us to support our vision for a vibrant downtown. Join us today!
Located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Downtown SLO is centrally located and a great place to do business. With rich history, natural beauty and a vibrant economy it is no wonder that San Luis Obispo has been called the Happiest City in America. To learn more about what we are doing to foster an economically vibrant downtown and how you can start your business with us, contact our team today.
As a member of Downtown SLO, you receive numerous benefits, including:
Members-Only Newsletters – Stay up-to-date on downtown happenings, networking events, sales tax figures, openings/closings, and ways to participate.
A unified voice on downtown issues. Downtown SLO is the voice of downtown working with City Council, City Staff, and others to represent the business community. We’ll keep you informed on all of our efforts to keep downtown safe, accessible and vibrant.
Sponsorship Opportunities. Through our events, we attract tens of thousands of people downtown each year. Members are eligible for sponsorship opportunities ranging from booths to title sponsor recognition. We’ll work with you to find the right audience to fit your marketing needs.
Being a member of a robust, award-winning Downtown community
Advocacy on behalf of your business and community through local and state government