Downtown Aberdeen Advisory Committee
Join a Downtown Aberdeen Work Committee - Make a Positive Difference in Your Community!

Want to get involved but don’t have quite enough time for a commitment to a board? Join one of our three task committees! There are three different groups so one of them is sure to fit an area you are passionate about. Details on each committee include:

Creative Entrepreneur Recruitment Committee

• Goal – Gain a working knowledge about downtown Aberdeen’s creative entrepreneurs, potential recruits, and best sustainability methods
• Objective – Develop a vast understanding of Downtown Aberdeen’s customer base through demographic/.demographic market analysis
• Example Action Items-
     o Identify and establish partnerships with small business agencies
     o Develop resources and funding options to retain, expand and recruit creative entrepreneurs
     o Develop an inventory of the diverse goods and services offered by current successful entrepreneurs
     o Nominate annual volunteer awards and conduct recognition affairs
     o Maintain wayfinding sign program
     o Develop new business “assistance” document database
     o Zip code surveys

Home Décor & Design Committee

• Goal – Establish a baseline of the impact and draw that home décor and design has Downtown Aberdeen
• Objective – Develop a vast understanding of foot traffic generated for home décor and design in the downtown area
• Example Action Items-
     o Conduct a networking effort to determine home décor and design trends
     o Promote educational home décor and design workshops within existing businesses
     o Promote Façade Grant Program
     o Conduct a holiday window display event
     o Create a list of potential home décor and design businesses in the region and develop plans for
        recruitment
     o Zip code surveys

Arts & Culture Committee

• Goal – Market and promote downtown as a thriving arts community with diverse musical venues
• Objective – Grow downtown businesses that connect to the existing arts and musical variety
• Example Action Items-
     o Identify and implement partnership opportunities between local, regional and statewide arts/music
        organizations
     o Develop and promote online presence
     o Identify appropriate spaces for arts and musical venues
     o Expand and create unique cultural events
     o Conduct an assessment of physical conditions

To join, fill out a Committee Preference Form. Submission details are included in the document.
       
       
       
       
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