Connecting those making an impact in Downtown San Diego with unparalleled resources, relationships, and support. 

What Downtown Partnership Members Can Expect

A who’s who of Downtown and its cultural fabric, members with the Downtown San Diego Partnership can count on unparalleled connections, resources and support at varying levels depending on their needs 

New members of the Downtown Partnership will join an established group of elected officials, regional decision-makers, business leaders, industry professionals, Downtown advocates and engaged residents who are all committed to the economic prosperity and cultural vitality of our urban center.   

The Downtown Partnership provides a full calendar of public and member-exclusive events focused on professional development and networking. Whether digital or in person, you’re guaranteed an experience, lesson or connection you won’t find anywhere else.
We won’t lie, one of the best benefits of membership is your fellow members. They’re the top professionals from the various industries that call Downtown and the greater San Diego region home.
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member testimonial

"Since joining in 2010, my membership with the Downtown San Diego Partnership has been invaluable. The Downtown Partnership encourages/supports business and personal growth, while providing you with the opportunity to engage in committees and programming that are important to the success of both my company and our urban neighborhoods. Through my membership I have built stronger relationships with individuals from various industries. The Partnership team is extremely helpful, relatable, and professional."
Cecilia Kucharski
Vice President, Webcor

Become a member

Want to Help Make a Difference in Downtown? Apply today.

Frequently Asked Questions

A 501(c)(6) membership-based nonprofit organization that exists to promote its members’ business interests, without the goal of making a profit. 

No, the business does not need to be in Downtown, you will just want to have an invested interest as our work, programs, meetings, gatherings, and events are focused on and held in Downtown. 

Membership is valid for one year and begins on the day you join and will be up for renewal on the first of that month the following year. 

Funds raised from this event will be used to support the Downtown Partnership’s mission of advancing an economically prosperous and culturally vibrant Downtown. This includes the following areas:   

  • Advocacy for economic growth and revitalization of Downtown.   
  • Partnerships with regional business organizations and government agencies to strengthen the business climate in Downtown.   

  • Identifying needs, developing strategies, shaping public policy, and implementing programs to improve the quality of life in Downtown.