In a nutshell, that's our mission. We work to enhance and promote Downtown San Clemente as the historic, cultural and thriving commercial heart of the community.
Our 3-part focus for supporting a strong downtown:
•Communication and cultivation of partnerships
•Boosting commerce & civic pride thru downtown events
•Business advocacy, resources and marketing & promotion
VIP Partner Membership is $125 annually and includes all the benefits listed below.
•Your business listed on the SCDBA website directories of businesses
•Free social media shout-outs on our platforms including photography
•Advertise your promotions or events in our monthly newsletter
•Monthly e-newsletter with up-to-date information (street closures, marketing opportunities, promotions, events, local news and city government decisions) that may affect your business.
•Attend ThinkTank virtual sector meetings to exchange ideas and connect with other business leaders in town.
•Attend Online Business Webinars delivering information relevant to business operators in San Clemente about your rights, responsibilities, and opportunities as business owners.
•Mix and mingle with fellow business operators at bi-monthly happy hours or informative breakfast meetings (to resume in 2022)
SCDBA plans and produces the following annual downtown events bringing thousands of shoppers, diners, and visitors to San Clemente and enhancing local pride and sense of community. SCDBA Members get priority opportunities to market to the thousands who attend these events.
•San Clemente Village Art Faire, monthly on the Library Lawn
•Shamrock Run 5K/10K, inaugural run is March 19, 2022
•Treat Street on Avenida Del Mar, Halloween trick-or-treating at downtown shops
•San Clemente Car Show, downtown cars, live music and food
•Shop Small Saturday, a festive day of shopping locally downtown
•Puttin’ on the Glitz, a downtown holiday celebration in conjunction with the City's Santa's Village by the Sea event.