The Downtown Athens Business Association is a collection of downtown businesses whose main objective is to facilitate the operation of a vibrant, thriving business community downtown. We have a board of directors consisting of local business owner/operators in town, and we function as a mouthpiece for businesses to discuss issues at a commercial and governmental level.
What Does DABA Do?
Operates the Downtown Athens Gift Certificate Program
Advertises and promotes Downtown Athens throughout the region
Appeals to and lobbies local government on behalf of our members
Provides members with important information on upcoming events
Represents downtown businesses with an active social media presence
Organizes ribbon cuttings to announce businesses opening or reopening
Provides educational opportunities regarding local ordinances and legislation
Communication. Promotion. Education. Advocacy.