Become A Member

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By becoming a member of Downtown Hattiesburg (HHDA) you join a group of like-minded individuals who want to make a difference for downtown Hattiesburg and who want to see it prosper and grow in partnership with the surrounding areas. Downtown Hattiesburg promotes and markets downtown Hattiesburg as a destination – a place to live, work and play.  Membership and involvement in annual programming and promotion makes for a better downtown, thus a better Hattiesburg!




Individual membership | $35

1-9 employees| $150

Family membership | $35

 10+ employees | $250



»  #GetDowntown eBlast, weekly, for updates on upcoming events and promotions

»  Official HHDA membership decal

»  Access to all membership events and seminars

»  Opportunity to vote for directors and officers of the organization

»  Eligibility to serve on board of directors, as a committee chair, ambassador, liaison, or as a volunteer

»  Opportunity to help with event planning and promotions

BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP includes all of the above, plus:

»  Referral services

»  First preference for contract services (t-shirts, printing, catering, etc.)

»  Eligible to receive support or assistance with business events and promotions

»  Eligible to apply for support services or programs offered

»  Opportunity to apply for façade and business development grants

»  Opportunity to receive design assistance for building renovations

»  Invitation to participate in cooperative advertising, promotions and events

»  Inclusion for promotional opportunities in the weekly #GetDowntown eBlast and social media platforms

»  Inclusion of member events in promoted advertising, when applicable

»  Inclusion for spotlight with links on website and social media channels, including calendars

»  Invitation to all business workshops, networking, and resources

»  Access to ambassadors program for ribbon cutting, promotions, and much more

See the additional menu of sponsorship opportunities available.

HHDA holds monthly membership meetings on the last Thursday of  the month beginning at 8 a.m. at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center, 723 Main Street.  Anyone interested in getting more involved in Downtown is welcome and invited to attend.