Become an investment partner

Invest in Downtown’s Future

The Downtown Hattiesburg Association is focused solely on downtown’s economic success, vitality, and livability.  DHA’s mission strengthens existing placemaking efforts and serves as a catalyst to collectively address the next chapter in Downtown’s evolution.  Your investment provides the resources to execute efforts in delivering a strong and successful downtown through Advocacy, Action and Collaboration.

PARTNER LEVEL EXCLUSIVE ACCESS:

  • Opportunity to participate in small group partnership meetings focused on topics of on economic vitality, beautification, and future development and growth.
  • Corporate members-only quarter update e-newsletter.
  • Recognized on Downtown website and social media pages
  • Recognized on Partners Banner displayed at all DHA functions
  • Recognized at Annual Meeting and Partners Reception
  • Additional Partner level-specific benefits:

PARTNER LEVEL HIGHLIGHTS

Collaborator Level | $5,000 – $10,000

For the most highly invested stakeholders who want a voice in change and a hand in growth.

Collaborator Level stakeholders lead by example and serve as corporate leaders in driving the vision and supporting the revitalization efforts of our city’s core.

  • Logo featured prominently on DHA website home page
  • Listed as a Collaborator Level Partner on the Partners Page of DHA website
  • Customized profile page on website
  • Prominently featured as a Collaborator Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Customizable sponsorship of select Downtown hosted event of your choice**
Champion Level | $3,000 -$5,000

For premier investors who strive for greater impact.
Champion-level stakeholders demonstrate at the highest levels, their organizational support for DHA, demonstrating their corporate responsibility to ensure a vibrant Downtown.

  • Logo featured prominently on DHA website home page
  • Customized profile on our website
  • Listed as a Champion Level Partner on the Partners Page of DHA website
  • Prominently featured as a Champion Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Ability to apply $1000 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*
Hero Level | $2,000-2,500

For invested community leaders who desire to drive momentum.
Hero-level stakeholders demonstrate their commitment to sustaining the dynamic growth and well-being of downtown by supporting DHA’s efforts to revitalize our city’s core. Demonstrating their high-level belief, as a community partner, that we all share the responsibility of ensuring a vibrant Downtown.

  • Listed as a Hero Level Partner on the Partners Page of DHA website
  • Prominently featured as a Hero Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Ability to apply $1000 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*
Advocate Level | $1,000-$1,500

For community leaders who seek deeper involvement.
Advocate-level stakeholders demonstrate a higher level of support beyond a basic-level partner membership to demonstrate their commitment as a community partner to help ensure a vibrant downtown.

  • Listed as an Advocate Level Partner on the Partners Page of the DHA website (
  • Listed as an Advocate Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Ability to apply $500 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*
Ally Level | $500 

For those who want to be engaged
Ally-level stakeholders see their support for DHA as an effort to protect their investment, expand their exposure, and serve as an advocate for a vibrant downtown.

  • Ability to apply $250 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*

DHA Hosted Events Include:

DHA Annual Meeting                 Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival

Brews & Bites                           First Saturday Events (monthly)

Star-Spangled Celebration         Downtown Candlelit Christmas

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

    * Required
    Level of Support *
    Payment Method *
    Mail Check to: DHA P.O. Box 150, Hattiesburg, MS 39403Pay On-line- Click Submit then Click Pay Now at bottom

    Business Members

    Aides Services Coalition

    American Graphics

    Anderson Design Center

    Association Management Systems, Inc.

    Automotive Glass

    Author Shoppe

    Bliss Bridal

    Blu Jazz Café

    Bloom’s: A Garden Shop

    Bourne Brothers Printing

    Christian Services, Inc.

    Clyde Bryant Insurance Agency

    Crawford House

    Davis-Morris Law Firm, P.A.

    Deakle & Johnson

    Depot Kitchen and Market

    Dossett GMC

    Dr. Greer Whitacre

     

    DREAM of Hattiesburg

    Dukes, Dukes, & Hunter

    Dunbar Real Estate, Inc.

    Economy Supply Co.

    Fairley’s Wings & More

    Flathau’s Fine Foods

    Garner Lumley

    Go Young Fashions

    Hburg Public School District Foundation

    Hattiesburg Concert Association

    HCS Trading, Inc.

    Hicks Law Firm,PLLC

    Honors College at Southern Miss

    Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home

    Inslaw Properties

    Intervest

    Launch Mississippi

    Lotus Downtown Spa

     

    Love Birds Bridal

    Main Street Books

    McElhaney Plumbing

    McKenzie’s on Main

    Mississippi Center for Legal Services

    Mississippi Music

    Oddfellows Gallery

    Parlor Salon- Aveda

    Pearl River Valley Opportunity

    Pinebelt Community Foundation

    Preservation Crossing

    R3SM

    ReMax Real Estate, Brenda Lambert

    Ruby Nails

    Sacred Heart Catholic School

    Schools Against Vaping

    Southbound Bagel

    Southeast MS Rural Health Initiative

     

    South MS Genealogical & Historical Society

    Southern Bone & Joint Specialists, P.A.

    Southern Miss Honors College

    Stage, Style & Study

    Stokes Distributing

    T. Michael Reed, Attorney

    Thrivent Financial

    Top Notch Embroidery

    Travis & Travis

    Trinity Episcopal Church

    Twin Forks Rising Community Dev. Corp.

    United Way of Southeast MS

    Vaccination Equity Initiative, MS

    VFW Post 5379, St James Wright 

    WaterPro

    INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY MEMBERS

    Jacque & Gary Blackwelder

    Raylawni & Alfred Branch

    Ken Brown

    Russ & Brooke Bryan

    Jim & Deedre Coll

    Richard & Mo Conville

    Charles Cullefer

    Steve & Mary Dryden

    Chad & Catherine Edmonson

    Corey Ferraez

    Harry Goff

    Hermine & Bill Granberry

    Robert & Lynn Hall

    Shawn & Amanda Harris

    Richard Henry

    Jane Kingsafer

    Kenny Lance

    Susan Higgs & Chad Miller

    Joe & Meg Paul

    Xena Proctor

    Theresa Ratti

    Kate Smith & Hank Mazaleski

    Susan & David Straus

    Sally & Garland Sullivan

    Lynn Sullivan

    Dee & Toddy Tatum

    Greg & LeighAnn Underwood

    LeeAnne & Ronnie Venable