Why invest in Downtown Helena, Inc.

Downtown Helena, Inc., your dynamic Downtown membership group, is committed to:

  • Promoting and publicizing Downtown Helena in our community
  • Encouraging and developing a spirit of cooperation among members
  • Establishing and developing cooperative advertising and promotional campaigns and activities
  • Fostering favorable public relations for Downtown Helena in various communities, organizations and agencies in the area served by Downtown Helena




Membership Information

Downtown Helena, Inc. has built a strong reputation as the leader and centerpiece for retail, financial, professional, entertainment, dining and cultural activities in our community. Downtown Helena is a living history with its unique architecture attracting visitors, shoppers, employees, and businesses that foster the spirit that Downtown Helena is good for business.

Download 2015-16 Membership Packet

Please send completed form and payment to:

Downtown Helena, Inc.
225 Cruse Ave
Helena, MT 59601


Business Member Benefits:

  • Announcements included in the Do You Know? weekly newsletter
  • Individual business page & listing on DHI’s website with links to your website and social media
  • $2 discount on rolls of parking coins
  • Posting on DHI’s Facebook (4000+ likes) and other social media
  • Reduced participation fees in DHI events/promotions. See list of events here.
  • Cooperative advertising opportunities
  • Ability to utilize/rent BID equipment for member events – certain restrictions apply
  • Inclusion on DHI coupon flyer – available for download on website and provided to attendees of conferences and events.
  • Opportunities to network and build valuable relationships with other DHI members
  • Access to DHI’s existing volunteer base
  • Opportunity to serve on DHI’s volunteer working committees, volunteer opportunities for employees avenues to give back to the downtown community
  • Increased visibility through sponsorship opportunities, such as events and promotions.
  • DHI is your collective voice and advocate for all issues affecting downtown  i.e. parking, road closures, etc.
  • Contribute to shaping the future of Downtown Helena
  • Opportunities to network with other downtown Helena members and supporters through B2B programs
  • Educational panels and programs
  • Media and advertising discounts for members

Patron Member Benefits:

All Patrons are afforded the full list of Downtown Helena Member Benefits PLUS the following:

  • Logo featured on DHI’s website and recognition as a Patron of DHI
  • Logo featured on sponsor banner which appears at every Alive @ 5 (13 weeks!)
  • Regular social media promotion
  • Features in Do You Know? weekly newsletter

Friends of Downtown Helena:

Not a business owner but love supporting everything Downtown? Contribute to Downtown Helena as an individual and receive recognition as a “Friend of Downtown.”


Downtown Helena Gift Card Program2015 gift card design

As a participating merchant in the Downtown Helena Inc. Gift Card Program, your business enjoys the following benefits in addition to all the regular member benefits listed above. This gift card is a debit MasterCard and functions as a regular debit MasterCard using your existing system for transactions.

  • Access to customers’ gift cards totaling over $100,000 per year
  • Customers can only use card at participating merchants
  • Unique marketing opportunity to captive, existing audience
  • Marketing tools provided by DHI

** A one-time $49 activation fee applies 


 For more information on becoming a member of Downtown Helena, Inc. call (406) 447-1535.