Downtown New Bedford, Inc. Membership Opportunities

Downtown New Bedford Inc. is a non-profit organization providing marketing, education, and advocacy to downtown’s stakeholders. Our mission is to bring more people downtown every day to shop, dine, and enjoy all that our community has to offer!


Through print and digital marketing, dNB Inc. strives to amplify the unique voice of downtown New Bedford – on our social channels, in our print collateral, and through community engagement. Members are featured in our dNB Guide & Map, a favorite resource for locals and tourists alike! Members are also included in our social media campaigns, with bi-weekly e-blasts and frequent posts on Instagram & Facebook.


We provide constant and consistent information and resources for both visitors and stakeholders alike. In addition to three annual educational workshops, we host after-hours events for business owners to mingle and talk shop, share relevant and engaging content on social media, and host an exclusive members-only dNB Facebook Group.


Through our partnerships with NBEDC, the city of New Bedford, and The Chamber of Commerce, dNB Inc. provides a voice for your concerns. From parking to trash pickup, we are committed to making downtown New Bedford an awesome place to live, work, and visit! Membership includes a seat on our new dNB Advisory Committee. Quarterly Advisory Committee meetings allow members to stay up to date on all things dNB and encourages community engagement and collaboration.