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About Membership

What do you get as a member of the Sidney Business Improvement Area Society? Resources, networking, access to leveraged marketing opportunities, and community support are just a few of the benefits of membership.


    If your business is in the Downtown Sidney Improvement Area (BIA), you’re a member! You can check out the Downtown BIA boundary here.

    Membership with the Sidney Business Improvement Area Society (Sidney BIA) grants our members access to programs and services to help them thrive and grow in the downtown core. Our priorities include creating a vibrant, welcoming and safe Downtown; business retention and recruitment; revitalization; marketing, promotions and events. Click here to view our Guide to Sidney BIA Membership.


    Associate memberships are open for professional individuals, businesses, or organizations that are not located within the physical boundaries of the Sidney BIA (downtown Sidney) and would like to be part of the thriving and supportive business community.

    Established in 2013, the Sidney BIA’s mission is to increase footsteps, potential customers, clients and event attendees within the Sidney BIA’S district through the development, implementation and evaluation of marketing, promotion and other communication and collaborative efforts.

    Through marketing initiatives, business engagement programs, and community events, the Sidney BIA contributes to the establishment of a strong and vibrant downtown district. Members benefit directly from sales leads and marketing opportunities and indirectly prosper from increased economic growth, which is crucial to a thriving local economy and high quality of life. Click here to find out more and to apply!


    As a result of the effects of the pandemic on Sidney’s business community, the Sidney Business Improvements Area Society, which represents downtown Sidney businesses, entered into an agreement with the Town of Sidney to provide business support services to all businesses within Sidney that hold a valid business license.

    This agreement allowed for the hiring of a dedicated Business Development Manager whose responsibilities include reporting relevant business information to the Town of Sidney, enhancing available online resources for all businesses, maintaining a comprehensive dataset of all Sidney businesses, consulting with all new Sidney businesses, and establishing opportunities for businesses to recover from the effects of COVID-19. Click to find out more!