Membership

Membership Benefits

Individual Membership

  • PDC's weekly e-update;
  • Discounted registration at PDC workshops and the Annual Conference;
  • Members-only access to website resources

NOTE: Organizations and businesses are not eligible for the individual membership tier.

Standard Organization Membership Level

  • PDC's weekly e-update the "Messenger"
  • Members-only access to website resources
  • PDC resource library access
  • Complimentary weekly e-update to Board Chair
  • PDC's CenterPiece Newsletter
  • Discounted registration at PDC Annual Conference
  • Discounted rates on PDC programs & services
  • Legislative and program advocacy alerts
  • Annual salary survey reports
  • One annual socio-economic and demographic data update
  • Unlimited telephone consultation
  • Managers' Memos for local distribution
  • Invitation to annual regional leadership meetings (if designated)
  • Letters of support for funding applications
  • Use of PDC's PowerPoint audience response system
  • Discounts on PANO trainings and membership

Enhanced Organizational Membership Level

Includes all benefits associated with Standard Organization level in addition to one annual general site visit (upon request).

Recognized-Program Premium - Organization and Enhanced Membership Levels

There are many non-DCED designated communities who may want access to any or all of the following:

  • Attend the three annual Managers Meetings sponsored by DCED
  • Attend the Regional Leadership Forums (RLF) for board and/or committee members
  • Attend New Manager Training, designed primarily for DCED-designated communities
  • Be eligible for recommendation by PDC to the NMSC for national accreditation
  • Be eligible to apply for Special Occasion permit offered by the Liquor Control Board for DCED designated or National Main Street Center accredited/recognized programs.

Business Memberships

Bronze, Silver and Gold Memberships offer all benefits of an Organization Membership, plus added features designed especially for businesses that wish to take advantage of business development opportunities.

Business Bronze

  • Business listing on PDC's website
  • Discount on exhibit space at PDC Annual Conference
  • Business Partner Alerts (on currently open RFPs)

Business Silver

The Silver level includes the benefits associated with Bronze level membership, as well as one day PDC technical assistance consultation.

Business Gold

The Gold level includes benefits associated with Bronze and Silver level membership as well sponsorship listing in the CenterPiece newsletter and two complimentary registrations at the PDC Annual Conference.

Note: Member benefits apply only to the person listed as the member; multiple contacts at an organization do not receive additional passwords, mailings, etc.

Membership Brochure & Form PDC Map of Groups and Regions/Basic Trade Areas PANO Overview & Application