North Park Business Associations

North Park Main Street & Business Improvement District (NPBID)

North Park Main Street (NPMS) is a volunteer-based, non-profit business association that advocates for North Park’s downtown business community (the 30th Street/ University downtown core), champions development that preserves the community’s historic integrity, supports the North Park Arts, Culture & Entertainment District, and promotes an urban, pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining environment. NPMS was established in 1996 when the existing North Park BID was selected by the City to be the Pilot Program for the national Main Street program in the San Diego area. NPMS administers the North Park Business Improvement District (BID) and works in partnership with the City of San Diego, the San Diego Business Improvement District Council, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Angela Landsberg, Executive Director
(619) 294-2501
3076 University Ave
San Diego CA, 92104

El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association (El Cajon BIA)

The El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association was incorporated in 1988 for purposes of administering the Boulevard Central Business Improvement District. It assumed oversight of the Boulevard Gateway District in 1997. The principal mission of the Association is to improve physical and economic conditions along the 60 blocks of the Boulevard between Park Boulevard and 54th Street.

Gary Weber, Executive Director
3727 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 283-3608

Adams Avenue Business Association (AABA)

The Adams Avenue Business Association (AABA) is an association of small businesses along Adams Avenue, reaching neighborhoods in Kensington through Normal Heights and into parts of North Park. AABA was established in 1982 and incorporated in 1985 as a non-profit organization to promote commercial activity and assist Adams Avenue business owners. AABA manages the Adams Avenue BID and local Maintenance Assessment Districts.

Jim Schneider, Executive Director
14649 Hawley Blvd.
San Diego CA, 92116
(619) 282-7329

City Heights Business Association (CHBA)

The City Heights Business Association (CHBA) is a nonprofit business association whose goals are to enhance the growth and improvement of City Heights as an international marketplace, to create partnerships between business and property owners that promote economic revitalization, and administer the City Heights Business Improvement District and City Heights Maintenance Assessment District under contract with the City of San Diego. CHBA is governed by a 13 member board of directors composed of business and property owners whose businesses are located within the City Heights Business Improvement District and/or whose properties are within the City Heights Maintenance Assessment District.

4305 University Avenue Suite 540
San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 906-4443

San Diego Business Improvement District Council

The Business Improvement District Council is an association of San Diego’s Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) whose mission is to assist in the development and dissemination of information, resources, and expertise to its member BIDs, and to improve the physical, social, and economic environments of San Diego’s small businesses.

Tiffany Shearer, Executive Director
1010 Second Avenue, Suite 1835
San Diego CA 92101
(619) 239-2437

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit business advocacy group with more than 3000 members and 130 years of experience. It is actively involved in public policy and providing valuable resources, benefits, discounts and opportunities to its members. Sample services include: business exchanges and mixers; business alliance member referral; networking program (BAG); online monthly newsletter; and diverse chamber events and seminars.

402 W. Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 544-1300

San Diego Regional EDC

In cooperation with investors and community stakeholders, the SDEDC’s mission is to strengthen San Diego’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace, and to position our region as the world’s premier business location. For more than 40 years EDC has implemented strategies that set the San Diego region apart as a thriving center of technology and entrepreneurship. EDC’s business development program targets inbound investment, provides significant resources to retain local business and assist local companies expand, and focuses on growing emerging and converging industries, including sustainability, security, maritime and healthcare. EDC’s new mega-region economic development initiative is a partnership with Imperial County and Baja California.

530 B Street, 7th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 234-8484