Become part of the community


Join us today in our mission to build a greater and more prosperous Downtown by enhancing and promoting the economic vitality of our Downtown Papillion businesses.


When you join the Papillion Historical Downtown Business Association (PHDBA), you work to further our mission of enhancing and promoting the economic vitality of downtown Papillion businesses, and to assure that the downtown Papillion community continues as the cultural, social, political, educational, and economic center of the city of Papillion, Nebraska.


The PHDBA works each year to produce a series of signature events, promotions and advertising to create a simple call to action: Come downtown! 


The PHDBA focuses on issues that impact our historical downtown businesses such as transportation and parking, tourism and promotion, permitting and zoning.


The PHDBA’s annual event calendar is packed with networking and education opportunities designed to empower and enhance the local business community.


The PHDBA works closely with the City of Papillion on projects and policies to improve and restore the downtown Papillion business community. 


The PHDBA is a private, membership organization that advocates on behalf of the Downtown Papillion Business community.


The PHDBA’s Committee provides a forum for discussion and action based needs pertaining to downtown Papillion businesses.


Advocacy alerts are sent to members regularly to ensure the business community stays up to date on the issues impacting their everyday operations. 


PHDBA meetings are held monthly and hosted at various downtown locations, rotating between a breakfast and luncheon schedule.



Be apart of a supportive network of business leaders who are directly involved in the future success and growth our historical downtown Papillion Business community.

Get Exclusive BENEFITS

Through the dedicated efforts of our members, the PHDBA champions the success and growth of businesses throughout the Downtown Papillion Business Community. PHDBA seeks members that share in the commitment to Downtown Papillion’s long-term success.

Increase your downtown presence with membership opportunities that bring unique visibility and exposure for your business or organization.

Your membership affirms our key values and is a vital and ongoing investment in the future of the Papillion Historical Downtown Business community.

PHDBA represents the interests of local businesses and organizations through advocacy and by actively seeking partnerships to promote downtown growth.

Being part of our PHDBA comes with opportunities for networking, marketing and promotions, community events, sponsorship and volunteering.

Get connected and involved in all things downtown with PHDBA exclusive benefits that support our growing downtown as a unique and vibrant destination.

PHDBA Membership Includes

The Papillion Historical Downtown Business Association (PHDBA) is commited to being an influential respresentative, a resource and a liaison for Papillion’s Downtown Businesses. PHDBA brings business advocacy, marketing collaboration and community partnership opportunities to your business.


Membership Swag & Welcome Kit

Proudly display your PHDBA member decal in a storefront window, entry door or at your checkout counter.


Listing in PHDBA Website Membership Directory

Customers will easily find your business information on our PHDBA Membership Directory when searching for ways to shop, eat, play and do business downtown.


New Member Announcements

Inclusion in new member announcements, promotions and events in PHDBA Downtown News.


Featured in Promotional Rack Card

Be included in our downtown Papillion rack card available at PCF and various downtown businesses.


Inclusion in Events Calendar Promotions

Attract new visitors and tourists through our exclusive Downtown Events Calendar to boost members promotional events.


Gain Exclusive Insights

Exclusive Member Access to vital information exclusively pertaining to our downtown business economic growth to help make informed decisions. 


Member Engagement Opportunities

Monthly Member Briefings, Annual Member Engagement Plan check-ins, low-cost networking and leadership participation opportunities on our PHDBA Committee.


Discounted Co-op Advertising Opportunities

Take advantage of our group discounts for advertising in local print publications like newspapers and magazines.


Facebook Event Co-hosting & Promotion

Get visibility on our PHDBA Facebook page and reach a wide local audience about your downtown special events and happenings.


Volunteer & Sponsorship Opportunities

Increase your downtown presence and get involved by donating your time or sponsoring our events.

PHDBA Membership Level Options

The Papillion Historical Downtown Business Association (PHDBA) strives to make Downtown Papillion the best place to live, work and build a business, and PHDBA members at all levels are key to supporting that work. The PHDBA Associate Business, Non-Profit Organization and Individual Community Member membership levels offers tailored pathways designed to make impactful connections that support Downtown Papillion’s growth and development.

Ready to become a member? Select a membership and click the “join today” link to complete our Membership Form and we will get in touch with you soon to complete your registeration.

$100/ YEAR
Any business that falls within the Downtown District Overlay.
Non-Profit Member

$80/ YEAR

Any 501(3) tax-exempt organization.
$150/ YEAR
Any business that falls outside the Downtown District Overlay.


Become Part of a Larger Voice

PHDBA is the meeting place for businesses and organizations who want to be involved in Downtown Papillion’s positive growth and influence the trajectory of the region.

Let’s talk about how a PHDBA membership can be a great fit for your business.

Since 2013, The Papillion Historical Downtown Business Association (PHDBA) has been the voice for all things Downtown and represents the Downtown Business Community thru extensive involvement with city staff and elected leadership as well as Downtown businesses and organizations.

PHDBA affords businesses the opportunity to support downtown improvement efforts, affirm key values and convey an important sense of community while joining other community-minded business leaders who are committed to downtown Papillion’s long-term success.  When you join the PHDBA, you become part of a larger voice, to advocate for our members on issues exclusively affecting our Downtown Papillion Business community.

Looking to learn more about Membership?

Follow this link to complete our Membership Inquiry Form and a member of our team will follow-up with you shortly to provide additional membership information and answer any additional questions you may have.

"Our Business is a proud member of the Papillion Historical Downtown Business Association. We let the PHDBA represent our interests so we can stay focused on our business. With this joint effort, PHDBA brings a quality supportive business environment to the downtown Papillion community."

"Membership in the PHDBA offers an opportunity to be directly involved in the future growth of downtown Papillion and preserving it's history. Together we can intentionally influence a better downtown!"

“Nobody knows how to bring vibrancy initiatives to Downtown Papillion better than the businesses who make Downtown their home.”

"Sharing thoughts and experiences with fellow area business members gives me the sense that we are all in this together, and I that I can make more informed decisions."

"Through my association with PHDBA I feel as if I am well informed about Downtown development, what’s going on in our community and future plans.”

"Being a member of the Papillion Historical Downtown Business Association connects us deeply to the community. The PHDBA is committed to improving our community, making Downtown Papillion a better place to work and live."

Whats happening downtown



See what’s happening in downtown Papillion! Check out our events calendar to view upcoming signature, seasonal and new events!




PHDBA is your source for downtown news, including new member spotlights, member promotional events, and downtown projects.



Check out our new Downtown Papillion Business Directory! Shop local and support your historical downtown Papillion business community.