Find out how you can support local businesses.

An additional resource available is SWCODA, Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance. SWCODA helped local residents during the 416 fire. Visit their website to get or give assistance.

Upcoming Events:

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BID Announcements:

  • Webinar for Small Businesses TODAY
    Webinar for Small Businesses TODAY

    A webinar is being held today to give guidance and resources to small businesses across Southwest Colorado.

    The regional economic development organizations have come together to host a business resource webinar in response to COVID-19 for the business community. This is an informational live webinar to discuss what federal, state and regional programs and resources are available, or are in development.  There will be a panel representing the regional organizations along with a virtual Q&A session.

     Where: Online (see below for video/call information)

    When:  Thursday, March 26, 2:30 PM


    • Federal Stimulus Bill -  John Whitney- Senator Bennet’s Office  and  Ann McCoy Harold -Colorado Senator Gardner’s Office
    • SBDC and SBA Program- Mary Shepherd
    • State of Colorado OEDIT- Katharina Papenbrock
    • Region 9- Laura Lewis Marchino
    • SW Colorado Community Foundation CERF Fund- Briggen Wrinkle

    Technology Platform:

    Please download the Zoom app on your computer, tablet, or phone. Zoom works on all devices including Apple, Android, and PC. If you choose the audio only option, there is no need to download the Zoom app.

    Zoom Video and Audio:

    For Audio only: 

    Phone Number: 1-346-248-7799 

    Webinar ID: 460 651 870

  • Support Local Business During COVID 19
    Support Local Business During COVID 19

    The Durango Business Improvement District Cares about your health and the health of our community. Help support local businesses in Downtown Durango and the North Main District through this time by shopping online, purchasing a gift card, order take out or sign up for private classes. See a detailed list of businesses offering these services HERE.

  • BID Meetings
    BID Meetings

    BID's monthly board of directors meeting is open to the public. The meeting is held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, from noon to 2 pm, at BID's office, 850 1/2 Main Ave Suite 2. The next meeting is Thursday April 9, 2020.

    A few days before the board meeting, the agenda for the meeting will be posted HERE.

    The BID board is holding a special board meetint to discuss COVID 19 response. Date is Tuesday March 24, time is 9 to 10 am. The agenda can be found HERE. Meeting can be accessed online at



    TBK Bank hosts BID's monthly Coffee and Conversation meeting. BID Coffee and Conversation is for business owners and anyone interested in Downtown and North Main District activities. The meeting is always held on the 2nd Friday of every month from 8:30 to 9:30 am. at TBK Bank in the Community Room, 259 W. 9th Street. Free coffee and pastries are provided by TBK Bank. The next meeting is Friday April 10, 2020. Click HERE for the agenda a few days before the meeting. NOTICE - these meetings will be held online for the immediate future, with a link to participate posted here soon.


    BID also holds an every-other-month meeting for businesses in the North Main District. The next meeting is Tuesday April 28, 2020, from 8:30 to 9:30 am. at the Durango Public Library. A few days before the board meeting, the agenda for the meeting will be posted HERE.

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