Design (Chair: Jennifer Lisa)

  • develops guidelines that maintain and enhance the architectural heritage of the area while encouraging smart use.
  • hosts educational platforms that teach citizens and business owners effective design techniques and provides assistance in planning and implementation.
  • plans for the beautification and encouragement of the use of public spaces.

Promotion (Chair: Chris Klenk)

  • works with the downtown residents and businesses to improve the marketing strategies of the downtown district.
  • plans and hosts a variety of special events.
  • develops and publishes the annual calendar of events, the Downtown Map and the “Doing Business in Downtown Belfast” booklet.

Organization (Chair: Tom Griffith)

  • maintains public relations through the local media, the newsletter, the website and brochures.
  • plans the Open House meetings.
  • manages volunteer development.
  • develops the annual fund-raising plan.