connect downtown Johnson city
who we are
Connect Downtown is an accredited organization in the Tennessee Main Street and National Main Street program.
what we do
The Connect Downtown Johnson City Board of Directors and its committees, strive to:
Foster a thriving and diverse storefront economy that supports Downtown Johnson City business community, excites visitors, and meets the needs of residents
Cultivate a lively and engaging Downtown atmosphere that identifies Downtown Johnson City as a destination for locals and tourists alike
Create a truly welcoming environment that enhances the experience of
Downtown Johnson City’s visitors and residents
Increase CDJC’s organizational effectiveness and ability to deliver on its mission
The mission of Connect Downtown Johnson City is to foster a thriving downtown ecosystem that is desirable for residents, businesses, and visitors by forging partnerships and facilitating community connections.
HOW WE DO IT
We accomplish our goals through the Main Street four point approach
ECONOMIC VITALITY focuses on capital, incentives, and other economic and financial tools to assist new and existing businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and innovators that drive local economies
DESIGN supports a community’s transformation by enhancing the physical and visual assets that set the commercial district apart.
PROMOTION positions the downtown or commercial district as the center of the community and hub of economic activity, while creating a positive image that showcases a community’s unique characteristics.
ORGANIZATION involves creating a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort, including cultivating partnerships, community involvement, and resources for the district.