• Downtown Merchants Association



  • The DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION (DMA) is a group of brick & mortar business owners in the Gaylord, Michigan downtown-shopping district), that plans, organizes and executes shopping and community events for that district.

    DMA MISSION: Support brick and mortar businesses in the DMA district.   Increase customers and enhance the downtown experience through community and shopping events.   



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  • 2019 Business After Hours Schedule:

    All Business After Hours events are from 5 - 7 p.m unless otherwise noted..

    January 9: Sponsored and hosted by Lowes of Gaylord.

    February 13: Sponsored and hosted by Bill Marsh Ford of Gaylord.

    March 13: Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and hosted by TBD.

    April 10: Sponsored by the Larkin Group and hosted by Big Buck Brewery.

    May 8: Sponsored and hosted by Dynamic Physical Therapy.

    June 12: Sponsored and hosted by the Gaylord Bowling Center.

    July 17: Sponsored by August Haus and Community Home Health and hosted by TBD.

    August 14: Sponsored by Advantage Audiology and White Birch Outfitters and hosted Advantage Audiology.

    September 11: Sponsored and hosted by North Central Michigan College (Gaylord).

    October 9: Sponsored by Feeny of Gaylord & Grayling and hosted by Bennethum's Northern Inn.

    November 13: Sponsored by The Drzewiecki Agency, LLC and SERVPRO® of Gaylord & Cheboygan and hosted by Snowbelt Brewing Company.

    December 11: Holiday Business After Hours sponsored by Korthase Flinn Insurance & Financial Services and Art Van of Gaylordhosted by the Otsego Resort from 5:00-8:00 p.m.




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  • Meet business professionals and leaders in your area by attending a Business After Hours!

    This networking event allows you to meet new people and build business relationships. You can sponsor a Business After Hours or attend and enjoy good company and great food from one of our many Chamber Member Restaurants. Each Business After Hours is held from 5-7pm and costs $5 for Chamber Members or $10 for non-yet members.

    Why Host a Business After Hours?

    •  Promote Your Business
    •  Distribute Literature
    •  Network
    •  Meet New People
    •  Aquire New Clients
    •  Chamber Facebook Banner
    •  Recognition on Chamber Website
    •  Flyer in Chamber This Week

    Register and pay online here!

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