WPB DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY MARKETING DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT INTERNATIONAL DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION

October 5, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 5, 2020) –  All the creative, highly effective marketing initiatives that funnel into the overall plan to keep Downtown West Palm Beach the dynamic, desirable, safe and sound place to live, work or play will be shared this year at the International Downtown Association’s (IDA)  66th Annual Conference & Marketplace.»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO LAUNCH SECOND “HEALING CIRCLE” SERIES

October 5, 2020

Free virtual sessions will focus on coping with stress and difficult topics WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October  5, 2020) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is fostering communication and discussion in Downtown West Palm Beach and beyond with another installment of their “Healing Circle” discussion series. The second installment, which focuses on the»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SEEKS ARTISTS TO CREATE NEW MURAL AND UTILITY BOX DESIGNS

September 16, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (September 16, 2020) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) with the support from the West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District have issued a Request for Proposal for Palm Beach County artists to amplify and enhance the mural and public art experience in Downtown West Palm Beach.  The ”canvases” consist»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY HEAD PROVIDES STATE OF DOWNTOWN

August 31, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (August 27, 2020) – More than 100 residents, investors and business owners logged onto Zoom and Facebook Live last week to hear Keith James, Mayor of West Palm Beach, and Raphael Clemente, Executive Director of the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA), report on the  organization’s new business assistance programs, new protocols for existing programming adapted to»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE “STATE OF DOWNTOWN” AT VIRTUAL SUMMIT

August 17, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (August 17, 2020) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will host its annual Downtown Summit on a virtual platform this year to review the state of the downtown from all aspects. Held live on Zoom Thursday, August 20 at 5:30 p.m., it will also be recorded for those»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES NEW GRANT PROGRAM TO ASSIST BUSINESSES

July 29, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (July 29, 2020) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development (DDA) is launching a new grant program to help assist businesses affected by COVID-19. The Tier One Grant Program launches on August 1, 2020 and will provide businesses in need of rental assistance with up to $2,500 a month for six months,»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OFFERS PUBLIC WORKSHOPS ON MANAGING COVID-19 CLEANING PROTOCOLS

July 17, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (July 17, 2020) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) just completed a week’s worth of free public workshops that provided professional tips for Downtown businesses on how to manage and optimize new cleaning protocols to keep customers and employees safe. Eight Zoom workshops were offered online from July 13»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ACCEPTED INTO LEADERSHIP PALM BEACH COUNTY ENGAGE PROGRAM

July 15, 2020

Teneka James-Feaman one of 55 professionals selected for esteemed program WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (July 14, 2020) – Teneka James-Feaman, the Associate Executive Director for the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has been accepted into the 2020-21 Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) Engage program. The flagship program is a highly competitive, 10-month commitment and it unites many of our»


NEW PROJECT-1909 MICROGRANT FUND PROVIDES FREELANCE SERVICES TO LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES

July 14, 2020

Grants Offered by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority to Further Support Efforts of Innovative Community Incubator 1909 WEST PALM BEACH, FL (July 8, 2020) – 1909, an innovative community incubator headquartered in Downtown West Palm Beach, announces the launch of PROJECT-1909, a microgrant fund supporting local»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OFFERS FREE ONLINE WORKSHOPS ON COVID-19 CLEANING PROTOCOLS

July 10, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (July 10, 2020) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is working to keep Downtown businesses and patrons safe during the COVID-19 pandemic by hosting free, online COVID-19 cleaning workshops. The one-hour workshops will be offered on Zoom to businesses Monday, July 13 through Thursday, July 16 at 9 a.m.»


WEST PALM BEACH DDA MANAGER OF URBAN PLACEMAKING SELECTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

June 4, 2020

International Downtown Association’s 2020 Emerging Leaders Fellows to learn essential leadership and place management skills WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (June 4, 2020) – Sherryl Muriente, Manager of Urban Placemaking for the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA), has been named one of 30 urban champions from around the globe for the International Downtown Association’s»


DOWNTOWN STREETS SHIFT TO PEDESTRIAN USE FOR NEW “DINING ON THE SPOT” INITIATIVE

May 16, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May  16, 2020) – With restaurants limited to utilizing a percentage of their interior capacity under the State-mandated Phase 1 re-opening plan that requires important physical distancing, the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the City of West Palm Beach just announced»


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