North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

2347 W Fond Du Lac Ave
Milwaukee WI  53206

Phone: (414) 265-2242

North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

Designated Wisconsin Main Street Community

In July of 2013, the Marketplace Business Improvement District #32 was designated Main Street Status by the State of Wisconsin. The Main Street Program is a project of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is the only private non Profit chartered by Congress to encourage public participation in the preservation of historic sites and buildings. Closer to home in Wisconsin WEDC (Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation) manages the program. The Marketplace BID went through a challenging and thorough application process to become designated by the State as Main Street.

In the years past communities our Main Street as economic engines. They were intended to be the center for development, vitality and lifeblood for neighborhoods and commercial corridors. However, suburban sprawl, big box retailers and financial disinvestments in the heart of some of our urban abd rural districs left business corridor in shabby and many times blighted condiitions. The financial crisis made it even worse, because all eyes, attention and resources were on Wall Street. Our Main Streets suffered even more.

Why is now the time and Main Street is such a big deal to us? The Main Street Program comes with some success history and Technical assets that we want to utilze in the Marketplace BID. First, the model is a proven success model with a Four Point Approach that utilizees a comprehensive and collaborative strategy to address the communit needs. The four points are: Organization- this approach engages community stakeholders to recruit volunteers, fundraise and promote the program. Economic Restructering is charged with studying and understanding thre market, looking at business retention and business recruitment, and helping to develop real estate. The Design Approach is focused on building and public improvements, signage, visual merchandising and historic preservation and planning. In addition, Promotions utilize volunteers for corridor image development, special events, business promotions and tourism development.

The holistic models make up the success of the program, the outcomes is more jobs and revitalized community. This is why the Marketplace BID is excited to be selelcted as a Main Street. We still need volunteers and committee members. Please consider joining us.

North Avenue and Fond du Lac Marketplace Business Improvement District #32

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Founded: 2004

Categories: Community & Government

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm



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Anatomy of a Business Plan

Anatomy of a Business Plan
12:00 pm - 05/04/2016

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

Creating a well organized and structured plan that will explain an entrepreneurial dream can be daunting. Join the Marketplace BID #32 with guest facilitator Richard...

Activate Your 2016 Vision!!!

Activate Your 2016 Vision!!!
12:00 am - 01/28/2016

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

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Activate Your 2016 Vision

Activate Your 2016 Vision
12:00 am - 01/20/2016

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Turn Dreams Into Reality (Vision Board Session)

Turn Dreams Into Reality (Vision Board Session)
02:00 pm - 12/22/2015

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

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Reception for Fashion Designer KELVIN HAYDON

Reception for Fashion Designer KELVIN HAYDON
05:30 pm - 11/05/2015

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Private Event m.facebook.com/events/1602199620028230/1604313619816830/ Join the Fondy North Avenue BID 32 in honoring Kelving Haydon of KH Designs and winner of...

A Garden Party

A Garden Party
10:30 pm - 09/17/2015

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Order tickets via Eventbrite: eventbrite.com/e/the-garden-party-tickets-18229576153?aff=efbevent *Connect with Area Business *Hear About Area Projects *Preview...

A Garden Party

A Garden Party
05:30 pm - 09/17/2015

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A Business Mixer Hosted by Marketplace Business Improvement Distict 32 @ Alice's Community Garden *Networking *Learn about area projects *Preview upcoming events *Meet...

Financial Fitness Basics

Financial Fitness Basics
05:00 pm - 08/17/2015

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

Order tickets via Eventbrite: eventbrite.com/e/financial-fitness-basics-tickets-18039398326?aff=efbevent Learn about the benefits of saving, investing and paying...

Business Startup Fundamentals: Legal

Business Startup Fundamentals: Legal
12:00 pm - 07/29/2015

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the legal aspects of owning your business. From obtaining business contracts to legal documents for protecting your business,...

Conversations With An Accountant: Lunch and Learn Session

Conversations With An Accountant: Lunch and Learn Session
12:00 pm - 07/10/2015

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Learn the importance of proper accounting systems, whether it be a CPA or accounting software and gain knowledge on basic programs such as Quick Books, Peach Tree...

The Business Startup Fundamentals Lunch and Learn Session

The Business Startup Fundamentals Lunch and Learn Session
12:00 pm - 06/24/2015

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

Don't miss the opportunity to find out how to build a solid foundation for your business. Learn how to do "the work before the work." There is a $5 fee with snacks...

The Nuts and Bolts of Marketing Your Business

The Nuts and Bolts of Marketing Your Business
05:00 pm - 06/17/2015

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

Are you marketing your business efficiently and effectively? Learn from a marketing expert how to market your brand. There is a $5 fee with snacks and beverages...

Savings and Retirement Distribution

Savings and Retirement Distribution
05:00 pm - 06/15/2015

At North Ave Fond du Lac Marketplace BID

Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial is offering a workshop on how to start planning for your retirement and different saving options. Make sure you are prepared...

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