The Bayview Merchants’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan group of neighborhood businesses in the Bayview-Hunters Point district of San Francisco. We are dedicated to the success of the merchants that make up our organization.
BAYVIEW MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION (BMA)
President: Al Williams
3801 Third Street, Suite 1068, San Francisco, CA 94124
Castro Merchant's mission is to unite area merchants in order to promote Castro neighborhood interests, increase business opportunities and facilitate communication between businesses and local government.
President: Masood Samereie
584 Castro Street #333, San Francisco, California 94114
Founded in 1988 by May Louie, the San Francisco Chinatown Merchants Association (SFCMA) is an independent community organization dedicated to the revitalization of commerce and tourism in one of America's most unique historic neighborhoods. Through our annual sponsorship of tradition-based events like the Annual Autumn Moon Festival, the SFCMA seeks to help visitors and locals alike appreciate the rich cultural heritage of Chinatown and all those who live and work in the neighborhood.
The CSMA is an association of merchants, business owners and non-profits that maintain their business on or around Clement Street in San Francisco. CSMA members represent diverse businesses from a variety of backgrounds. It is this rich multicultural fiber that defines our business corridor.
Divisadero Merchants advocates for the merchants and small businesses along the vibrant Divisadero corridor. We organize events such as The Divisadero Art Walk - a quarterly event that features artists, performers, hand-crafted local goods, specialty foods, cocktails and more.
DBA‘s mission is to foster communication and camaraderie among neighborhood business owners, to promote business vitality in our neighborhood, and to represent the collective interests of our business community in interactions with SF city agencies, the SF Chamber of Commerce and other neighborhood business & merchant associations.
Our goal as a group is to come together and create a voice for our members that can be heard; a voice that can bring attention to the needs of our commercial corridor. Merchants and residents alike can benefit from a healthy, vibrant business district, and we aim to build one.
Fillmore Street is one of San Francisco’s great treasures. It’s the main shopping and dining district in one of the city’s finest neighborhoods. This is a neighborhood of great diversity. You will find fine restaurants, cool cafes, unique thrift stores and the trendiest of boutiques.
FILLMORE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Ron Benitez
2443 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, California, 94115
The Fisherman’s Wharf Merchants Association was founded in 1946 to provide excellent member service and a strong unified voice that will ensure the growth of our community. Our vision is to preserve the history and guarantee the future health and success of the fishermen and merchants of Fisherman's Wharf.
Geary Boulevard has had a rich history of service to the people of San Francisco and to the Richmond District community. Founded in 1922, the we continue to be instrumental in implementing improvements to Geary Blvd., and maintaining the powerful image of namesake, John W. Geary.
GREATER GEARY BOULEVARD MERCHANTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
The Haight Ashbury Merchants Association (HAMA) was established to build merchant cooperation, promote, improve, market, advertise, and beautify the Haight-Ashbury shopping district and visitor experience. Our organization seeks to create a vibrant community and a welcoming place for residents and visitors alike. Annually, we have sponsored the holiday lights on the trees along Haight street. Our members have drafted and approved a plan to revitalize the street. We work closely with the City and other neighborhood community groups.
The mission of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association (HVNA) is to promote a sense of friendly association and community involvement throughout Hayes Valley; preserve and reinforce our neighborhood’s cultural and economic diversity, historic character, beauty and architecture; and ensure our community’s constructive participation in San Francisco’s governmental process.
HAYES VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MERCHANT GROUP
President: Craig Hamburg
400 Grove Street, Suite #3, San Francisco, California, 94102
Since our founding in 1928, the Inner Sunset Merchants Association (ISMA) has been the voice of our neighborhood’s business community. We are an all-volunteer, non-profit association committed to supporting, promoting and advocating for the needs of our local business community. We welcome new merchants into our neighborhood and work hard to drive new business to our growing community.
The neighborhood that is now Japantown (Nihonmachi) is approximately one mile west of Union Square and is part of San Francisco’s Western Addition, a subdivision that came into being with the writing of the Van Ness Ordinance in 1855.
JAPANTOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Richard Hashimoto
1759 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California, 94115
LSA's objective is to build, maintain and strengthen the voice of business and property owners in the region through the Association’s initiatives. As a coalition of neighborhood stakeholders, LSA will address corridor/neighborhood concerns and advocate for improved quality of life for all, work to preserve neighborhood culture and history and promote and support business success.
LARKIN STREET MERCHANTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
Our mission is to support a safe, thriving & inclusive Lower Haight by advocating for merchants & neighbors to the City and by promoting the neighborhood to San Francisco and engaging merchants and neighbors.
The Marina Merchants Association is one of the oldest Merchants Associations in San Francisco, founded in 1928. We bring business and community together. We promote unity of action among the merchants in order to enhance the business conditions in the Marina District.
Founded in 1909, Mission Merchants Association represents the City’s oldest and most vibrant neighborhood, with its eclectic collection of shops, galleries, bars, cafés, restaurants, clubs, cultural institutions and entertainment venues. MMA works to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the neighborhood while also supporting the growth of existing and new businesses and enhancing the resident and visitor experience.
Founded in 1923, the Noe Valley Merchants & Professionals Association is the second largest association in San Francisco. The Association is a non-profit organization chartered under the laws of the State of California that engages in the promotion, preservation and enhancement of the Noe Valley business community. Merchants, professionals and non-profit or charitable organizations are invited to join.
North Beach Business Association is a non-profit mutual benefit organization, committed to enhancing and promoting business throughout North Beach, beautifying and preserving our business district and neighborhood, striving to make North Beach a more inviting, enjoyable, safer place to work, live, and visit, and working with North Beach neighborhood groups to create a more healthy and attractive community of which we can all continue to be proud.
People of Parkside Sunset (POPS) promotes business and quality of life in our neighborhood. POPS sponsors special events like sidewalk sales, “Taste of Taraval” promotions to highlight local restaurants, local talent shows, street fairs, and merchant mixers.
PEOPLE OF PARKSIDE SUNSET (POPS)
President: Albert Chow
945 Taraval Street, 350, San Francisco, California, 94116
The Potrero Dogpatch Merchants Association (PDMA) is made up of 170+ businesses from Potrero and Dogpatch. We represent an eclectic mix of food and drink, salons, spas, healers, shopping, schools, business services, entertainment and much more. Our monthly general meetings occur the second Tuesday of every month from 9:45 to 11:00 a.m. at Goat Hill Pizza.
POTRERO DOGPATCH MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Keith Goldstein
1459 18th Street #105, San Francisco, California, 94107
Sacramento Street Merchants Association represents a neighborhood that House Beautiful says has "The Best Design Shops In San Francisco. Straddling Pacific Heights and Presidio Heights, two of San Francisco’s most gracious neighborhoods, Sacramento Street has experienced a boomlet of sophisticated and elegant shops."
SACRAMENTO STREET MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Traci Teraoka
3461 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California, 94118
The South of Market Business Association is a nonprofit organization working to promote South of Market as a vital place to live, work, visit and do business. SOMBA mobilizes businesses, residents, community groups and government to identify priorities, challenges and solutions to maintain a strong and vibrant community.
SOUTH OF MARKET BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
President: Harold Hogasian
1019 Howard Street, San Francisco, California, 94103
Since the 1950's, Union Street has been one of San Francisco's Top visitor destinations - because of its wonderful mix of specialty shops, services and restaurants in an "only in S.F." historic Victorian setting, drawing not only locals but also visitors from around the world. Today's Union Street and its surrounding Cow Hollow neighborhood, and has been named among the top 5 best neighborhoods in the nation for young adults to live.
UNION STREET ASSOCIATION
President: Regan Caponi
2036 Union Street, San Francisco, California, 94123
The VCMA is a member-operated neighborhood association including merchants in and around the Valencia Corridor. Our mission is to cultivate and beautify the corridor for the benefit of visitors, residents and merchants.
VALENCIA CORRIDOR MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Jonah Buffa
824 Valencia Street, San Francisco, California, 94110
The West Portal Merchants Association (WPMA) invites you to explore the light at the end of the tunnel... Our association represents a unique mix of restaurants, bars, spas, salons, entertainment, and much more!
WEST PORTAL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Lee Hsu
319 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco, California, 94127