BALBOA VILLAGE MERCHANTS ASSOC. (BVMA)
President: Suzie Ferras
Founded in 2016, Balboa Village Merchants Association acts as the ambassador for all merchants in the corridor and as the bridge to community resources in San Francisco.
BAYVIEW MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION (BMA)
President: Al Williams
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.
BERNAL BUSINESS & ARTIST ALLIANCE
President: Laurie Kanes
• Provide a center of communication for new and existing businesses in Bernal Heights
• Encourage area businesses to work together on special events and projects that benefit Bernal Heights and the mutual interests of businesses and residents
• Expand awareness of Bernal Heights and all its professional resources
• Maintain a census of area businesses and work together to address, safety, business promotion and quality of life issues
Conserve and nourish Bernal Heights distinctive character, charm and ambiance
President: Terrance Alan
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.
CHINATOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Maria Szeto
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.
CLEMENT STREET MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Morgan Mapes
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.
President: Michael Mann
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.
EXCELSIOR OUTER MISSION MERCHANTS
President: Sean Ingram
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 MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Tim Omi
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.
FISHERMANS WHARF MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Sandra Fletcher
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.
GLEN PARK MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION (GPMA)
President: Janet Tarlov
The Glen Park Merchants Association promotes and advocates for small independent businesses in this special, tight-knit neighborhood, adjacent to beautiful Glen Park Canyon.
GREATER GEARY BOULEVARD MERCHANTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
President: David Heller
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.
HAIGHT ASHBURY MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Sunshine Powers
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.
HAYES VALLEY MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Lloyd Silverstein
The mission of the Hayes Valley Merchants Association (HVMA) 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.
INGLESIDE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION OF SAN FRANCISCO
President: Peter Thamm
The Ingleside Merchants Association is dedicated to fostering better economic conditions in the neighborhood.
INNER SUNSET MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Susannah Wise
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.
JAPANTOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Richard Hashimoto
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.
LAKESIDE VILLAGE BUSINESS COUNCIL
President: Kath Tsakalakis
Our mission is to support businesses and residents in community efforts to make Lakeside Village a thriving, safe, fun, inclusive, and beautiful neighborhood. All local merchants and neighbors are welcome to join efforts to revitalize the commercial corridor of Ocean Avenue between Junipero Serra Blvd and 19th Avenue.
LOWER HAIGHT MERCHANTS AND NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATION
President: Natalie Burdick
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.
MISSION MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION (MMA)
President: Ryen Motzek
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.
NOE VALLEY MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Carol Yenne
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
President: Ida Zoubi
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.
NORTH EAST MISSION BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (NEMBA)
President: Candace Combs
The North East Mission is a unique, complex and primarily light industrial neighborhood located in the heart of San Francisco between the Inner Mission, SOMA, and Potrero Hill neighborhoods.
PEOPLE OF PARKSIDE SUNSET (POPS)
President: Albert Chow
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.
POLK DISTRICT MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Stephen Cornell
From Practical to Personal, find yourself on Polk! A growing mix of retail, locally-owned restaurants, bars, cafes, specialty stores, and much more.
POTRERO DOGPATCH MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Keith Goldstein
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.
SOUTH OF MARKET BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
President: Harold Hogasian
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.
THE OUTER SUNSET MERCHANT & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION
President: Bill Barnickel
Our mission is to promote and advocate for small independent businesses in the Outer Sunset Neighborhood.
UNION STREET ASSOCIATION
President: Regan Caponi
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.
VALENCIA CORRIDOR MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Avi Ehrlich
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.
WEST PORTAL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
President: Lee Hsu
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!