Membership Benefits


Downtown Lexington is the center of our community -- a living and working area that is growing and thriving. Downtown Lexington Corporation (DLC) is helping to lead the way. Our mission is to promote Downtown as a unique and vibrant place in Lexington for business, residential life and entertainment.

DLC has members that represent the largest businesses, the smallest proprietors and entrepreneurs, neighborhood associations, churches, educational institutions, and individuals. DLC is a community and business advocacy group founded in 1988. DLC encourages responsible economic development in the downtown business core and in the various neighborhoods surrounding this central area.

DLC advocates diversity, communication and leadership in assisting property owners, businesses, employees and residents in making Downtown Lexington a great location for retail businesses, restaurants, offices, arts and cultural activities as well as a wonderful place to live and work.

DLC welcomes your participation at our special events and on our committees. We also welcome your questions about business and residential opportunities in our thriving community. For more information about the many programs and services of DLC, call (859) 425-2594 or email  

As a member of the DLC, you will be entitled to many benefits, including the following:

  • Exposure on DLC’s website
  • Opportunity to feature your events and promotions in our weekly e-newsletters, Monday Matters and Get Downtown.
  • Opportunities to sponsor DLC events and programs
  • Opportunities to network with other Downtown businesses
  • Opportunities to serve on various committees addressing and resolving issues in Downtown
  • The knowledge that your support will make Downtown Lexington better than ever!

How to Become a Member

Sign up using our membership application and pay by check or credit card to join. Please include a completed membership application and a check, payable to Downtown Lexington Corporation, or include credit card information on the application, and mail to:

Downtown Lexington Corporation
P.O. Box 1179 
Lexington, KY 40588

Download a DLC Membership Form (PDF)

For any questions regarding DLC membership, please contact Robert Bright, at 859-425-2594 or  

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