Following CDC recommended guidelines and working with the City of Fort Myers the RDA will be announcing events on a month to month basis.
Our shops, bars and restaurants are open for business and we hope you continue to support our local mechants and owners.

Membership Form

Become a member of the RDA and be a part of the historic downtown Fort Myers River District!

The River District Alliance (RDA) is a non-profit merchants association that works to promote and enhance the continued development of the historic downtown as a hub of economic, social, and cultural activity.

Partner Member
  • A Partner Member Is a business owner, property owner or representative of a River District organization focusing on the development of historic downtown Fort Myers as a hub of economic, social and cultural activity; or a business providing a good or service.
  • Must be located in the “Downtown Management Corporation Area” defined as the properties falling within the borders marked by west of the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, East of the Riverside Community Center, North of the Caloosahatchee River and South to the City of Palms Park and IMAG.
  • Is in compliance with all applicable government and industry mandated health, safety and business licensing and permitting requirements and has not had its legal authorization to operate revoke or suspended.
  • Has its principal focus on entertainment, cultural, educational, recreational, or historical activities.
Supplier Associate Member
  • A Supplier Associate Member is a business or organization, which is actively engaged in providing goods and services to the RDA and does not maintain a physical location in the defined “Downtown Management Corporation Area.” This membership category does not guarantee participation in RDA Events as a performance artist or vendor.
  • Is in compliance with all applicable government and industry mandated health, safety and business licensing and permitting requirements and has not had its legal authorization to operate revoke or suspended.
Non Profit Partner (Limited number of memberships available)
  • A Non Profit Partner Member must have 501 c(3) status and located in Lee County, Florida
  • Is in compliance with all applicable government and industry mandated health, safety and business licensing and permitting requirements and has not had its legal authorization to operate revoke or suspended.
Partner Members
Partner Member Plus

Benefits:

  • Enhanced listing on website (enlarged photo on landing page slideshow associated with specific category)
  • Featured listing on website (name, photo, and description pinned at the top of your categories listing)
  • Six Facebook posts per year
  • Table/tent space at three RDA sponsored events that allow vendor tables at event
  • First right for Sponsorship opportunities
  • First right for Advertising opportunities
  • Annual meeting voting rights
  • May hold a seat on the Board of Directors

Dues: $1200 (January-December 2021)

Partner Member

Benefits:

  • Featured listing on website (name, photo, and description pinned at the top of your categories listing)
  • Two Facebook posts per year
  • First right for Sponsorship opportunities
  • First right for Advertising opportunities
  • Annual meeting voting rights
  • Table/Tent Space at one RFA sponsored event that allow vendor tables at event
  • May hold a seat on the Board of Directors
Standard Partner

Benefits:

  • Listing on website (name, photo, and description appearing in alphabetical order of your categories listing)
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Advertising opportunities
  • Annual meeting voting rights
  • May hold a seat on the Board of Directors

Dues: $100 (January-December 2021)

Associate Members
Supplier Associate Member

Benefits:

  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Invitation to Annual meeting

Dues: $100 (January-December 2021)

Non Profit Partner (Limited number of memberships available)

Benefits:

  • Two opportunities to run the beverage tent at RDA sponsored events (Art Walk and Music Walk as available), (Must adhere to guidelines set forth by RDA to operate beverage tent and obtain ABT Permit and Insurance for desired event)
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Invitation to Annual meeting
  • Requests for Non Profit Partner membership shall be submitted to the membership committee and shall be approved by a majority vote of the Board members at the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors.

Dues: $100 (January-December 2021)

Name:
Business Name:
Membership type:
Business website:
Business mailing address:
Business physical address:
Business phone:
Business contact name:
Business contact phone:
Business contact email:
Days and hours of operation:
Describe your business in twenty five words or less:

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