A thriving atmosphere for business, residents & visitors

We are an organization of over 200 local businesses and hundreds of volunteers, working together to build a vibrant and prosperous region, community, and downtown core.

A thriving atmosphere for business, residents & visitors

We are an organization of over 200 local businesses and hundreds of volunteers, working together to build a vibrant and properous region, community, and downtown core.

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Congrats to our KVOE High School Athletes of the Week!

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Congrats to our ESU Athlete of the Week!

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Show of Hands – March 28th!

Four years ago, Emporia Main Street had an opportunity to participate in a study by...

Latest articles

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Zig When They Zag. As big companies push automated customer experience, small businesses must embrace the personal touch

Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) were the dominant business stories in 2023. AI will develop an entirely upgraded skill set this year (and for the next several years), and large...

Show of Hands! The third year of the business pitch event will feature a new location, new concepts, and some new support elements!

Four years ago, Emporia Main Street had an opportunity to participate in a study by the Brookings Institute. The study focused on the practices of three Main Street programs in...

2024 Annual Public Improvement Auction – this Saturday

Emporia Main Street is a local non-profit organization (501C 6) that focuses on both economic vitality and community development to Emporia and the surrounding area. Proceeds from the evening will...

New Year, New Business Opportunities

A calendar change often presents the opportunity for a symbolic shift in attitude. A reset button that corresponds with a clock striking midnight can be a great thing for business...

So WHO are we Marketing to? A new tool to drill down on your exact consumer mix through Emporia Main Street.

We are always looking for new ways to add value to local businesses and give them a competitive edge. Large corporations have extensive marketing departments that study every element of...

Upcoming Events

Mar 28 , 2024
5:30 pm
Apr 13 , 2024
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
May 4 , 2024
11 am - 10
Jun 1 , 2024
11 am - Midnight
Sep 14 , 2024
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Our IMpact on Emporia Emporia Main Street's programs have a visible, measurable impact on our community.

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Local economic impact per year of Emporia Main Street initiatives

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Total investment in Downtown Emporia since 1991

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Number of volunteer hours contributed each year

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