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.

Announcements

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ValuNet Fiber to Award $3,000 to Help Students Dream Bigger

Award to support STEM project for K-12 school or organization Feb. 25, 2021 – Emporia,...
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EAC March Classes

Visit https://emporiaksarts.org/ for more info!
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Emporia First Friday: March Art Walk

Our friends at Emporia First Friday are gearing up for a great March Art Walk!...
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Main Street America Hosts Small Business Day!

Calling All Small Business Owners! There's no doubt about it – this has been an...

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Emergency Messaging

Three weeks ago we ran into an issue. We needed to contact a number of business and building owners very quickly to communicate an emergency infrastructure issue, but our access...

Spring Cleaning – Getting Ready for Different Types of Business.

We aren't exactly out of winter yet. We are just one week removed from a -32 degree wind chill, but warmer weather is becoming more frequent. With the weather change,...

Public feedback on where we are, and how we can move forward.

Every six to eight weeks Emporia Main Street has released a consumer preferences survey. These surveys are an important data collection tool that allows us to communicate the wants and...

What Is Going On With Minimum Wage?

Legislation under consideration is generating A LOT of questions Whenever legislation that impacts businesses is considered on the federal or state level, businesses have questions. Has the legislation passed? When...

So, What’s the Plan? Second & Third Quarter Planning is an Uncertain Time.

The calls, emails, and social media notifications are already coming in. "What are events going to look like this year?" "When can my business open up at full capacity?" "When...

Upcoming Events

Feb 22 - Apr 12 , 2021
Sep 11 , 2021
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Latest Social Posts

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Yup -everyone needs one!Thank you to every single person who has made Trox Gallery and Gifts first year a huge success! I love you ALL!!

I'm proud to present the One Year Troxiversary Merch Store with T-shirt designs by Allysa Cervantes-Hallett, Jamie Darcy, John Decker, Kat Dorcas, James Ehlers, Joel Smith and Chloe Soetaert!
Click here to see them all > bit.ly/2MG6whU

Thank you to Adam Eimer and Shayna Templton at Uncommon Threads for being so patient and wonderful!

Happy T-shirt shopping!
💜 - Kaila Mock
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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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