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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2nd Annual White Ribbon Campaign

The White Ribbon Campaign is a time to join in celebrating and honoring the lifesaving...
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Covid Vaccine Resources

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SBA Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

WASHINGTON - SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April...
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Now Accepting Veterans Banner Applications for 2021 Lottery

Click the link for more information: https://emporiamainstreet.com/programs/design/veterans-banner-project/

Latest articles

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How Can You Help-A Push For Collaboration!

We have just made it through DDO week, which is the first "major" event held in Emporia since October of 2019. We shook some rust off, greeted guests, and promoted...

What is the Cost of a Vacant Building?

"It's not hurting anything.""I can do whatever I want with whatever I own.""I inherited it, and I'm really not in a hurry to let it go.""It's got sentimental value.""For the...

EMPORIA MAIN STREET EARNS NATIONAL REVITALIZATION AWARD

CHICAGO (April 2021) – Emporia Main Street in Emporia, Kansas, is one of six winners of the Main Street Forward Awards, which recognize communities that have shown exemplary recovery and...

Business Life Cycles: Where is your business at, and what is your strategy to grow?

Businesses have different lifecycles, and the strategies to support businesses can vary by business type, owner acumen, and lifecycle tools. It is important for entrepreneurs to know what lifecycle stage...

New business trends emerge from the pandemic. What should you keep moving forward?

One of the advantages of Emporia Main Street's affiliation with Kansas Main Street and the National Main Street organization is training. We consistently receive access to high quality data that...

Upcoming Events

Jun 5 - Jun 5 , 2021
11 am - Midnight
Sep 11 , 2021
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sep 25 , 2021
6:30 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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