Appleton Downtown Inc. has many committees that are composed of downtown business owners, ADI members, board members, and other talented and downtown-passionate community members.

If you are interested in joining any of the below committees, please contact the corresponding ADI staff member.

Creative Downtown Appleton Inc. Committee

Creative minded community members, arts supporters, local artists and more meet bi-monthly to discuss and support the Appleton creative economy movement by enhancing the cultural and artistic environment through the development of opportunities for community access to arts, music and culture. Past committee projects include: Out of the Box Traffic Control Boxes, numerous murals in the downtown district, outdoor musical instruments, the Parklet (outdoor space next to Copper Rock), and more.

Interested in the Creative Downtown Appleton Inc. Committee, email

Economic Development Committee

Committee meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month at noon to 1pm. Currently meeting as a zoom meeting. The committee’s primary focus is to administer the Façade Enhancement Grant Program and the Business Recruitment Grant program. They monitor business and development activity within the district and assist with business recruitment and retention. Current members include BID Board members, City of Appleton Community Development Dept., representatives from various professions such as real estate, architecture, financial, and downtown business representatives.

Interested in the Economic Development Committee, email

Hospitality Committee

Downtown bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues meet monthly on the last Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm to discuss and brainstorm upcoming events and promotions that can assist with bringing traffic to the hospitality industry.

Interested in the Hospitality Committee, email

Marketing Committee

Downtown business owners who meet monthly on the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30am to discuss and brainstorm events, promotions, and marketing to help ADI reach it's mission of making Downtown Appleton a vibrant and accessible destination for business, learning, living and leisure.

Interested in the Marketing Committee, email