Our Mission

The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) leads initiatives to bring businesses, non-profit organizations and neighbors together to create an inviting and vital West Broadway corridor that will transform the Northside into a thriving economic community.

Contact Us

West Broadway Business and Area Coalition 1011 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 202 Minneapolis, MN 55411 Phone: 612-353-5178 E-mail: Erin Jerabek Heelan: erin@westbroadway.org Carla Schleicher: carla@westbroadway.org Shaina Brassard: shaina@westbroadway.org DeVon Nolen: devon@westbroadway.org Rob Hanson: rob@westbroadway.org West Broadway Farmers Market: marketmanager@westbroadway.org General Information: info@westbroadway.org

WBC Membership – Become a Supporting Member Today!

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When you become a member of the WBC, you are enhancing your stake by supporting an organization that works to create a more inviting atmosphere and positive image for the area, which in turn will lay the foundation for ongoing development. Some of this work includes: Advocacy on public policy, planning, and projects aimed at […]


WEST BROADWAY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (WBID) What is a Business Improvement District (BID)? Outstanding commercial corridors sustain healthy small businesses and improve the quality of life for the entire community. A BID, also known as a self-managed Special Service District (SSD) in Minneapolis, is a tool that has been used locally, nationally and internationally to improve and revitalize small and large commercial districts by providing a higher level of service for business district customers. In the City of Minneapolis there are 16 SSDs. Services and amenities vary greatly per district and can include: banners, holiday decorations, streetscape greenery, sidewalk and street cleaning, snow removal, and marketing. By implementing a BID on West Broadway Avenue, the additional assessment paid by property and business owners provides a platform for continued economic growth and sustained development. Establishing a BID on West Broadway, the primary commercial corridor in North Minneapolis,... 

Latest WBC News

Request for Proposals: West Broadway POP-UP Series- rolling deadline

Request for Proposals - West Broadway POP-UP Series! Click Here for the online application. Do you teach Zumba? Sing at your church choir? Love double dutch?  The WBC is seeking proposals from members of the Northside Community (non­profits, community groups, and/or artists) for pop­-up events, placemaking initiatives, and public art installations on West Broadway now through October of 2014.  PROJECT GOALS: ● Have fun! ● Show off North Minneapolis talent! ● Eyes on the street,... 

Business Networking Breakfast: Thurs, August 28th 8:30am

  Join the West Broadway Area Business Committee and Lowry Corridor Business Association for a networking breakfast! All are welcome. Thursday, August 28th, 2014 8:30-10:00am Farview Park (corner of 29th Ave N and Lyndale) 8:30 Networking and Breakfast, sponsored by US Bank 9:00 Program 9:45 Networking The program includes updates from Minneapolis CPED and Police Departments, a word from US Bank and a presentation from our Spotlight Speakers from LifeSource, Peter D. Farstad,... 

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