Membership Benefits

Your Business on Our Web Site greets over 60,000 unique web visitors monthly who are destination driven consumers looking to stay, shop, dine and attend events. Type “Harvard Square” into any search engine and tops the list. HSBA membership includes a page on our web site with web links and e-mail options and opportunities to feature your events.

Our Website and Social Media Network

On average, receives over 60,000 unique visitors every month. Our website is updated daily so that visitors, students and residents know what is happening in our restaurants, retail stores, services and cultural organizations. We have over 54,000 Facebook Friends, over 14,000 Twitter followers and over 10,000 Instagram Followers; these numbers increase daily.

Your Business on Our Map

Our printed map reaches thousands of area visitors and residents and is distributed through hotels, convention & tourism bureaus, local universities and local businesses.

Discounts that Result in Sales

1) Reach over 150,000 people at Harvard Square’s annual MayFair and nearly 250,000 at Oktoberfest. Members receive discounts on booths located near your business or in a premiere spot.
2) Purchase discounted Harvard Square maps for your employees or customers.
3) Members receive special discounted advertising rates.

Networking Opportunities

Meet HSBA members at annual networking functions or host one with our assistance.

Marketing Assistance

Information about renovations, staffing, inventory, menu changes, sales, special offers, and events are always welcome. Let us help you spread the word through our robust social media network, e-mail, and web site.

A Sense of Community in Ever Changing Times

The HSBA provides a forum that ensures the vibrancy, safety, and attractiveness of Harvard Square. Members are encouraged to weigh in on issues that impact the way business is conducted in the Square.

Special member to member discounts through the Biz-2-Biz program

Cards are available for you and your staff that provide discounts and special offers. Members are encouraged to offer discounts in the program to help drive business and to promote customer loyalty. Biz 2 Biz for 2017

Become A Member

Based on our mission, which is “to promote commerce in Harvard Square”, it is with great pride that the Board of Directors welcomes and encourages membership in the Harvard Square Business Association.

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