Become a Member 

Become a member and help make things happen! Please select the Membership option that aligns with the number of employees at your business. If another tier works better for your business, please select that instead. 

2024 Membership Rates

2024 OTBA Membership Rates:
Start Up/ Home-based: $110
1-5 Employees and Non-Profits: $355
6-10 Employees: $605
11-25 Employees: $715
25 and more Employees: $935
Commercial Property Owner: $1,210

Or send via check to OTBA, 6909 Laurel Ave, Suite A ,Takoma Park, MD 20912. Do you need an invoice to initiate payment? Just let us know.

We make things happen!

Business Membership
Join the Old Takoma Business Association(OTBA) and combine your voice with other local businesses to have direct input and representation on issues that matter most to your business.

  • Promotional Opportunities
    OTBA runs events throughout the year to attract visitors. We also also run the commercial district website and has an active social media program. The Shop Takoma e-gift card is also available for Takoma businesses to participate in.
  • Communication
    The OTBA keeps members informed of events, programs and issues important to running a business in Takoma. The OTBA provides a weekly e-blast that highlights upcoming events and relevant info. We also keep the press abreast of all local events, new business openings and other newsworthy info!
  • Advocacy
    Members can count on the OTBA to assist with issues important to Takoma businesses, advocating for economic vitality, safety and cleanliness. Membership ensures that your voice and business concerns are represented before all of our local jurisdictions: Takoma Park, MD; Takoma, DC, Montgomery County, and the state of Maryland.
  • Networking, Workshops and Technical Support
    Throughout the year, there are opportunities to network with other businesses and workshops to attend on relevant topics.  The OTBA staff is always available to assist when support or guidance is needed.
  • Financing Options and Grants
    OTBA regularly make grants available to the businesses through larger grants that we are awarded. OTBA also runs a low interest loan program for members. See our Revolving Loan Fund here.