Focus Areas

ISMA Focus Areas and Accomplishments on Behalf of Merchant Members

Events: Sponsorship of local events, such as fairs, art walks, holiday celebrations, in collaboration with neighborhood groups, including Inner Sunset Park Neighbors

Neighborhood Guide: ISMA’s primary neighborhood marketing piece for three years to raise awareness of our commercial corridor.

Active voice in legislative activity:

  • Transit initiatives, including MUNI sign changes, Irving Street Repaving, Golden Gate Park entrance design and DPW Street Ambassadors
  • Supervisor London Breed neighborhood Walk-About
  • Pilot neighborhood for City’s Fix-It initiative, focusing on quality-of-life issues for residents and merchants
  • Cultivate institutional relationships: Maintain open communication with local institutions including UCSF, De Young Museum and Academy of Sciences

Networking: Host periodic mixers for business-to-business exchange among members