Membership Has Its Perks!

The OCCA is a member-based, 501 C 6 nonprofit organization that supports development, stimulates business and economic growth, and advocates for improvements that enhance Old Colorado City's quality of life. We represent a variety of business sectors including restaurants, galleries, gift shops, boutiques, real estate, banking, beauty salons, barber shops, tattoo parlors, developers, tourism, heath practitioners, insurance, nonprofit, and more.

As a member, you will have the opportunity to network and connect with the business community and receive unique access to information on the latest projects, developments, and events taking place in Old Colorado City.

OCCA members receive unparalleled access to benefits, exposure to special events and networking functions, and additional opportunities unmatched by any other local membership-based organization. Join today to share ideas, strengthen ties, find new opportunities, and make meaningful connections.

We are here to help you make the connections and access the resources you need to succeed!
  • Enhanced Listing on Our website sees over 14,500 page views per month and is the #1 source of information for visitors to Old Colorado City. You'll be top of mind and easy to find with a business profile page and the ability to feature multiple photos. Members can easily update their page any time via the exclusive member portal.
  • Members Only Portal. You'll have access to the Members Only section of our website where you can view an online directory with addresses and contact information for our 135+ members. Here you can update your listing, manage your membership, download reports, and submit events & deals to our website calendar.
  • Member Events. The website promotes a calendar of events. All OCCA members can add individual business events to this site: grand openings, live performances, artist demonstrations, dining events, new fashions, special classes, and more. Content from this event page is used in email promotions.
  • Monthly Members-Only Newsletter. Stay up-to-date on Old Colorado City happenings, business-to-business discounts, networking events, openings/closings, and ways to participate. Members may submit M2M offers and announcements to share.
  • One of a Kind Social Media. With over 60k+ fans on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the OCCA platform offers an expanded audience to boost your business. With business spotlights on the Facebook page and tags and story shares on Instagram, your business will be promoted to thousands more followers without any additional effort on your end. The OCCA also offers monthly social media tips, photography information and additional resources to help your business gain and attract visitors to the OCC Neighborhood.
  • Sponsorship Opportunities. With over 6 signature events, OCCA attracts more than 250,000 people to our neighborhood each year. Members are eligible for sponsorship opportunities ranging from booths to title sponsor recognition. We’ll work with you to find the right audience to fit your marketing needs.
  • Promotional collaborations. As members, you benefit from cooperative campaigns such as Sidewalk Sales, First Friday Art Walk, Customer Appreciation Day Discounts, Small Business Saturday, Fallidays, OCC in Bloom, Aspens on the Avenue, Christmas Stroll and the Old Colorado City Brochure and Map.
  • Showing your support for the community you love! As proud members of OCCA, you further our mission to make Old Colorado City a vibrant place to shop, dine, work, live and play.
Additional advertising opportunities
  • Featured Member exposure on the home page of the website – added fee
  • Area promotion through, Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, to include center ad print promotion of Old Colorado City in Top Spots to See (600K copies), and social media (65K FB fans)
  • Radio, Television and Internet advertising of Old Colorado City and its events
  • Advertising of OCCA Events by Pike Peak Region Attractions, via social media (85K FB fans) website, videos, and blogs
  • Annual Print ads in Colorado Fun Guide, The Independent, Broadmoor Magazine, Pikes Peak Bulletin and others

Become an OCCA Member