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Merchants and Retail Council

The downtown Merchants and Retail Council is a group of active business members in Downtown Tucson that includes owners, operators and staff of retail, restaurants, shops, hotels, services, museums, theaters, bars and offices. The council partners with representatives from the City of Tucson, Pima County, Rio Nuevo, Tucson Metro Chamber and the Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP) Board.

Chair: Krystal Popov, Founder of The L Offices


Please email to get on the email list to receive Merchant and Retail Council updates.

In addition to the regular quarterly meetings, DTP Board Members and staff, alongside downtown community members are affiliated and involved with two taskforces: The Business Engagement Team and the Safety Summit. Click the links below to learn more.


Next Meeting: TBD


2022 Meeting Recaps & Business Updates


Looking for additional ways to get involved, engage or get help? Check these links:

2021 Meeting Recaps

2020 Meeting Recaps

Quick Links

Do you have questions about the Merchants and Retail Council or would you like to be involved? Contact Zach Baker, Deputy Director, at