The East Side Area Business Association is committed to being an organization that provides meaningful connections to our diverse businesses, cultures, and community organizations, while providing opportunities to our members and other business owners to be active citizens and experience business growth. Members are dedicated to the development of the East Side by supporting one another through sharing unique perspectives and various talents with the overall success of the community at the forefront of our minds.

The organization proudly executes a variety of proven efforts and continually finds new opportunities to truly be “Advocating Success for St. Paul’s Diverse East Side Business Community.”

ESABA’S Vision:

St. Paul’s East Side is a destination for food, culture, entertainment, and an economic engine for entrepreneurship and innovation.

ESABA’S Mission:

To create opportunities, educate, and advocate success for St. Paul’s Diverse East Side Business Community.

Accomplishing this through our committees and programming:

  • Strategic Planning and Marketing
  • Membership Development
  • Ambassador and Mentorship
  • Monthly Programming and Education
  • Major Events and Fundraising
  • Volunteering, Community and Civic Engagement
  • Equity and Economic Development

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