b'MissionCommerce and Culture at the CoreDowntown Wichita is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit that amplifies the energy, capital and growth of downtown by empowering residents, visitors, and businesses to explore the possibilities of our citys core.Founded in 2002, our mission is to cultivate opportunities that revitalize and enhance Wichitas urban core. We collaborate with stakeholders to stimulate investment and interest in downtown.Downtown Wichita provides collaborative leadership to strengthen downtown as:The heart of the city for all citizensAn active and prosperous place for businesses and employeesA center for artistic and cultural experiencesA vibrant urban environment for residents, workers and visitorsThe organization works to achieve this mission through three key areas of focus:Developing EnhancingMarketingDowntown Vibrancy the District1'