Central Atlanta Progress Member Councils

Central Atlanta Progress Councils are a benefit of being a member with our organization. These councils are designed to support CAP's growth and development and to advise staff and other members on complex or specialized matters as well as general programmatic goals and direction.

If you are interested in one of the councils below, please contact Dan Williams at (404)658-5908.


Marketing & PR Council

Develops marketing strategies for promoting CAP and its members. Formulates and directs communication activities, emphasizing brand, strategic alliances, marketing and advertising strategies, internal and external communications programs and news media relations. These members also assist in the planning of CAP’s two main annual events – the Annual Meeting and Downtown Development Day.  Meets bi-monthly.

Infrastructure Council

Focuses on pursuing both public policies and financial resources that will build the sustainable infrastructure Downtown Atlanta needs for its future economic prosperity. Proactively advocates at the local, regional, state and federal levels for programs and policies that benefit the local and regional transportation systems. Meets quarterly or as needed.

Economic Development Council

Committee focuses on the essential elements for developing and sustaining business growth through job creation, technical assistance and capital investment to attract new businesses and retain and expand existing businesses in Downtown Atlanta. A quarterly Real Estate Round Table is one of the activities planned and executed by this group. Meets quarterly.

Public Safety Council

Downtown has almost half of all daily City population and represents only 8% of the City’s total crime. Working with the Ambassador Force of Downtown Atlanta, this group focuses on maintaining a clean and safe environment for everyone visiting, living, working or studying in Downtown Atlanta. Initiatives such as the Stop Panhandling Campaign and the Clean Car Campaign fall under this group’s purview. Meets quarterly.