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Downtown Detroit Partnership, in collaboration with the Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) provides support to Detroit businesses, including opportunities to network, access to in-depth economic and market analysis and other critical resources to help you succeed. DDP / BIZ members are invited to events throughout the year including the DDP Annual Meeting, Stakeholder Meetings, BIZ Connects, Business Roundtables, and more. All events present exclusive opportunities to network with top business and community leaders while learning the latest trends and dynamics of Downtown Detroit. Members have access to additional resources and insights through the Downtown Detroit Datascape.

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Properties that contribute to the Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone.


Executives, business owners, thought leaders and change makers that attend DDP and BIZ events each year.


Patrons assisted by BIZ Ambassadors in 2022.

The DDP hosts a variety of events and meetings to bring together Downtown businesses, organizations, and institutions to provide support and promote the city.

The Downtown Detroit Partnership convenes more than 2,200 business executives, thought leaders, change-makers and government officials annually at our impact-oriented events and meetings.

Our wide variety of programs offers the opportunity to align with DDP’s strong reputation while elevating your brand through networking and marketing opportunities.

The Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone offers a variety of resources for local businesses, including events like BIZ Connects and Business Roundtables. These events aim to connect small businesses with each other and to the . . .

The Downtown Detroit Datascape is a strategic initiative of the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) to provide metrics, actionable information, and analysis that will help stakeholders benchmark progress, make informed decisions and drive investment throughout the . . .

DDP Signature Events

DDP hosts regular events and meetings to bring together Downtown businesses, organizations, and institutions and to tell the story of Downtown Detroit.