Downtown Detroit BIZ Events

The Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) builds on its core mission to cultivate a clean, safe and welcoming environment for all by leveraging the collective resources of property owners, the City of Detroit and other stakeholders. The BIZ hosts events to bring together BIZ businesses, organizations, and the community to tell the story of Downtown Detroit.

2023 BIZ Board Meetings

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. - During this meeting, Owners of Assessable Property within the BIZ will have the opportunity to vote on the BIZ renewal. Click here for more details.

*All meetings are held at 1420 Broadway Street, Suite 101 Detroit, MI
Any changes to the time or location will be posted here. 

BIZ Annual Meeting

The BIZ is a special assessed public district that received a voter approval in 2014 by owners of assessable properties within the Downtown. The BIZ Annual Meeting will be held during the Tuesday, October 24 Board of Directors Meeting where property owners will see their investment at work through a variety of program updates, including BIZ Ambassadors, Small Business Engagement and Downtown Detroit Datascape.

Holiday BIZ Connect

Save the Date for the 2023 Holiday BIZ Connect on Thursday, December 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Location TBD. Check back for details. 

Business Roundtables

Business Roundtables are opportunities to gather first-hand feedback from a select group of business professionals and merchants (i.e. restaurants, retailers, the clergy). Feedback is critical so the BIZ can best apply its resources to help address problems, challenges and issues facing our Downtown establishments. For more information, contact Kitty Whitfield.

Downtown BIZ Job Fair

Details to come on the next Downtown Job Fair. 


The Downtown Detroit Partnership is a member-based nonprofit committed to creating a vibrant and world-class urban core in Downtown Detroit. As Downtown Detroit continues to expand its story, we invite you to become a member of the DDP.