The Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone offers a variety of resources for local businesses, including events like BIZ Connects and Business Roundtables. These events connect small businesses with each other and to the team's Small Business Engagement Manager, Kitty Whitfield.
The BIZ also offers a monthly newsletter that highlights the latest news and resources to benefit the Detroit business community.
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The small business engagement manager connects small businesses in Downtown Detroit with city departments and assists with customer service experiences. This helps to improve processes, facilitate communications, resolve problems, and provide essential information in a timely manner.
For assistance, please contact Small Business Engagement Manager Kitty Whitfield.
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The Downtown Detroit Ambassador, established in 2006, has transformed the appearance of Downtown Detroit. The Ambassadors are the proactive and friendly individuals who clean public areas and serve as information resources for Downtown’s businesses, residents and visitors.
The BIZ supports a healthy and green Downtown through beautiful trees, plants and flowers that help create a welcoming environment. The BIZ contributes to four Downtown parks maintained by the DDP, medians in key corridors, sidewalk planters and highway entrances.
The BIZ works collaboratively with community partners in the Downtown to provide resources and help ensure a safe and secure environment. BIZ safety efforts also serves as an extension of Project Lighthouse, the Downtown Central Business District neighborhood watch.
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.