DDP Signature Events

Downtown Detroit Partnership Signature Events are produced in their entirety by the DDP team throughout the year to convene more than 2,000 business executives, corporate partners, thought leaders, change-makers and government officials annually to share DDP's impact across Downtown Detroit and beyond.

Party in the Park

The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) invites you to its summer fundraiser, Party in the Park held on August 15, 2024.

This outdoor event will be held in the award-winning Campus Martius Park and feature specialty cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and networking opportunities with board members, stakeholders, and Michigan leaders in business, government, and philanthropic sectors.

The Party in the Park VIP Pre-Party will be presented by Moët & Chandon. This ticketed cocktail reception will feature a “Moët Moment” champagne toast and premium cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and more. Click the link for last year's photos and videos.

Fall Forum: A Real Estate Update

Save the Date for DDP's 2024 Fall Forum: A Real Estate Update on Tuesday, September 17. This annual signature event provides a sneak peek at new and emerging real estate development updates in Downtown Detroit. Attendees will also receive the latest Downtown Detroit Community and Development Update produced in collaboration between the DDP and Downtown Detroit BIZ. 

Detroit Tree Lighting

On November 22, Downtown Detroit will be brimming with the sights and sounds of the holidays at the 21st Annual Detroit Tree Lighting presented by DTE Energy Foundation and produced by the DDP

Detroit Aglow

Save the Date for DDP's premiere fundraising and networking event on Monday, November 25. 2024 marks the 40th Detroit Aglow that serves as a kick-off to the holiday season. This event convened hundreds of thought leaders and change-makers from the civic, corporate and community sectors. 

Annual Meeting

DDP held its 2024 Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 22 at MGM Grand Detroit. Thanks to an incredible lineup of speakers — Mike Tirico, Roger Penske and Daniel J. Loepp. During the meeting, the audience learned about their passion and advocacy for Detroit. Their dedication and continual partnership is a clear demonstration of their legacy and leadership, which guides DDP's work.

Downtown Detroit BIZ Events

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

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