May 27, 2024
DPOB's largest networking event of the year

Annual Meeting

Downtown Partnership’s Annual Meeting serves as a remarkable occasion to celebrate Downtown Baltimore’s achievements and to recognize the critical role that our organization and partners have played in shaping progress in our city. By gathering more than 700 corporate and community leaders, we have cultivated a conducive environment for creating significant connections, solidifying Annual Meeting as a premier B2B event in Baltimore. 

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Annual Meeting will return in the fall of 2024, Stay tuned for details.

Celebrating Outstanding Baltimoreans

2023 Downtown Baltimore Awardees

Each year, we highlight five people and/or businesses who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to Downtown Baltimore.

Downtown Presidential Award: Joy Handy-Lane, DPOB’s Senior Executive Assistant to the President. For nearly four decades, Joy has been the steadfast anchor of Downtown Partnership. Her journey with the organization is a testament to perseverance, resilience, and an unmatched passion for bettering Baltimore. This award is a small token of DPOB’s immense gratitude and deep respect for Joy’s remarkable contributions

Downtown Leadership Award: Presented to Senator Ben Cardin for his lifetime dedication and unmatched representation of Downtown Baltimore and the Greater Baltimore region on a federal level.

Downtown Innovation Award: Presented to Baker Donelson for their ingenious approach to filling an entire vacant floor through the creation of the The Light of Baltimore Incubator program.

Downtown Revitalization Award: Presented to Oak View Group for their masterful conversion of CFG Bank Arena. Turning an aging venue into a state-of-the-art facility attracting major national touring acts and redefining what entertainment means in Downtown Baltimore.

Downtown Clean & Green Award: Presented to BGE for their tireless commitment to creating a more beautiful Downtown through employee volunteer efforts, community plantings, and sponsorship of vibrant public art projects.


Downtown Baltimore Awardee, BGE. at 2022 Annual Meeting Event.
A Look Back

Explore Annual Reports

DPOB’s Annual Meeting celebration marks the release of our Annual Report. Our yearly publication where we get to tell Downtown Partnership’s story, celebrate our year in achievements, and shares our vision for the future of Downtown Baltimore.


Annual Report

Celebrating 40 Years of Service to Downtown Baltimore.

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Annual Report

Let's create long-term solutions that yield a more prosperous Baltimore for all. NO DISTRACTIONS.

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Annual Report

When you picture Downtown, our iconic skyline probably comes to mind. When we picture Downtown, we see the people committed to it who make it special. We see an inclusive community of residents, businesses, and visitors who chose us. They are at the heart of everything we do, and we want to reciprocate and demonstrate our commitment to creating a place that’s not just convenient—but magnetic.

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