The Downtown Management Authority Annual Board Meeting to approve the budget will take place Tuesday, April 23rd at 11:30am. Please RSVP to Joy Handy Lane at jlane@dpob.org to receive a Zoom link.
Downtown Management Authority will hold a public forum for feedback and input on the annual budget on April 25th, 11am at Downtown Partnership’s office (at 20 S. Charles St. 6th Floor). RSVP to Joy Handy Lane at jlane@dpob.org.
The Downtown Management Authority Annual Board Meeting to approve the final budget will take place Friday, April 26th at 1:00pm.
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Building A Better Baltimore

The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore is your connection to everything that’s happening in Maryland’s largest business center, cultural district, and fastest-growing neighborhoods.

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Our Focus

Continually working to ensure that the Downtown experience is safe, hospitable, and memorable.

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Let's Celebrate the Wins

Over the past year, we doubled down on services to help our members, residents, stakeholders and community partners find new ways of doing business, having fun, staying safe, and connecting amid an unprecedented global pandemic.

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Making Baltimore great for over 35 years

Notable Projects and Initiatives

Together with Visit Baltimore, we produce Baltimore Restaurant Week. Without Downtown Partnership there would be no First Thursday’s Concerts, Charm City Circulator, or annual Monument Lighting in Mt. Vernon. We are also big proponents of the arts, supporting public art installations throughout Downtown, managing the Bromo Arts & Entertainment District, and working with property owners and local organizations to find new homes for arts and entertainment venues in Downtown Baltimore. At our core, Downtown Partnership is a membership organization that convenes, advocates, and markets Downtown Baltimore as a destination of choice for people to live, work, visit, and invest.

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Baltimore Restaurant Week

Baltimore Restaurant Week is the region’s oldest and largest restaurant week promotion, featuring approximately 100 of the best dining establishments in central Maryland.

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Downtown BOOST Program

This grant and professional development program aims to build a more equitable Downtown, one Black-owned business at a time.

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Bromo Arts and Entertainment District

Downtown Partnership and Baltimore City partnered to create the Bromo Arts & Entertainment District in 2012 as an economic development initiative to realize the area’s potential as a thriving downtown arts neighborhood.

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Charm City Circulator

We helped launch the Charm City Circulator (CCC), a fleet of 24 free shuttles that travel four routes in the central business district of Baltimore City, as a means of reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions Downtown.

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Meet Our Board of Directors

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* = Executive Committee

Mark Wasserman *

Chair Retired

Zed Smith*

Vice Chair The Cordish Companies

Mark Pollak*

Secretary Ballard Spahr LLP

Carrie Schreiber*

Treasurer Truist Financial

David M. Gillece

Emeritus Status Cushman & Wakefield of Maryland, Inc.

Ally M. Amerson*

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law / City Resident

Sister Helen Amos*

Mercy Medical Center

Christine D. Aspell

KPMG, LLP

Edwin R. Brake*

Ellin & Tucker

Mark Caplan*

The Time Group

William E. Carlson

Shapiro Sher

Jeff Clary*

Grander Capital Partners, LLC

Trip Deeley

Stifel

Jennifer Driban

National Aquarium

Delali Dzirasa

Fearless

Jonathan Flesher

Beatty Development Group, LLC

Marlon V. Fortineaux

RSM US LLP

Terri Freeman

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Michael Frenz

Maryland Stadium Authority

Anthony P. Gallo

T. Rowe Price

James E. Goodrich

Saul Ewing

Ben Greenwald

Arrow Parking

Terri Harrington

Harrington Commercial Real Estate

Antonio Hayes

Maryland State Senator - District 40

Ryan Hemminger

Fearless

Melodie Hengerer

Baker Donelson

Barry J. Herman

Womble Bond Dickinson LLP

John Hermann

Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT)

Joseph Hovermill

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Al Hutchinson*

Visit Baltimore

Dr. Bruce E. Jarrell

University of Maryland Baltimore

Mark P. Keener

Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP

Carim Khouzami*

BGE

Louis J. Kousouris, III *

MCB Real Estate, LLC

Ron Legler

France-Merrick Performing Arts Center Broadway Across America

Lynn S. Manthy

Wells Fargo Commercial Banking

John McCardell

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Alexa Milanytch*

Chase Brexton Health Care / Downtown Resident

Sharon Nevins

The Baltimore Banner

James Owens

Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Bruce W. Panczner

Paradise Management, LLC

Tim Polanowski

Bay City Management Company, LLC

Eric Fitzgerald Reed*

Verizon

J. Thomas Sadowski

MEDCO

Phylis A. Seman

CBRE Group, Inc.

Onahlea Shimunek*

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

David J. Shuster

Kramon & Graham, P.A.

Ferrier R. Stillman*

Tydings

C. William Struever

Cross Street Partners, LLC

Scott Szeliga

CohnReznick LLP

Colin Tarbert

Baltimore Development Corporation

Charles G. "Chuck" Tildon, III

University of Maryland Medical System

J. MacGregor Tisdale*

First National Bank

Stacie E. Tobin

Venable LLP

Brian S. Walter*

M&T Bank

Juan Webster

Sagamore Pendry Baltimore

Michele L. Whelley*

M.L. Whelley Consulting, LLC

Jayson T. Williams

Mayson-Dixon Companies
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Upcoming Events

Events
Fitness Park Yoga in the Park with Bikram Yoga On the Go

This spring, enjoy $5 yoga classes in Center Plaza with Bikram Yoga on the Go (BYOG) — an organization that brings fitness and yoga to unconventional spaces.

April 30 @ 12:00 pm More Info
Pratt Street Market Pratt Street Market

Don't have lunch at your desk! Pratt Street Market, presented by PNC Bank returns to Pratt & Light Streets every Thursday, May-September, 2024.

May 2 @ 11:00 am More Info
Pratt Street Market Pratt Street Market

Don't have lunch at your desk! Pratt Street Market, presented by PNC Bank returns to Pratt & Light Streets every Thursday, May-September, 2024.

May 9 @ 11:00 am More Info
Members Only Coffee with DPOB and B&O Cafe

DPOB Members — Get ready for an exclusive opportunity to network, indulge in catered lunch, and stay updated on the incredible work championed by Associated Black Charities at Lunch with DPOB on February 7, 2024.

May 14 @ 8:30 am More Info
Fitness Park Yoga in the Park with Bikram Yoga On the Go

This spring, enjoy $5 yoga classes in Center Plaza with Bikram Yoga on the Go (BYOG) — an organization that brings fitness and yoga to unconventional spaces.

May 14 @ 12:00 pm More Info
Pratt Street Market Pratt Street Market

Don't have lunch at your desk! Pratt Street Market, presented by PNC Bank returns to Pratt & Light Streets every Thursday, May-September, 2024.

May 16 @ 11:00 am More Info

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