Downtown Detroit Partnership Centennial Celebration

The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) hosted its centennial celebration, marking 100 years of serving the city, on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit. Funds from the event will support the 501(c)(3) organization’s goal of creating and supporting a thriving and welcoming urban center through investment, philanthropy, community building, and innovation. The outdoor cocktail reception drew business, civic, and government leaders connected to the DDP, city, and region. Sponsors of the event, which offered a short program and live entertainment, included Carhartt, Sterling Group, Visit Detroit, the Detroit Grand Prix, Strategic Staffing Solutions, MGM Grand Detroit, and more. // Photographs by Carrie Hall