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BSD Monthly Meeting Schedule

Merchant Meeting Information

News & Notes e-Newsletter

Benefits Provided by the Birmingham Shopping District
The BSD provides many programs and services that assist businesses, property owners and the entire business district. Learn more by downloading our BSD benefits letter

Join a BSD Committee 
Become more involved with the Birmingham Shopping District by filling out an application to join one of the following committees: Business Development, Special Events, Maintenance and Capital Improvements and/or Marketing. The BSD Board will review your application and you will be notified regarding the status of your request. Download the rules and application today!

BSD downtown valet map Aug18
Valet Parking

Enjoy two hours of FREE valet parking at
two convenient locations this holiday season. From Saturday, November 30th through Tuesday, December 24th, shoppers
and visitors will enjoy two hours of FREE valet parking at these locations:
Hamilton near Ferndale, and South Old Woodward near Merrill.
The service is offered Monday through Saturday
from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Enjoy! 

Heading to Birmingham? Enjoy a Discounted Lyft Ride!
Tell your customers to leave their car at home when visiting downtown Birmingham this holiday season. 

 - Type code BHAMDAY19 from 12:00 p.m. - 5:59 p.m. to obtain $7 off a ride to downtown Birmingham.

 - Type code BHAMNIGHT19 from 6:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m. to obtain $3 off a ride to downtown Birmingham. 


*Promotion is valid November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019 or when promotion funds are exhausted – whichever comes first. Please note an individual rider may only utilize a maximum of four rides during the designated daytime hours and two rides during the designated evening hours throughout the duration of this specific promotion.

Introducing the NEW Birmingham Magazine

The Birmingham Shopping District is pleased to announce the Birmingham Magazine is now a yearly publication directly delivered via mailbox to 40,000 high-end homes throughout Birmingham, Rochester, Grosse Pointe, etc. The annual edition of the Birmingham Magazine highlights places to eat, shop and play in downtown Birmingham. The team from Renaissance Media Solutions, publishers of SEEN Magazine, have brought a fresh approach with a redesigned look, new writers and editors, updated content strategies and a revamped creative direction. The magazine is a larger coffee-table style book with 100 pages. Download the 2019-2020 edition of the Birmingham Magazine online here.  For information about placing an ad in the Birmingham Magazine, contact Keith Farber at or 248-351-5107. Download the Birmingham Magazine media kit here.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring a BSD special event is a great way to gain exposure and support the community. Stay tuned for the 2020 BSD Event Sponsorship Packet coming soon for sponsorship opportunities that meet all budgets. Thank you for your support!

City of Birmingham Public Notices Webpage 
All Public Notices distributed by the City can be accessed all in one place at The City of Birmingham distributes public notices to make residents and businesses aware of important information and/or changes within your community. You’ll find a variety of notice categories on this page to help you learn what's happening around your home or business. This page is updated frequently and you’ll see a “NEW” icon next to the most recent notice added to the page. Learn more about other City Communications tools at  

Birmingham BSD Employee Discount Program registration form

Birmingham BSD Employee Discount Program participating merchants

Birmingham BSD Ambassador Program registration form

The City of Birmingham recently released information about window signage regulations and tips to help make signs visible while maintaining high standards. Download the information today.

Birmingham Fire Department's Safety Information for Businesses

The Birmingham Fire Department encourages businesses to learn about fire protection systems and proper testing and maintenance procedures. Download the information on the City's web site.

Birmingham Fire Dept. Recommends Knox-Boxes

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