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The Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation use marketing and communications strategies to get out the word that Center City Philadelphia is a great place to live, work, shop, dine and play. CCD special events enliven downtown streets year-round.

Advertising and Communications

CCD and CPDC, working with LevLane, our Center City-based advertising agency of record, use transit, print and radio advertising to position Center City as an exciting destination for dining, culture, shopping and living. CCD's consumer advertising and marketing collateral have an eye-catching signature look that sends a strong message that Center City is a fun place to be.

To reach its audiences directly, CCD and CPDC produce targeted communications, including print and electronic newsletters, direct mail and more.

(IN) Center City is CCD's free, twice-monthly email newsletter with insider tips on arts, culture, entertainment, shopping and dining in Center City. To subscibe to (IN) Center City, click here.

Center City Digest is a free, quarterly print newsletter reporting on CCD and CPDC initiatives and activities.

View the full list of CCD and CPDC publications.

Special Events

CCD produces and sponsors a full calendar of special events, entertainment and festivals that reinforces Center City Philadelphia as an exciting destination year-round.

Center City District Restaurant Week is the CCD's popular, twice-yearly invitation to sample Center City's extraordinary array of great eateries at a discount price. Learn More »

CCD's summer programming includes the popular Center District City Sips happy hours. Learn More »

CCD also co-sponsors events with merchant organizations, cultural groups and attractions to support downtown stakeholders and ensure that there's always something exciting happening in Center City Philadelphia.

The CCD deploys two colorful mobile information kiosks at special events to distribute brochures, answer inquiries and greet crowds.

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