Marketing & Events

CCD uses marketing and communications strategies to convey the many ways Center City Philadelphia is a great place to work, live, shop, dine and enjoy.

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The Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation use marketing and communications strategies to convey the many ways Center City Philadelphia is a great place to work, live, shop, dine and enjoy cultural activities. CCD special events enliven downtown public spaces and parks year-round. 

Advertising and Communications

CCD and CPDC 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 an enjoyable place to be. 

To reach its audiences directly, CCD and CPDC produce targeted communications, including print and electronic newsletters, direct mail, social media 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. By signing up for (IN) Center City, you will also receive the CCD Parks newsletter, a monthly email with information about programs and events at the four CCD-managed parks. To subscribe to (IN) Center City and CCD Parks newsletters, 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.

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

Year-round, CCD produces events at the four Center City District-managed parks. Please visit ccdparks.org for more details.

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.

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