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Join Us for a BSD Merchant Meeting

Learn about upcoming holiday events at a BSD Merchant Meeting scheduled for  Wednesday, October 24 from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. at Evereve, located at  128 South Old Woodward Ave. Other topics on the agenda include: valet parking, Birmingham gift certificates, BSD assessment renewal and more!
Secure Your Booth at the Birmingham Winter Markt 


Birmingham Shopping District merchants have an opportunity to purchase a booth at the Birmingham Winter Markt event for half off the regular price! Join us at this festive event and reach thousands of shoppers this holiday season! Download the 2018 Birmingham Winter Markt Vendor Application here . Learn more at www.BirminghamWinterMarkt.org.
New Incentives to be Offered during Small Business Saturday

Small Business  Saturday  is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. This year s hoppers will enjoy extra perks while they tackle their holiday shopping in Birmingham on Saturday, November 24th! Shopper incentives include:

- Free parking in structures
- Free two-hour valet parking (available 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) at two locations: North Old Woodward at Hamilton, and South Old Woodward (in front of Vinotecca)
- Santa's arrival during the Santa Walk at 9:30 a.m.
- Opportunity to earn Birmingham Bonus Bucks (they're BACK!)
- Santa House OPEN from 10:30 a.m.* - 2:30 p.m. (after Santa's arrival celebration)
- Complimentary Horse-drawn Carriage Rides from 10:30 a.m.* through 2:30 p.m. (after Santa's arrival celebration)

- A chance to win the following Oakland County Prizes: $5,000; $2,000; $500 Southwest Airlines voucher! 

Learn more about plans for Small Business Saturday at the Merchant Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 24 from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. at Evereve, located at 128 South Old Woodward Ave. 
Reach Thousands with Holiday Sponsorship

Each holiday season people from near and far visit Birmingham to shop, dine and enjoy the following treasured community traditions: quaint horse-drawn carriage rides through town, the Birmingham Santa House, the Birmingham Tree Lighting, the Birmingham Winter Markt and more. Reach thousands this holiday season by taking advantage of the following sponsorship opportunities:

Birmingham Winter Markt
Shain Park will come alive with activity during the City of Birmingham's annual Birmingham Winter Markt event on Friday, November 30 through Sunday, December 2. More than 15,000 attendees will enjoy European food and drinks, gift items, holiday greens, crafts, ice carving demonstrations, live reindeer, warming stations, a Kinderhaus children's activity area, the popular Santa House, horse-drawn carriage rides and live entertainment. The Birmingham Winter Markt event is made possible through generous sponsors. Download the 2018 Birmingham Winter Markt Sponsorship Packet for more information about sponsoring this year's event. Thank you for your support!

Sponsorships are also available for the Birmingham Tree Lighting, Santa House Warming Tent and horse-drawn carriage rides. For more information please contact the Birmingham Shopping District at 248-530-1254 or jbrook@bhamgov.org.
Reach Shoppers with Kiosk Space


Take advantage of an opportunity to reach those walking and driving near the busy area of Henrietta and Maple by purchasing kiosk space! There are two openings for promotional posters (36" wide by 62" high) to be displayed during a three-month period for $300 per space throughout 2019.  Learn more and reserve your space by calling the BSD at 248-530-1200.
Frank's Shoe Service Recognized for 60 Years in Birmingham

At the Birmingham Shopping District Board meeting on Thursday, June 7, 2018, Frank Konjarevich from Frank's Shoe Service was recognized for 60 years of business in Birmingham. Congratulations, Frank!

Harp's Lingerie Recognized at BSD Board Meeting

At the Birmingham Shopping District Board meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018, Harp's Lingerie was recognized for 71 years in business and for calling Birmingham home since 1992. Congratulations!
Ceresnie & Offen Furs Recognized at BSD Board Meeting

At the Birmingham Shopping District Board meeting on Thursday, October 4, 2018, Ceresnie & Offen Furs was recognized for conducting business in Birmingham since 1969.  Congratulations!


Attend an Oakland County One Stop Shop Workshop

Now through the end of the year, Oakland County is offering workshops titled:  Starting a Business, Team SBA Financing Roundtable, Market Research Basics and more!  Learn more and register on Oakland County's website .
Avoid Fines - Follow the Snow Ordinance

As a reminder, please take a moment to review the City's  snow ordinance so you can avoid fines. Remember property owners are  responsible for salting in front of their buildings .
 
* If your store has sidewalk from the door to the street, the store or the property owner must shovel all additional  snow to the street - past the curb. If your store has parking meters in front, you must clear  snow around and between the meters. If your store has a grassy area in front, you may shovel  snow to that area as long as you do not block a pedestrian right of way.
* You must also clear  snow three feet around fire hydrants if they are in front of your store.
* When any  snow or ice shall cease to fall or form during daylight hours,  snow or ice shall be cleared within 12 hours after it stops. 
* When any  snow or ice shall cease to fall during nighttime hours, it must be cleared by 6 p.m. on the day following.
* If the specified area is not cleared, the Department of Public Services may determine that an area is unsafe. They will clear the  snow at your expense.
* You are also responsible for daily salting, as needed, to keep your sidewalk safe. The BSD contractor does not salt in front of all stores.
* Store owners or staff: If you are unsure of who is responsible for  snow removal around your building under your lease agreement, contact your landlord or property manager.
 
Please  note the Birmingham Shopping District (BSD) has contracted privately for clearing a 48" path along the sidewalk. This service is in place to provide minimum  snow clearing to make sidewalks safe and passable. Our contractor is Nick's Maintenance, LLC. For more information, contact the BSD at 248-530-1200.
Send Us Your News & Promotions

The BSD will help promote your store news, events and promotions via social media! Simply e-mail your information to info@ALLINBirmingham.com and we'll help you spread the word. Like or follow the Birmingham Shopping District on Facebook and via Twitter and Instagram (@BhamShopping).
Tell Your Employees - Discounts in  Birmingham!

Be sure your employees know they're eligible for an Employee Discount Card! The card provides discounts at participating Birmingham stores. Show them the complete list with participating merchants and discount information at www.ALLINBirmingham.com/employeediscount
Birmingham Shopping District - 151 Martin Street-Birmingham, MI 48009