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The Burlingame Downtown Business Improvement District (DBID) is a coalition of approximately 500 businesses working together to promote business and civic activity in the downtown Burlingame, California. Burlingame DBID strives to enhance the aesthetics and environment throughout the downtown area, sponsors and promotes special events such as sidewalk sales and holiday activities, provides marketing support to our business members, and act as advocates of the downtown to the City of Burlingame all while working closely with the Burlingame Chamber of Commerce.
WHAT BURLINGAME DBID DOES FOR THE BURLINGAME COMMUNITY
- DBID coordinates FALL FEST - a weekend community event for the whole family. Fall Fest, awarded a 2018 "Award of Excellence" by the City of Burlingame & the Burlingame Police Department, features food, music and activities for the whole family.
- DBID coordinates, in partnership with the City of Burlingame & the Burlingame Police Department, the CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS holiday tree lighting and parade - an annual Burlingame tradition featuring, music, kiddie rides and a visit from Santa.
- DBID coordinates FIRST FRIDAY - live music in the evening under the pergola on Burlingame Avenue from April through November on the 1st Friday of every month.
- DBID purchased and coordinates all the banners hung throughout the downtown Burlingame business district.
- DBID purchases American Flags that are hung up and down Burlingame Avenue, with the help of our local Scout Pack, on major holidays.
WHAT BURLINGAME DBID DOES FOR THE DOWNTOWN BURLINGAME BUSINESSES
- DBID updates the Kiosk maps on Burlingame Avenue
- DBID financially supports the hotel TROLLEY & designs and prints the Trolley maps distributed by the hotels.
- DBID communicates monthly with all the downtown businesses, striving to keep all the business owners in the loop on all things Burlingame City related.
- DBID hosts member mixers to introduce new business owners to the business community.
- DBID acts as a liaison between the downtown businesses and the City of Burlingame.
- DBID provides support to the downtown businesses through social media efforts and marketing efforts.