About DD One
Each year, DD One, working in partnership with both the public and private sectors, organise and support a range of initiatives to boost trade and visitor numbers, with the aim of developing the city’s economic potential. Each initiative is designed to target and attract new business from an ever increasing geographical area, whilst ensuring that past visitors can find something to tempt them back time and again. Regular events are organised by City Centre Management on behalf of DD One. Recent events include;
Christmas Light Night
Edinburgh Outreach Tattoo
BBC Make It Digital
Battle of Loos Commemoration
Visit by the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay
Visit by the Earl and Countess of Strathearn
Dundee Cycle Fest
Commonwealth Games: Big Screen in the Square
Official Opening of Slessor Gardens by Her Majesty The Queen
The People's Tower - rebuilding the Royal Arch from cardboard
Independents Day - supporting independent shops in the City Centre
Festival of Architecture
Royal Scottish Pipe Band Championships
UB40 / Level 42 live in Slessor Gardens
Little Mix live in Slessor Gardens
Olly Murs live in Slessor Gardens
City Centre Management also undertake the bi-monthly DD One newsletter and produce the Eat, Drink and Shop initiative - available in leaflet format and on the web.
The Dundee Anti-Crime Network (DUNCAN) team within CCM oversee ongoing work promoting public safety and information through initiatives such as Radiolink, Retail and Evening Economy exclusions, Little and Lost initiative (child safe), Evening Economy and The Star Awards. The DUNCAN team support the Safezone bus by providing personal safety products.
City Centre Management also have a dedicated team of staff out on the city centre streets known as the City Centre Ambassadors, who offer visitors and the public local information, and undertake city centre house-keeping and reporting.
City Centre Management are the conduit to a wealth of business support to DD One members.