Business Resources

Welcome to the Downtown Santa Monica Business Resource page. Here you can find basic information about public safety programs, ambassador services, marketing opportunities and more. 


Your business is located in one of the country's most successful, unique and vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment districts. The area is managed by Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM) a public-private management company that works in partnership with the City of Santa Monica. 


DTSM is responsible for advising the City on public safety, security and maintenance in downtown as well as the functionality of public areas, including alleys and City-owned parking structures. DTSM also coordinates and manages numerous marketing efforts, promotions and special events in support of Downtown Santa Monica and the Third Street Promenade. We also collaborate with the City to address major issues impacting the area. 


For more information on Downtown Santa Monica Inc.'s meeting schedule and agendas, click here.


For our emergency preparedness checklist, click here



ADA Compliance 

DTSM, Inc. hosted an ADA Compliance Forum on March 7, 2023 with Ara Sahalian, Esq., an expert in ADA compliance issues. The presentation covered the most common ADA compliance issues and how to avoid them as well as best practices. A recording of the forum is available here.