The Blue Suede Brigade is the DMC's best-in-class safety and hospitality team. Anchored by 20+ full-time employees, the 30+ member team is responsible for creating a welcoming environment throughout the entrie CBID, including Beale Street, Riverfront and the Medical District.
The team performs a dual function on the streets of Downtown Memphis, serving as both hospitality and security staff. The team is outfitted with bikes and Segways for increased mobility.
Brigadiers are trained to provide assistance and information to visitors, workers, residents, and businesses throughout Downtown. In addition, Brigadiers are the supplemental eyes and ears of the business community and our law enforcement agencies.
About the Blue Suede Brigade:
Extended hours: Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Wednesday 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday 7 a.m.-Midnight
Extended coverage area: CBID-Wide. Click here to view the coverage map.