Oulun Liikekeskus ry - Oulu City Centre Association - is formed by its members at the city centre area: companies and organizations. The association cooperates closely with the City of Oulu. The association organises events in the city centre, takes care of marketing and campaigns and represents its members in various projects in co-operation with the City of Oulu.
The main objective for the association is to create Oulu downtown into an area, which has a clear northern identity with excellent accessibility, and which is diversified and competitive in specialized retailing and as a centre for cultural events. Oulu downtown should be an interesting area for property investors as well as clean, pleasant and safe area for its inhabitants.
The goals for the association are to maintain and develop the attractiveness of Oulu downtown as a business area, to enhance co-operation between companies, property investors, inhabitants and city officials and to function as a representant for its members in any activity regarding city centre operations and marketing.
Oulun Narikka Oy rents out sales booths in Oulu Market Hall, Market square sales areas and the granaries at Market Square. In addition Oulun Narikka Oy takes care of the administration on pedestrian mall Rotuaari by renting out terrace areas and giving permits for less than 2 weeks long usage of pedestrian street area.