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IDA Research: 2015 Staffing & Salary Survey Now Available
IDA is pleased to make available the 2015 Staffing & Salary Survey! This latest issue of the survey includes a 22% increase in the number of respondents, allowing us, for the first time, to provide salary information with percentiles. This new method of presenting data will better allow you to understand what CEO and key staff are earning as it relates to their organization's budget, size and geography.

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Enter Today! Downtown Achievement Awards
Submit your most creative programs and projects to be recognized as industry best practices through the Downtown Achievement Awards! Has your hard work made your downtown a more vibrant place? Be recognized for your achievements. The deadline to apply is June 12, 2015.

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Book Review: Walkable City
A take back our streets movement is well underway in the United States. Jeff Speck’s Walkable City is an enjoyable journey into understanding why walkability matters to the success of downtown and the broader community. What is surprisingly refreshing is the humility that Speck displays in making the case for walkability.

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Upcoming Events

Special Interest Webinar: Downtown Achievement Awards Guidelines
May 27, 2015 at 3PM EST
Get recognized for your exceptional work by entering the IDA Downtown Achievement Awards presented by ABM! Join Awards Jury volunteers as they discuss the new submission process, the juror criteria, and more.

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Midwest Urban District Forum: Detroit
June 24-25, 2015
Join us in Detroit where we will explore the transforming experience of Midwestern urban business districts. From the evolution of CBDs into mixed-use neighborhoods; to the shifting demographic preferences of a new workforce; to innovative approaches on activating civic spaces, there is much to explore.

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IDA 61st Annual Conference & Tradeshow: San Francisco
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2015
This year’s conference theme – Bridge the Gap – looks at how innovation, inclusion, and inspiration bridge common issues facing downtowns and urban districts from coast to coast. Immerse yourself among a diverse group of place management professionals and be inspired by top urban thinkers in one of the most innovative cities in North America.

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Celebrating 60 Years

Help us celebrate 60 years by reaching our goal of 60 new members in 2014. Renew your membership or join today!

 

Strategic Partners

Learn more about our strategic partners, including the International Council of Shopping Centers. 

 

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IDA's 61st Annual Conference & Tradeshow in San Francisco, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2015