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Register Now: "Rebranding Pitfalls"

Are you considering rebranding your organization? Does your board want a new brand identity for your downtown? Are you crafting a plan to make your image and identity match with your message and goals? Learn to overcome and prevent these common pitfalls.

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Save the Date: September 13-15, 2017

The 63rd IDA Annual Conference and Trade Show, aptly themed “AuthentiCITY,” will continue to advance inclusive city building discussions, and explore the role of professional place management in shaping prosperous districts that remain true to the essence of each place.

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2017 Salary Survey Now Available

The 2017 Staffing & Salary Survey is now available for purchase, with updated data and a larger response rate than ever before.

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IDA Headlines Association Industry Home Page

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has selected the International Downtown Association (IDA) and its members to showcase the value of collaboration in improving urban centers. IDA members have been shaping vibrant cities for decades. Learn more about this inspiring industry and an IDA member in your city. Watch the video.

IDA Member Organizations

Where are IDA's North American members located?


IDA Canada

Learn about the work the IDA Canada, an IDA coalition, and read the Federal Agenda report.


Strategic Partners

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


Downtown Rebirth

An analysis of the live/work dynamic in America's 150 largest cities.