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Improving Tenant Mix: A Guide for Commercial District Practitioners
ICSC's Improving Tenant Mix: A Guide for Commercial District Practitioners is an invaluable guide for economic development practitioners leading retail attraction efforts in downtowns and neighborhood business districts.

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IDA Announces Dates of Spring Regional Events
Save the date for these upcoming events! Our spring meetings are delivered in collaboration with regional partners and are designed to provide easy access to IDA thought leaders and networking all while exploring topics that are particularly relevant to a specific geography.

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Announcing the NEW Downtown Career Center
Whether you're looking to take your next professional step forward or you're looking to hire the most talented downtown practitioner, make sure the new Downtown Career Center is part of your search. The Downtown Career Center is one of the most trafficked pages on the IDA website and with steep discounts for IDA members, offers the industry's best value in finding new talent.

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Upcoming Events

West Coast Urban District Forum: Santa Monica, CA
March 9-11, 2015 at 3PM EST
The West Coast Urban District Forum will tackle the issues and topics affecting downtowns, including: homelessness, creative placemaking, economic development, transportation, clean and safe programs, and so much more. Join peers for a complete set of breakout sessions, tours, and networking opportunities.

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Trending Topics Webinar: Cost Evolution of Downtown Events 
March 11, 2015 at 3PM EST
The costs of producing downtown events are up. What are the new realities downtown event producers are facing and how are BIDS addressing these?

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Best Practices Webinar: How the Right Plan can Create Instant Success
March 25, 2015 at 3PM EST
Join our presenters as they discuss the success you can achieve with the right task force, a well-documented budget, and the right plan.

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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. 


Save the Date!

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