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Join IDA and our local host partner West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority for the inaugural Southeast Urban District Forum. Visit West Palm Beach, Florida February 12-13, 2018 and learn about innovative mobility options; economic development strategies; and creative placemaking. Master Talk speakers will include: Victor Dover, Tony Garcia, Sam Gill, and more. Click here for more information and to register.


Be among the IDA champions growing our field of expertise! When you recruit new members, you are eligible to win awesome prizes. We have a goal to welcome at least 100 new members in 2018 and we need your help to accomplish this goal. It's easy to participate - just recommend IDA membership to your associates through the online referral portal.


Walnut Creek Downtown Business Association, California Downtown Association and IDA are excited to announce the 2018 West Coast Urban District Forum March 13-15, 2018. With a rich cultural history and thriving downtown, Walnut Creek, known as the jewel of the East Bay, is the perfect location to draw industry experts from around the region. Click here for more information and to register.


IDA Canada

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


Strategic Partners

Learn more about our strategic partners, including ICSC, IKE Smart City, Springboard, and Stantec's Urban Places. 


2017 Top Issues Councils

Learn more about the 2017 IDA Top Issues Council research initiative and visit the IDA webstore to purchase reports.