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IDA Opens Call for Sessions + Downtown Achievement Awards
The Call for Sessions is now open for IDA’s 61st Annual Conference & Tradeshow in San Francisco, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2015. Submit your proposals on the innovative ways district management organizations “bridge the gap” every day. Plus, submit your most creative programs and projects to be recognized as industry best practices through the Downtown Achievement Awards!

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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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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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Upcoming Events

Trending Topics Webinar: Building a Strong Relationship with Local Law Enforcement
May 6, 2015 at 3PM EST
Join IDA and our panelists as we discuss a brief history of modern-day policing, how the police department manages the expectations of downtown stakeholders, and how to create successful programs and strategies.

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IDA + BIABC Pacific NW Regional Conference 
May 4-6, 2015
Hear fresh perspectives from across North America on topics like retail recruitment & retention, including newcomers in your downtown, the role of arenas/arena districts, programming public spaces, managing growing, downtown resiliency, and more – all relevant to big and small downtown associations.

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Best Practices Webinar: Bernard Avenue Revitalization
May 13, 2015 at 3PM EST
Join IDA and the City of Kelowna as we discuss how to navigate from consultation to construction and how to bring together key stakeholders and the community-at-large to shape a new vision of revitalization.

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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