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In the rapidly evolving transportation landscape, the bicycle will play an increasingly important role as cities strive to provide multi-modal options for their ever-growing populations of urban dwellers. Join the IDA Bicycle Improvements & Policy Top Issues Council for a webinar, Increase the Use of Bicycles in Urban Places, on September 19. Register now!

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For decades urban place management leaders have been waking up each day, determined to improve their cities, make urban neighborhoods more livable, strategically fill vacant buildings, activate public spaces, and much more. They have had great success, but, too often their work goes unnoticed by the general public. As the world’s premier organization for urban place managers who shape dynamic city centers, IDA members are in a unique position to lead the effort. It all begins with a unified message and conversation. It’s time to communicate our value. Here are the tools to express what we do. Download the free toolkit now.

IDA Master Talks

IDA Master Talks present the industry's most engaging and innovative speakers. This year's speakers include Molly Cox, President & CEO of SA2020; Simon O'Byrne, Senior Vice President, Stantec’s Urban Places; Derreck Kayongo, Global Soap Project Founder; Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper; Mukul Malhotra, Principal, MIG, Inc.; and more. Click here to read more about this year's speakers and the register for the 64th Annual Conference & Tradeshow, “Retropolitan: The New American City,” taking place October 24-26, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. 

IDA Breakout Sessions

The 2018 conference will be organized around IDA’s seven official knowledge domains, recognizing the distinct areas of professional practice used to shape vibrant urban districts which anchor the well-being of towns, cities, and regions around the world. Explore the breakout sessions and start planning your agenda today.



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 Block by Block, CityPost, ICSC, IKE Smart City, Springboard and Stantec's Urban Places. 


Join the Narrative

IDA's Urban Place Management Narrative Toolkit provides a framework for communicating our commitment to shaping dynamic city centers all around the world.