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IDA Google Webinar

The mission of Google’s Get Your Business Online program is to help every business be found by every customer looking for them online. Learn how you can partner with Google to help the small businesses you work with in your community, using resources, trainings, gear and one-on-one help from the Google team. Click here to learn more and to register for this free webinar on Wednesday, August 22.

IDA Toolkit

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 Ross Bruce Martin, Economic Agitator; Kerry Morrison, Executive Director of Hollywood Property Owners Alliance; Derreck Kayongo, Global Soap Project Founder; Janet Marie Smith, Senior VP, Los Angeles Dodgers; Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper; and Akshay Pottathil, Co-Director, Center for Information Convergence & Strategy at SDSU. 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

For decades, urban place management professionals have acted as leaders of their communities by undertaking the strategic and visionary work of city building. The 2018 conference will be organized around IDA’s 7 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 2018 breakout sessions and start planning your agenda.



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.