Are you maximizing the potential of your downtown’s
town/gown relationship? Downtowns and higher education are forging partnerships
by embedding classrooms and campuses in the downtown core. The result? An
enhanced college experience for students and increased economic vitality for
downtowns. What are the opportunities for your downtown? Join IDA for “The
Economic and Cultural Impact of Downtown University and College Campuses”
webinar on March 21. Click here for more information and to register today.
now for the 2018 IDA College Town Summit hosted in Boulder, CO to share
strategies, build partnerships, and find inspiration. This summit, taking place
May 2-3, 2018, will focus on the unique downtowns that host colleges and
universities as the backdrop to their urban spaces. Click here for more
information and registration details.
The place management industry is growing as urban areas around the world are experiencing a remarkable renaissance. You are on the front lines of solving challenges related to placemaking, economic development, urban planning, and branding. Share your best practices with the world, and be recognized for your exceptional work, by entering the IDA Downtown Achievement Awards. Click here for more information and to submit your project today. The deadline to submit is Friday, March 30, 2018.
The Business Improvement Areas of British Columbia (BIABC), in partnership with IDA and Downtown Kelowna, present this year’s BIABC annual conference April 22-25, 2018. Innovate & Inspire will explore ideas around sustainability, placemaking, economic development and community engagement, including keynotes on space innovation and how autonomous vehicles will change our communities. Updated program, speaker bios and mobile tour information now available on the BIABC website.