The International Downtown Association has selected
30 of the industry’s brightest professionals for the 2019 Emerging
Leaders Fellowship Program. The fellows will learn essential leadership and
place management skills and gain practical tools in the areas of place-based
economic development, the live-work-play experience, and public-private
partnerships. Congratulations to the 2019 cohort! Click here for more information on the program and this year's rising stars.
The World Towns Leadership Summit in Tokyo, Japan, May 13-16, 2019, will explore the role of place management organizations through the lens of regional growth, social change and creativity around the globe. View the program, excursion details and registration information here.
IDA has launched a series of topical summits for 2019 based on the IDA framework of professional practice. Register now for the University & College Town Summit; Operations & Security Summit; Pacific Northwest regional conference with BIABC; Economic Development Summit; World Towns Leadership Summit; and the Place Branding & Placemaking Summit. Click here for more information about each program.