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All of us at IDA are excited to release the new IDA website and member database. Not only is the member experience greatly improved, but our new system will provide enhanced and direct access to member resources in the Knowledge Center, new illustrative organization profiles, and most importantly, begin to harness the power of data - making IDA the central hub of place management industry intelligence. Visit to get started today. Please note: the old website with domain will be accessible for a short time longer, but information will not be updated.


Save the date! The 65th Annual Conference & Tradeshow will take place October 28-30, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. This year’s theme will bring together the brightest industry minds to discuss what it means to be #ProudlyUrban and how embracing this mindset can benefit districts of all sizes.



Top Issues Councils

The 2018 Top Issues Council reports are now on sale. The reports explore key topics within the industry including economic development, place branding, parking and more.


Strategic Partners

Learn more about our strategic partners, including Block by Block, ICSC, Sky Connect Networks, 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.