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.

About Education Opportunities

From national conferences to specialized webinars, IDA is committed to fostering industry knowledge, education, and information. Join industry professionals at the 65th Annual Conference & Tradeshow in Baltimore in October 2019. Continue the sharing of best practices and trends of the industry between conferences with our monthly webinar series. IDA provides and facilitates educational experiences for all segments of downtown management.


Education Links

IDA's Annual Conference & Tradeshow

IDA hosts the industry's largest gathering each fall at the Annual Conference & Tradeshow. Information will be coming soon for the 2019 conference taking place October 28-30 in Baltimore, Maryland.

IDA Emerging Leader Fellowship

A week-long experiential program that will bring together a cohort of IDA professionals from within the urban district management industry.

2019 Upcoming Events

Explore the globe at IDA's regional spring conferences, with events in Los Angeles, CA; Raleigh, NC; Phoenix, AZ; Surrey, BC, Canada; Oklahoma City, OK; Huntsville, AL; and Tokyo, Japan. 


IDA offers monthly webinars that connect downtown practitioners around topics that are relevant to the industry. If you miss a webinar, you can purchase the recording in the webstore.

Master Talk Series

IDA Master Talks present the industry's most engaging and innovative speakers. Watch videos from previous Master Talk speakers by visiting IDA's YouTube channel.

Conference Presentations

Members can access past regional event and conference presentations in the IDEA Connection library.