About Education Opportunities

From national conferences to specialized webinars, IDA is committed to fostering industry knowledge, education, and information. Join industry professionals at the 63rd Annual Conference & Tradeshow in Winnipeg, or the inaugural IDA College Town Summit in Tempe, Arizona. 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 63rd Annual Conference & Tradeshow: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

IDA hosts the industry's largest gathering each fall at the annual conference and tradeshow. 

2017 Regional Events

Explore the globe at IDA's regional spring conferences, with events in Nanaimo, British Columbia; Malmo, Sweden; Tempe, Arizona; and Long Beach, California.

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.


IDA offers monthly webinars that connect downtown practicioners around topics that are relevant to the industry. If you miss a webinar, you can always purchase the podcast just a few days later.