IDA webinars provide easy access to thought leaders across multiple disciplines covering topics as diverse as downtowns themselves. From guerilla placemaking to capital improvements, practitioners have the opportunity to hear from and network with their peers at the forefront of downtown management. We offer two webinar series: Trending Topics which covers hot topics in the downtown and association world; and Best Practices which highlights award-winning projects from downtown organizations. Learn more about previous and upcoming webinars below!


Next Webinar: "Rebranding Pitfalls" on April 26

Are you considering rebranding your organization? Does your board want a new brand identity for your downtown? Are you crafting a plan to make your image and identity match with your message and goals? Discover many of our rebranding triumphs as well as some mishaps during this IDA webinar. Our experienced panel will cover topics such as addressing challenges from diverse stakeholders, managing multiple agencies vying for the contract, and handling budget constraints. Learn to overcome and prevent these common pitfalls.

Moderator: Kate Borders, President & CEO, Downtown Tempe Authority
Speaker: Eddie Romero, Vice President of Marketing & Community Engagement, Centro San Antonio

The "Rebranding Pitfalls" webinar will be held Wednesday, April 26 at 3pm EDT. Register today in the IDA webstore! Price: $35 (members) and $70 (non-members).

Save These Upcoming 2017 Webinar Dates

May 17, 2017
June 21, 2017
July 19, 2017
August 16, 2017
October 18, 2017
November 15, 2017

Member Benefits Explained

Join IDA staff and fellow peers as we walk though all the benefits of an IDA membership. This free webinar is perfect for new members or groups that want a refresher on all their benefits. The next "Member Benefits Explained" webinar will be Thursday, May 18 at 3pm EDT. Register today!

Contact Rebecca Bishophall at (202) 798-5908 if you would like a previous recording.

Past 2017 Webinar

January 18, 2017 - - Attracting Businesses and Creating a Shared Identity (webstore)
February 22, 2017 - - Got Residents? How to Keep Your New Neighbors Happy (webstore)


Missed a Webinar?

Any previous webinar is available as a podcast in the IDA Webstore.

Vendor Hosted Webinars

Host a co-branded webinar with IDA to reach city leaders! Showcase your innovative solutions by explaining to this unique audience how your company enhances urban districts and enjoy an array of marketing benefits in this customized marketing opportunity. Special interest webinars are limited to six per calendar year. Contact Tracie Clemmer at tracie@downtown.org for details today.