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Register for the 63rd Annual Conference

The 63rd Annual Conference & Tradeshow, aptly themed “AuthentiCITY,” will continue to advance inclusive city building discussions, and explore the role of professional place management in shaping prosperous districts that remain true to the essence of each place.

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IDA Webinar: "Leading the Process"

The "Leading the Process: Developing Public-Private Partnerships and Building your Community" webinar is coming June 21. Learn more by clicking here. Visit the webstore to reserve your spot now.

Member Surveys

The Power to Build a Better IDA Experience

IDA is examining its offerings, benefits, and membership structure, and needs your assistance as a member of the profession to help shape that future. Your feedback is valuable to us as we strive to bring the tools and resources you need to be dynamic place enhancers. This survey will take 10-15 minutes. Please be assured that all answers will be kept anonymous and will not be used or published outside of IDA. Click to take the Member survey, Non-Member survey, or Lapsed Member survey.

Did we mention that as a thank you for your thoughtful participation, you will be entered to win one of five complete printed sets of the 2016 IDA Top Issues Councils reports. A full set includes six wire bound reports valued at $400 on topics including activating public space, maintaining authenticity, attracting commercial investment, prioritizing pedestrian improvements, developing successful partnerships for place management, and exploring downtown residential activity.


2017 Conference Dates

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2017 Salary Survey Now Available

The 2017 Staffing & Salary Survey is now available for purchase, with updated data and a larger response rate than ever before.

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IDA Member Organizations

Where are IDA's North American members located?


IDA Canada

Learn about the work of IDA Canada, an IDA coalition, and read the Federal Agenda report.


Strategic Partners

Learn more about our strategic partners, including ICSC, Springboard, and Stantec. 


2016 Top Issues Council

The 2016 IDA Top Issues Councils research initiative available for sale in the webstore.