IDA On the Move
Greetings, IDA members! The IDA office in Washington, D.C., is moving this week, which means servers and email could be down for brief periods of time. Thanks for your patience over the next few days.
Edinburgh is May's Downtown of the Month
Visit Edinburgh for the World Towns Leadership Summit
Edinburgh is renowned for its World Heritage site status and stunning mix of architecture. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, and also enjoys a reputation as the Festival Capital of the world. Edinburgh will host the World Towns Leadership Summit this June 14-16, in partnership with IDA.
Learn more about the city and the upcoming event.
IDA Headlines Association Industry Home Page
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has selected the International Downtown Association (IDA) and its members to showcase the value of collaboration in improving urban centers. IDA members have been shaping vibrant cities for decades. Learn more about this inspiring industry and an IDA member in your city. Watch the video.
IDA Top Issues CouncilS Develop Industry Research
The IDA Top Issues Councils feature industry leaders who produce research briefs on top urban issues identified by IDA members in the areas of economy, experience and partnership. These councils are led by industry experts who will publish best practices, insights and policy recommendations on our top issue areas.
The 2016 top issues are:
- Downtown Residential Issues and Housing Attainment
- Ability to Attract Commercial Investment
- Activating Public Space
- Pedestrian Improvements
- Maintaining Authentic Feel and Character
- Implementing Public-Private Partnerships
Learn more about IDA research efforts.