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AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for the 64th Annual Conference & Tradeshow sessions and workshops. When CM credits are available, they are noted in the program. IDA's 2018 sessions provide an easy way for AICP certified planners to earn their CM credits. Register now!

IDA Master Talks

IDA Master Talks present the industry's most engaging and innovative speakers. This year's speakers include Molly Cox, President & CEO of SA2020; Kerry Morrison, Executive Director, Hollywood Property Owners Alliance; Derreck Kayongo, Global Soap Project Founder; Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper; Akshay Pottathil, Co-Director, CICS at SDSU; and more. Click here to read more about this year's speakers and the register for the 64th Annual Conference & Tradeshow, “Retropolitan: The New American City,” taking place October 24-26, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. 

IDA Toolkit

For decades urban place management leaders have been waking up each day, determined to improve their cities, make urban neighborhoods more livable, strategically fill vacant buildings, activate public spaces, and much more. They have had great success, but, too often their work goes unnoticed by the general public. As the world’s premier organization for urban place managers who shape dynamic city centers, IDA members are in a unique position to lead the effort. It all begins with a unified message and conversation. It’s time to communicate our value. Here are the tools to express what we do. Download the free toolkit now.



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 Block by Block, CityPost, ICSC, IKE Smart City, Springboard and Stantec's Urban Places. 


Join the Narrative

IDA's Urban Place Management Narrative Toolkit provides a framework for communicating our commitment to shaping dynamic city centers all around the world.