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IDA Breakout Sessions

For decades, urban place management professionals have acted as leaders of their communities by undertaking the strategic and visionary work of city building. The 2018 conference will be organized around IDA’s 7 official knowledge domains, recognizing the distinct areas of professional practice used to shape vibrant urban districts which anchor the well-being of towns, cities, and regions around the world. Explore the 2018 breakout sessions now.

IDA Google Webinar

The mission of Google’s Get Your Business Online program is to help every business be found by every customer looking for them online. Learn how you can partner with Google to help the small businesses you work with in your community, using resources, trainings, gear and one-on-one help from the Google team. Click here to learn more and to register for this free webinar on August 22.

IDA Google Webinar

The 2018 pre-conference tours and workshops in San Antonio are filling up quickly! If you did not previously register for a tour or workshop, contact the registration team at to add it to your itinerary. Click here to learn more about tours, workshops and availability.

IDA Master Talks

IDA Master Talks present the industry's most engaging and innovative speakers. This year's speakers include Governor John Hickenlooper from Colorado and Akshay Pottathil, Co-Director of CICS at San Diego State University. More details on the 2018 speakers will be released regularly leading up to the 64th Annual Conference & Tradeshow, themed “Retropolitan: The New American City,” taking place October 24-26, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Click here to read more about this year's speakers and the register for the conference.



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. 


Top Issues Councils

Learn more about the IDA Top Issues Council research initiative and visit the IDA webstore to purchase reports.