The Master Talks from the Winnipeg conference are now available on IDA's YouTube channel. Ranging from 8 to 16 minutes, these keynotes from industry experts explore authenticity, homelessness, art, diversity, inclusion, retail and more. Hear from Rod Schebesch from Stantec's Urban Places, The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation's director, Ry Moran, LinkedIn's Rosanna Durruthy and others from #IDAWPG17. Watch now!
Since 2016, a selection of the most pressing issues facing downtown urban centers has been addressed by IDA's Top Issues Councils. Applications to join the 2018 councils are open now and due Wednesday, October 25. The 2018 councils will explore the following six topics: economic development tools & incentives, inclusive places, nighttime economy, parking management, place branding, and urban transit. Apply today!
For the second year, over 50 IDA members served on six Top Issues Councils, each exploring a key topic within our industry and authoring a guidebook for sharing trends, case studies, and recommendations. Get all six reports now in the IDA webstore! Click here for more information and to read the Executive Summaries.
Are you using strategic data collection and analysis to highlight the benefit of your place management organization to your district? Join IDA for "The Power of Data" webinar on October 25 sponsored by Springboard Inc. Click here for more information and to register for this free webinar.