Registration Open Now for 62nd Annual Conference & Tradeshow
Join IDA and place management experts from around the globe at the signature gathering for our industry in Atlanta, Georgia, September 7-9. This year's conference theme "Progress through Partnership" embodies Atlanta's approach to achieving impact, embracing trends, and solving problems that face downtowns and urban districts worldwide.
Learn more about the 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.