International Downtown Association


The International Downtown Association is the premier organization for urban place professionals who are shaping and activating dynamic city center districts. Our members are downtown champions who bring urban centers to life, bridging the gap between the public and private sectors. We represent an industry of more than 2,500 place management organizations, employing 100,000 people throughout North America and growing rapidly around the world. Founded in 1954, IDA is a resource center for ideas and innovative best practices in urban place management.

IDA maintains a wide array of resources on best practices, trends, and research to ensure urban place professionals are always at the forefront of the industry. From national conferences to specialized webinars, IDA is committed to fostering industry knowledge, education, and information; and provides and facilitates educational experiences for all segments of downtown management. Members can access cutting-edge industry research, presentations of best practices and samples to learn from other organizations, and publications that cover relevant issues.
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