2016’s Annual Conference Tradeshow Exhibitor list. Exhibitors for 2017 will be coming soon.



ABM helps improvement districts attract and retain visitors to their downtowns by ensuring the city is clean, safe, friendly and aesthetically pleasing. ABM provides public space maintenance, security and ambassador services, street cleaning, graffiti removal, pressure washing and parking management, through stand-alone or integrated solutions. Founded in 1909, ABM provides custom solutions to districts of all sizes.

AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton is the premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including downtown improvement districts. With over 50 years of experience and 3,300 clients, our Ambassadors are highly visible and focused on making downtown districts across the country a safe and inviting place to live, work, visit, and shop.


American Express Shop Small & Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most pressing need: more customers. November 26th marks the seventh annual Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that can help create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country.


Block by Block

Block By Block is a one-stop solution for safety, cleaning, hospitality, landscaping and social service outreach programs for improvement districts. Through our passion for downtowns and urban areas we harness our creativity and draw upon best practices to create highly effective programs. We’re highly involved with each customer to not only ensure quality but to make sure our program evolves to meet the ever changing needs of your district.

Cale America Inc.

For over 60 years, Cale has installed state-of-the-art solutions globally. Cale specializes in Pay and Display, Pay-by-Space, and Pay-by-License Plate and installed the first large-scale, on-street, Pay-by-Plate system in the U.S.! Visit with us about our ever expanding products from the latest technology in single-double space meters to web terminals and mobile payments. We strive to be your parking solutions partner!

Corbin Design

Corbin Design is a national leader in wayfinding and sign system design. The firm has developed wayfinding systems for over 70 cities including some of the nation’s largest urban areas and most unique towns. Our clients include Atlanta, Calgary, Fort Worth, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Raleigh, St. Louis and Tulsa.



Dero supplies innovative bike parking and bicycle transit solutions. Our racks, repair stands and pumps, shelters and lockers are high quality and secure. Ultrasite’s site amenities, shades, shelters, dog parks and outdoor fitness products, are the superior choice – a low maintenance, durable solution for any outdoor recreation location.

Downtown Decorations, Incorporated

Downtown Decorations provides the highest quality banners and holiday décor, including but not limited to custom & seasonal banners, banner hardware, pole decorations, giant trees, foliage and architectural lighting. Dramatic visual elements – from light pole banners, to towering showpiece trees and captivating displays – will create enchanting streetscapes for your community.

Downtown Diva

Downtown Diva’s upgraded Main Streets Database Template 4.0 ,manages your contacts, businesses, sponsorships, projects, events, vacancies, property info, BID formulas and more – all in one place. Get letters, lists, reports, mailing labels, and everything you and your staff need at the touch of a button. Screenshots at www.downtown-diva.com/database.php.



EarthPlanter is the #1 Selling and #1 Recommended Commercial Self-Watering Planter. You’ll grow bigger, more beautiful flowers while saving 50-80% in Labor, Water Usage and other costs connected to traditional planter maintenance. It’s the fastest return on investment in the industry and your downtown will never look better.


Eco-Counter is the leader in urban pedestrian monitoring in North America. Knowledgeable experts and intuitive software make analyzing pedestrian traffic meaningful. This data has helped our clients around the world to show the value of their initiatives and justify future investments.

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Working with Business Improvement Districts for over 14 years, Eponic Corp created a cloud computing platform and mobile data acquisition software, that offers a broad range of integrated applications and web-based reporting tools for Safety, Cleaning, Maintenance, Homeless Outreach, Hospitality Programs & BackOffice database management.


Geocentric is the leading provider of Web Software for Destination Districts. Our Citylight® Content Management System enables Downtown Districts to publish responsive websites, directories, calendars, and custom interactive maps. We are proud of our long-term commitment to IDA and our award-winning work with over 30 IDA member organizations.

GDI Services Inc.

GDI Services Inc. is a national company with offices throughout the US and Canada specializing in Business Improvement Districts with clean and/or safe programs customized to your needs. They provide trained personnel, equipment, systems, operating plans and controls. Their nationwide programs include: project management, litter control, mechanical sweeping, ambassador/hospitality services and steam cleaning.


Smart cities are transforming to use the latest intelligent and green initiatives to improve efficiencies in all facets of human life. Data collected in real-time from connected systems is integral to improving public safety. To act swiftly in events and crises, cities need data compiled, correlated and delivered as actionable information.



ICSC represents the global retail real estate industry and provides opportunities to network with important contacts, market your community and create retail success. ICSC’s P3 Retail Program builds relationships through local and regional meetings. These events provide public officials, economic developers, and non-profit commercial district professionals an opportunity to discuss goals and challenges and build strategic partnerships with the development community. IDA members benefit from ICSC’s generous contribution as an Urban Champion sponsor as well as tailored retail education to meet your needs for a thriving downtown community.



IKE is a communication platform connecting BIDs with citizens and visitors in dynamic new ways. The IKE touchscreen kiosk system is an interactive hub connecting pedestrians with relevant information, including wayfinding, transportation, and events. Through sponsorships managed by the IKE team, the system provides a recurring revenue stream to the BID, while requiring no capital or operational investment.


Ikoniq provides food service and retail venues with higher-quality portables that are designed better, engineered better and delivered at a competitive price to last for years of heavy use in harsh environments. Our collaborative approach leads to carts and modular kiosks that create greater customer engagement, and therefore greater revenue.


Kovida specializes in Salesforce CRM implementation, integration, custom development, training, & support. We help BIDs connect with their audiences, seamlessly tracking and managing buildings, businesses, contacts, & development initiatives. From Case Management to Project Management, our team identifies scalable, low-cost solutions and implements them in 30-90 days, empowering clients to build, grow, & maintain relationships with their constituencies.


Motionloft delivers the data to understand the physical world around us by counting people, vehicles, and bicycles. Motionloft works with cities wanting to attract retailers, walkability, marketing efforts, and credentialed data for bids. Motionloft has proprietary hardware, software, a private 3G network, owning the install and maintenance of the entire network.


The NuPark parking management system is a cloud-based parking management software platform that fully leverages license plate recognition (LPR) for parking enforcement, permit management, access management and parking events. The NuPark Parking Management System was designed by parking professionals for parking professionals.

Responsible Hospitality Institute

The Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) provides community stakeholders with innovative services and collaborative opportunities that enrich and capitalize on the nighttime economy. Match vibrancy and safety with increased demand for sociable places to eat, drink, listen to music, and dance in “the other 9 to 5.” Learn and connect: www.rhiweb.org



Stantec’s Urban Places Group helps clients realize the full range of benefits that flow from fully urban, walk-able downtowns, neighborhoods, and suburban centers. Driven by data and grounded in the marketplace, our plans inspire people. They generate excitement. They respond to stakeholder concerns. And they’re helping dozens of communities across North America chart a path to greater livability, equity, and sustainability.



Streetplus is the only privately held and operated provider of clean, safe and friendly services for improvement districts. Join others that have made the switch from other contractors to Streetplus and enjoy the many benefits available through our customized programs, to include social service outreach and technology designed for improvement districts.

The Signage Foundation

The Signage Foundation empowers communities through research on sign codes, wayfinding, traffic safety, urban identity, sign design & placement, and much more. We facilitate dialogue with architects, urban planners, developers and other constituencies to contributes to more livable cities, thriving businesses and vibrant and effective sign strategies.


Victor Stanley

Victor Stanley, a leader in quality site furnishings, helps you bring your visions to life. From benches and litter receptacles to bike racks and planters, we meticulously design, engineer, and manufacture every detail to ensure our site furnishings will withstand the test of time. Founded over 50 years ago, we help create a place for people to gather, live life, and make timeless moments.

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2016 Downtown Achievement Awards

The 2016 Downtown Achievement Pinnacle Awards will be announced and you can find out more about these award-winning projects by visiting the booth sponsored by ABM.

Destination Showcase

Explore how the effects of intensification are impacting downtowns from around the world and gather materials from other cities in case you’d like to plan a visit!


Interested in Exhibiting?

For more details, contact Tracie Clemmer at tracie@downtown.org. View more information regarding the new design for the Winnipeg Tradeshow and the 2017 application here.

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