About IDA

The International Downtown Association is the premier organization for urban place professionals who are shaping and activating dynamic city center districts. 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. For more information, visit www.downtown.org.


Become a member

Our members are downtown champions who bring urban centers to life, bridging the gap between the public and private sectors. For more information on how to join IDA and be part of shaping this rapidly growing industry, click here.