International Downtown Association


The International Downtown Association (IDA) is the premier organization for urban place professionals who are shaping dynamic city center districts. Our members are downtown champions who bring urban centers to life. We represent a growing industry of more than 2,500 organizations employing 100,000 people throughout North America alone. IDA enables networking with fellow professionals, and is a resource center for ideas and innovative best practices in urban place management. Our adaptive members bridge the gap between public and private sectors, convening critical partnerships for transportation connectivity, maintaining public spaces, retail attraction, marketing, and more – to name just a sampling of their transformative work.
1025 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Suite 500W
Washington, DC 20007