Four Levels of Corporate Engagement to Help Reach Your Business Objectives
Enter into Downtown and City Center Markets Effectively
Our different levels of corporate engagement help you:
Reach city leaders with buying power. Bottom line, it’s important to get connected to the right people. IDA is at the center of great ideas and the action needed by city leaders to make things happen.
Achieve strategic growth that increases market share. You want to reach more prospects. We help your product, solution or program gain the awareness needed for successful adoption of your solution.
Overcome roadblocks and red-tape successfully. Experiencing roadblocks is part of the journey. IDA members are experts in their local markets and can help you understand the nuaences of doing business, saving you time and frustration.
View corporate engagement opportunities below.
IDA partners with you to enter into local markets, helping reach your business objectives.Learn More
Get recognized and connected to an extremely powerful audience that wants to know more about your services.Learn More
Get the exposure you need at one of the highest-rated yearly events in our industry.Learn More
Become a recognized name by getting in front of urban leaders on a weekly and monthly basis.Learn More
Strategic partnerships are our most in-depth level of support, customized to help achieve your specific business goals.
We understand how frustrating it can be to hit roadblock after roadblock that keeps you from reaching your business objectives.
Having worked with hundreds of businesses in the private sector, IDA has been able to clear the path to creating new business that helps improve the urban landscape. Schedule a call to inquire about a strategic partnership.
On this call we’ll take the time to understand what you are trying to accomplish and determine how we can potentially help. Then we’ll create a custom plan to help you achieve the growth you are striving for.
Learn more about IDA’s audience and language for marketing to this industry.
You will no longer struggle with ineffective outreach and connections. With an audience of over 8,200, IDA helps you get in front of the right people.
Promote your solution alongside IDA webinars, research, events, downtown services directory, member networking site and other tools as we inspire healthy, resilient city centers across the globe.
Explore the 2023 Year-Round Sponsorships or 2023 Economic Development Summit and Placemaking, Operations & Security Summit Sponsorships.
Click here to view the 2023 Sponsorship Terms & Conditions.
Introduce your company live through one of these content areas – Marketing, Communications & Events; Public Space Management & Operations; or Planning, Design & Infrastructure. One live introduction or a series of introductions alongside our webinar series are available.
Presenting your own co-branded webinar is also available. Click here for details on this 2-month campaign that results in your 60-minute presentation and recording on IDA’s website for 12 months!
Companies report IDA’s Annual Conference & Marketplace is the top place they generate new business leads.
The annual event welcomes participants from cities across North America, with 1,000+ attendees expected in Chicago on October 4-6, 2023. The vast majority of attendees are members of IDA, so they receive communications featuring supporters every week. Your company has the ability to reach decision makers as 30% of attendees hold CEO or Director roles, and 90% are seasoned leaders with decision making power. The vast majority of attendees are urban place management organization (UPMO) staff or represent a government agency, so your prospects are in attendance. Over half of the attendees represent large cities, and almost as many manage budgets greater than $2 million enabling your team to share about your solutions and develop real business leads.
Reap the rewards of exposure to over 8,200 city leaders that need your products, services, programs and consulting expertise. We are honored that 98% of attendees report they recommend IDA’s event to a colleague in the industry.
Reserve your booth space today through the Ambassador package.
Reserve advertising space to gain greater brand awareness with those who have buying power.
“IDA provides tremendous value to its sponsors. Our firm has been a supporter of IDA for years, and this relationship has translated into returns that are much greater than our investments — both in bottom-line business terms as well as professional and personal development. The staff is very responsive and will work with you to figure out what best suits your needs and positions you for true, lasting success in the world of downtowns.” – Chris Beynon, AICP, Principal, MIG, Inc.