Advancing Places: Communications

Overview: During these challenging times, communicating with stakeholders throughout your community is more important than ever before. Hear from different panelists and learn about specific communication tactics that have been employed to help support their district during these uncertain times.  Come away with ideas to apply in your city.

July 31, 2020 | 11:15am ET (8:15am PT) 

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Domain: Marketing, Communications and Events

Pricing: IDA Members: Free | Nonmembers: $40

Advancing Places is an online series aimed at empowering IDA members with the solutions needed to address the most critical urban issues of the day. This session will include a moderated Q&A and will be recorded for member and nonmember use in the future.


  • Lauren Boston, Communications Director, Georgetown BID (Washington, DC)
  • Jenny Starkey, Senior Director of Marketing & Community Relations, Cherry Creek North (Denver, CO)
  • TJ Witham, Director of Communications, Times Square Alliance (New York, NY)


  • David Downey, President & CEO, International Downtown Association (IDA)



Lauren Boston


Jenny Starkey


TJ Witham

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