Advancing Places: Small Business Support Services

Overview: During these challenging times, public-private partnerships are more important than ever before. Small businesses and micro-enterprises are facing unprecedented economic pressure. Hear from three different organizations and learn about the support services, resources and investments they are providing to their respective business communities. Come away with ideas to apply in your city.

July 24, 2020 | 11:15am ET (8:15am PT) 

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Domain: Economic Development

CM Credit: 1
AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for this webinar. More information about AICP’s CM program can be found here

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.


  • Davon Barbour, Director, Community and Economic Development Division, Los Angeles County Development Authority
  • Mary-Claire Burick, President, Rosslyn Business Improvement District (Arlington, VA)
  • Tara Palacios, Director, BizLaunch, Arlington Economic Development (Arlington, VA)


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



Davon Barbour


Mary-Claire Burick


Tara Palacios

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